Supervisor, Security

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

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

  • Provide guidance to the local site management team in managing physical security aspects at the site.
  • Provide leadership to your direct reports in relation to global security goals and implement plan to develop them to become SME on security matters.
  • Develop security procedures and S.O.P/Work Instructions.
  • Develop secured and safe cultures at the site through security awareness and education, campaign, and etc.
  • Conduct internal investigation on any reported security incidents and complaints.
  • Report security incident and register the case through security online database.
  • Perform security risk assessment on a periodic basis.
  • Provide training to site local security team members.
  • Monitor and ensure all security systems are running flawlessly. If there is any deficiency, it must be reported and rectified immediately.
  • Develop a plan and organize security team to pass internal and external audits (ISO, RBA, etc).
  • Plan and forecast site security budget.
  • Work closely with other departments such as HR, CREW, Production, IT, Procurement, Warehouse and Logistic. 
  • Perform evaluations and conduct business review with the security service providers.
  • Monitor and measure performance of the direct reports and outsource security guards.
  • Monitor closely high value inventory control and scrap process control by performing an internal security audit.
  • Submit weekly updates to Regional Security Manager.
  • Attend monthly meeting with security leaders from other sites.


  • Degree or Diploma level in any studies.
  • Have a minimum 5 years experiences in managing and supervising site physical security.
  • Able to converse, understand and write in English.
  • It will be an added advantage if the applicant has some knowledge related to security system tools and application, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, Malaysian Laws and RBA requirements.

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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