Senior Engineer, Supplier Quality Engineering

  • Bayan Lepas, Malaysia
  • Full-time
  • Business Function: Supplier Quality Engineering
  • 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

Jobs Responsibilities:

  • Champion problem solving and root cause analysis activities with suppliers to eliminate recurrence of non‐conformances
  • Works with cross functional team in resolving issues and disposition of material and product
  • Review supplier manufacturing processes, collaborate with suppliers on process improvement and value enhancement opportunities
  • Drive Supplier's Quality Improvement Project to enhance the detection gate at the supplier's side
  • Conduct supplier audits to drive process standardization and continuous improvement
  • Communicate effectively with all Internal & External Stakeholders
  • Manage material/supplier qualification through ECN
  • Manage supplier process change through SPCN
  • Manage supplier quality performance through SPR
  • Organize and own internal and external Review Meetings
  • Provide guidance and drive supplier quality system improvement by applying Supplier Quality Management System requirements


Jobs Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Quality, Material, Science, or equivalent).
  • Minimum 2-3 years of related experience preferably with exposure in manufacturing and quality


  • With background on Process/QA/SQE Engineering 
  • Knowledge on statistical tools
  • Data analytics skill


  • Strong problem solving and root cause analysis skills
  • 8D methodology knowledge and experience is highly preferred
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge in SPC and FMEA

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.