Senior Engineer, Failure Analysis Engineering

  • BangPa-in, PHRA NAKHON SI AYUTTHAYA, Thailand
  • Full-time
  • Business Function: Product Design 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


  • Broad Functions​​​​​​​
    • To perform Failure Analysis on all HDD quality related failures received from internal or external customers in a timely manner.
    • To support HDD related factory initiatives to improve HDD yield, quality and reliability performance.
  • Regular Duties / Responsibilities:
    • Perform failure analysis for HDD to determine failure mechanism and pursue appropriate corrective action.
    • Maintain good and accurate records of failure analysis findings.
    • Recommend debug disposition and debug flow to Debug Team based on FA findings.
    • Support Failure Analysis for HDD qualifications / evaluations.
    • Support / Participate in New Product transfer activities, providing Engineering and Failure Analysis assistance in Pilot / PCRT builds.
    • Support HDD activities for DPPM reduction and Reliability improvement.
    • Supervise Lab Equipment installation and Maintenance.
    • Follow safety and house-keeping rules.
    • Report accidents, incidents, hazardous conditions and acts to immediate supervisor. 
  • Irregular Duties / Responsibilities:
    • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Electrical or Electronics Engineering or related technical degree required. Master’s degree is a plus.  
  • 3+ years of experience in Failure Analysis Engineer, Product Engineer or other related position in electronics industrial field.


  • Basic statistical/data analysis or Six Sigma experience.


  • Computer literacy
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Able to communicate in English (written and verbal)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools such as Power Point, Excel, and Word

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.