Senior Manager, Facilities

  • Full-time
  • Job Type (exemption status): Exempt position - Please see related compensation & benefits details below
  • Business Function: Facilities
  • 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


  • Overall, in charge and responsible for the engineering functional group with oversight on technical strategies, system improvement, integrations & solutions, project management, budget, spending, and cost saving activities.
  • Lead and manage sustainability efforts factory wide.
  • Responsible for maintaining, coordinating, and interfacing with other department, cross sites, suppliers & contractors, and external government agencies.



  • Oversight on all engineering improvements especially those related to ITP and potential ITP.
  • Oversee on the ERM covering the PDCA on energy management.
  • Lead and manage technical solutions engaging both customers and REO cross site teams.
  • Plan and implement engineering data analytics.
  • Leads the integration of facility initiatives and ensure facility resources align with and meet business needs.
  • Develop and implement facilities design & installation for energy conservation plans to enable better capital investment and lower CPD (cost per disc).
  • Review and oversee facility capacity support to meet production demands.


  • Oversight, managing and organizing on all BU projects planning, scheduling and execution.
  • Involved in the project management spanning from engineering, procurement, construction to commissioning of facilities.
  • Manage mFJR request from internal customer including BU Capital projects and plan necessary resources to support the activities.
  • Manage and oversee contractor’s job scope, cost, quality, delivery and payment. Also support Purchasing for key facilities contractor selection.
  • Develop and execute facilities project action plans with Purchasing, Finance, Engineering, and IE to achieve targeted budget. 
  • Implements common facilities project standards.
  • Establish schedule for tender purposes, projects budgets and detailed project schedule activities.
  • Monitor procurement delivery and certify sub-contractor’s progress reports for payments.
  • Work with the construction team in monitoring variation orders and inform management of any deviations.
  • Ensure timely completion of projects and budgetary control over projects expenses in term of materials and manning levels.
  • Ensure all design works are conform to the codes and standards, safe and carried out in a safe manner.


  • To coordinate the internal and external major plan shutdown or maintenance
  • To carry out special task as assigned by supervisor
  • To support the activities to the company needs


Educational Required:   

  • Master / Degree in Engineering or equivalent.

Skill Required:                                   

  • Strong leadership characteristic
  • High command of communication skills.
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Core Business Process Understanding
  • Coaching and Developing Others
  • Organization understanding
  • Facility infrastructures and real estate operations
  • Environmental Health and Safety knowledge
  • Emergency Plan Management


  • >10-year work experience in the Facilities/Machinery Operation and Maintenance
  • Knowledge on Electrical system, clean room HVAC system and Di Ionized and Waste water treatment plant
  • Broad knowledge of the various disciplines involved in engineering and construction of facilities.
  • Must be able to establish good working relationship with vendors and consultants.
  • Minimum 3 years in Sr. management position overseeing engineers, supervisors, and other technical staffs

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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.

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