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Staff Engineer, Manufacturing Engineering

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Location: San Jose, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000039841


  • Co-management of Capacity/Capital Planning models and databases development & analysis for Wafer FAB
  • Equipment resources planning to meet a dynamic business plan changes in product / technology mix and/or volume
  • Develop & Implement  new methodologies or systems for improved operating efficiencies in Capacity Planning
  • Identification of efficiency losses via formal Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) procedures
  • Industrial Engineering representation on the module  team to continuous improve Wafer FAB work flow efficiency / layout and  Production / Development cycle time & WIP Turn
  • Representation of Western Digital in discussions with outside services, consultants, contractors, and suppliers, as needed, to support the above duties

A four year degree in Industrial Engineering & Operation Research and 5 years of related experience, or an advanced degree and 3 years of related experience, or equivalent industry experience and demonstrated successes

  • Exemplary written and oral communication skills
  • The successful candidate must be able to write clear analyses, reports and summaries that are easily accessible and understandable by management and peers
  • The successful candidate must be able to orally present these analyses, reports and summaries at regularly scheduled and spontaneous meetings with peers and management
  • Expertise in development of Capacity & Move modeling for Wafer FAB
  • Expertise in APF & Microsoft Office programs, especially MS Excel, Access, & PowerPoint
  • Knowledge and application of proper wafer fab protocol, procedures and process flows is a plus
  • Physical ability to wear wafer fab cleanroom garments and remain in cleanroom environment for extended periods of time, for purpose of performing floor studies to support the above duties