Senior Manager, Human Resources

  • Full-time
  • Business Function: Human Resources
  • Work Location: Bayan Lepas PN1--LOC_WDT_MY0703
  • 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

  • Works closely with management in the implementation of corporate policies related to human resources, organizational and employee development in R&D department
  • Consults with employees and managers to address root causes of human resources issues, attempting to resolve employee relations issues with a strategic approach
  • Participates in company-wide programs and initiatives (e.g., retention program, compensation review, workforce planning and organizational change management)
  • Assists senior management in the development of solutions through organizational development and cultural and process-oriented perspectives.
  • Actively participates with business leaders to plan and execute effective talent strategies in alignment with the business strategies
  • Leverages deep understanding of the business to translate business plans into clear business-focused talent, engagement and organization strategies that achieve business outcomes
  • Ensures strong execution of identified people strategies
  • Drives the BU talent agenda and provide clear leadership on BU talent management – including assessing, developing, coaching and mentoring critical executive talent as part of implementing the company-wide talent management processes
  • Develops a deep connection to the business and drives/creates tangible business value
  • Leads and participates in cross-functional working teams on strategic initiatives
  • Proactively partners and collaborates across the global HR organization, share information, and provides thought leadership and a solution-oriented mindset to optimize the business value of the HR function

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent. Masters degree or relevant certification desirable
  • 10+ years of experience in Human Resources or relevant experience
  • Demonstrates an inclusive leadership style with an emphasis on results and developing high performing team members
  • Demonstrated success in developing cutting edge global strategy and driving process improvements in a global workplace
  • Experience leading transformation
  • Proven track record of influencing, leading and facilitating large scale strategic initiatives with multiple senior stakeholders
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and collaborative skills (including presentation skills) across levels, with an ability to persuade and influence, and the ability to build enthusiasm and commitment
  • Goal-oriented, proactive, accountable and passionate about driving results
  • Strong people management skills
  • An agile and continuous learner with personal resilience and an ability to deal with ambiguity

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.

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