Principal Engineer, Quality Management System Engineering (REF6193O)

  • Batu Kawan, Simpang Ampat, Penang, Malaysia
  • Full-time
  • Business Function: Quality Assurance Engineering
  • Work Location: Seberang Perai Office--LOC_SNDK_Seberang Perai Office

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


  • Responsible to drive for compliance certification & sustaining activities for Integrated Management System IMS (ISO 9001/14001/45001/22301), RBA VAP/SVAP, QMS system tools enhancement and quality culture deployment


Responsible on below QMS scope of IMS / RBA compliance certification, tools enhancement & quality culture deployment

IMS / RBA Compliance Certification :

  1. 3rd Party Certification Audit –  Dekra & RBA
  2. Management Review
  3. Internal Audits
  4. Document Structure Enhancement
  5. Risk Opportunities Assessment (ROA) Clinic

System Tool Owner :

  1. Audit Management System (AMS)
  2. 8D Knowledge Management System (KMS) Enhancement Coordinator 

Quality Culture Initiatives :

  1. IMS Moment Development and Deployment
  2. New Hire Orientation (NHO) Training
  3. Zero Defect Mindset Deployment

System Audit Structure & Enhancement Initiatives :

  1. Internal auditors competency
  2. Manage SDSM MSQA TV & Awareness Program
  3. Part of internal auditors for Integrated Management System & IATF system audit



  • Experience – minimum of 10 years experience in QMS for ISO 9001/14001/45001/23001 and RBA/EICC certification knowledge demonstrated 
  • Minimum degree holder in Engineering for relevant field and exposure in Quality functions with minimum 10 years experience in storage or electronics manufacturing or equivalent industries 


  • Manufacturing Quality Assurance or Consulting working experience. Experience working with product development team is an added advantage.


  • Program/product management, problem solving & excellent communication skills both oral & written.
  • Knowledge for IATF 16949 certification and Six Sigma are added advantages.

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.