Principal Engineer, Quality Assurance Engineering

Western Digital

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Location: Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, 14, Thailand 
Req ID: JR-0000027192

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  • Lead & manage functional SQE team as assigned
  • Attend key internal Quality and Production meetings
  • Administer & manage daily “health” of supplier/material
  • Drive and manage incoming materials quality via Supplier Quality Management processes
  • Drive Continuous Improvement Program (CIP) at suppliers pertaining to Yield and Quality, Product Environment compliance & Contamination control (where applicable)
  • Present SQR and summary of accomplishment and opportunities at supplier SPR. Drive closure of open actions
  • Regular meeting/conference call with suppliers as require
  • Lead and perform Quality System & Process audit at supplier’s manufacturing site


  • Performance appraisal for subordinated
  • Provide guidance/training to new SE/NE staff
  • Suggest training for specific functions
  • Travel to other WD sites to meet subordinates, other functional groups to address required agenda




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a Hard disk drive manufacturing environment, exposure in Product/Process/Quality Engineering/Supplier Management roles. Incumbent should have hands on experience in Auditing, Understanding of ISO9001, ISO14001 and/or OHSAS18001, EICC, Product Environmental Compliance/RoHS, use of SPC/Six Sigma, FMEA and be able to drive continuous improvement in SQE Quality Systems and Supplier management
  • Good leadership skills and ability to manage resources effectively
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work with all levels of employees at WD and external Suppliers
  • Good communication skills both in verbal and written


Deployed by the most prominent organizations worldwide, industry-leading WD-branded hard drives (HDDs), solid state drives (SSDs) and personal storage solutions deliver the possibilities of data and high value from the information they possess. WD, SanDisk, HGST and G-Technology branded solutions position Western Digital Corporation as the world’s largest data storage company.

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