Staff Engineer, Manufacturing Engineering

  • Full-time
  • Business Function: Manufacturing Engineering
  • Work Location: Seberang Perai Office--LOC_SNDK_Seberang Perai Office
  • 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


  • Leading the path finding for SSD new equipment road map.
  • Technical lead in SSD equipment development & deployment with conjunction of IR4 / IR5 initiative.
  • Extend the equipment life with extend the new product support to optimize CAPEX spending
  • Improve the UPH and yield for the existing machine
  • Knowledge in automation software coding standardization / upgrade by to enable SECS/GEM and Database integration alias closely with MES team.
  • Support automation performance enhancement along with automation engineering team.
  • Enable machine performance data availability and automation system integration through collaboration with IT team.
  • Knowledge in APC initiative, Machine learning and Artificial Intelligent programming to enable Light-off Automation manufacturing environment.
  • Manage budget for the new equipment project according the equipment roadmap.



  • Candidate post min 8 years semiconductor industries. Has deep technical knowledge in equipment development engineering.
  • Capable to work independently with internal product design team and automation vendor for new automation development and existing automation tools upgrade.
  • Knowledge/experience in design and managing new equipment with hardware, software, deployment, production and safety team.
  • Possess strong knowledge in Automation system troubleshooting and process control. Able to train equipment technicians on equipment system level trouble shooting.


  • Degree/ Master in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, or other related.
  • Understand machine learning, data mining, quantitative analysis, artificial intelligence and predictive modeling is a plus.
  • Strong interaction with sales and customers to develop new technology for new equipment.
  • Assist in preparing purchase specification, internal or external customer document.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Good mind mapping and proficient in MS Excel, MS Project and PowerPoint presentation.
  • Be good at QC skill, such as 7QC tools, MSA, SPC, 8D report, DOE etc.


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.