Senior Manager, Business Applications

  • Batu Kawan, Simpang Ampat, Penang, Malaysia
  • Full-time
  • Business Function: Business Applications
  • 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

  • Architect, design and data modelling for ODS and Data ware house solution
  • Responsible to support IT activities in the MFG operations and will be stationed in Malaysia
  • Responsible for the system requirements gathering, analyst, design, implementation and support of the company's business application system
  • Manage a team of highly competent analyst in support and implementation of CAMSTAR Reporting Application on Workbenches and Dashboard
  • Allocate and manage manpower for development and support.
  • Support the information requirements of the company’s manufacturing and engineering functions and its related activities through the use of application software.
  • Identify opportunities for process re-engineering and provide the IT solutions to improve on productivity and quality.
  • To support other IT staff in system integration and implementation and other IT related matters.
  • Assist in In-House Application support as well as Camstar related matter.
  • Provide end-user training in the use of application systems when necessary.
  • Lead the data and reporting team
    • Cross functional liaison with site MfgIT Team (MES, Automation, APC, etc) and manufacturing.
    • Mentoring existing team members.
    • Managing operating and project financials.
  • The data and reporting team is responsible for the following:
    • Requirements intake, analysis, and prioritization.
    • Data delivery and dashboard development for executive level dashboards using supported commercial tools like Talend, Tibco Data Virtualization, and Tibco Spotfire.
    • Maintaining data feeds to enterprise data systems.
    • Data systems solution architecture.
    • Managing projects to successful completion.



  • 10+ years of experience HDD manufacturing systems related to MES/ODS


  • Excellent understanding of high-tech manufacturing in semiconductor and/or electronics.
  • Hands-on experience with MES and knowledge of various interfacing technologies.
  • Very good understand of manufacturing systems related to MES.
  • SQL and .NET skills.
  • Highly organized with good communication skills.

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.