Manager 5, Program Management Engineering

  • BangPa-in, PHRA NAKHON SI AYUTTHAYA, Thailand
  • Full-time
  • Business Function: Program Management Engineering
  • Work Location: BangPa-In Building 3--LOC_WDT_TH1413
  • Job Type (exemption status): Exempt position - Please see related compensation & benefits details below

Company Description

At Western Digital, our vision is to power global innovation and push the boundaries of technology to make what you thought was once impossible, possible.

At our core, Western Digital is a company of problem solvers. People achieve extraordinary things given the right technology. For decades, we’ve been doing just that. Our technology helped people put a man on the moon.

We are a key partner to some of the largest and highest growth organizations in the world. From energizing the most competitive gaming platforms, to enabling systems to make cities safer and cars smarter and more connected, to powering the data centers behind many of the world’s biggest companies and public cloud, Western Digital is fueling a brighter, smarter future.

Binge-watch any shows, use social media or shop online lately? You’ll find Western Digital supporting the storage infrastructure behind many of these platforms. And, that flash memory card that captures and preserves your most precious moments? That’s us, too.

We offer an expansive portfolio of technologies, storage devices and platforms for business and consumers alike. Our data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital®, G-Technology™, SanDisk® and WD® brands.

Today’s exceptional challenges require your unique skills. It’s You & Western Digital. Together, we’re the next BIG thing in data.

Job Description


  • Obtain customer-specific product requirements, assess and recommend engineering solutions, and drive execution to meet customer requirements in a timely manner.
  • Define and drive product recipe ramp and depletion strategy to meet overall customer and WD business needs.
  • Accountable as the focal point of overall product cost for sustaining products with finance collaboration to define optimized product cost strategy and drive execution.
  • Collaborate with KPI owners to align and rationalize roadmaps ensuring consistent product strategy and execution.
  • Monitor overall engineering KPI performance and support KPI owners to address gaps vs plan.
  • Collaborate with the Quality team to define and prioritize the appropriate product improvement strategy.
  • Monitor overall quality KPI performance and support functional teams to address gaps vs. plan.
  • In event of excursions (Quality or otherwise), execute SSO process and the lead core team to define containment, disposition, root cause and drive corrective actions that meet optimized business objectives.
  • There is no subordinate for this position



  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering or related field.
  • At least 10 years in management level and 3 years experience in HDD Manufacturing.
  • Previous experience as an Engineering Program Manager / Product Engineering
  • Fluent in English communication.


  • HDD Fundamental Knowledge
  • HDD Process & Technology
  • HDD Quality Management
  • Operational Management


  • People Management & Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Risk/Crisis Management
  • Problem-solving and Decision making
  • Good Interpersonal Skill, Pro-active, Accountable, Dynamic

Additional Information

Western Digital thrives on the power and potential of diversity. As a global company, we believe the most effective way to embrace the diversity of our customers and communities is to mirror it from within. We believe the fusion of various perspectives results in the best outcomes for our employees, our company, our customers, and the world around us. We are committed to an inclusive environment where every individual can thrive through a sense of belonging, respect and contribution.

Western Digital is committed to offering opportunities to applicants with disabilities and ensuring all candidates can successfully navigate our careers website and our hiring process. Please contact us at [email protected] to advise us of your accommodation request. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.