Senior Supervisor, Contamination and Control Improvements

  • Full-time
  • Job Type (exemption status): Exempt position - Please see related compensation & benefits details below
  • Business Function: Contamination & ESD Control
  • Work Location: Prachin Buri--LOC_HGST_2THBS

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


  • Lead and Coach a team of Cleanliness and Electrostatic Control to ensure comprehensive coverage of contamination and ESD failure analysis, identifying the root cause, containment actions, solutions and preventive measures.
  • In depth advancement technical activities that related to manufacturing with engineering approaches for the implementation solutions to closure and ensure the sustainable good results.
  • Supervises subordinates in responsibility to accomplish job in most effective way.
  • Enhance and expand the contamination and ESD failure analysis capability of the Team.
  • Develops subordinate's performance in continuously upgrading the contamination and ESD failure analysis skills with proper training and supervision.
  • Build up effective team work for both internal and external organization.
  • Evaluates and reviews subordinates and group performance including performance appraisal for salary increase.
  • Participate in product and technology transfers between sites.
  • Coordinates and Provides solution support Production, Process, and Tooling that related of failure analysis activities to ensure product conformance to yield, quality, cost and reliability requirements.
  • Establishes performance report under appropriately.
  • Derive and develop corrective action for future improvement on contamination and ESD failure based on lesson learnt.
  • Ensure staffs member follow up policy of RBA, ESD, BCM and IMS everyone.
  • Understand and able apply policy of RBA, ESD, BCM and IMS to yourself and subordinates.
  • Participate and support internal activities that related to RBA, ESD, BCM and IMS.



  • Bachelor degree or higher in Engineering or related field
  • At least 5-7 working experience preferably in engineering related field or consumer electronics industries


  • Fluent English communication
  • Computer literacy
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools such as PowerPoint, Excel, and Word


  • Strategic planning skills
  • Problem solving and Decision making skills
  • Coaching skills
  • Coordination skills
  • Communication skills
  • ESD
  • Contamination
  • SPC
  • FMEA
  • HDD MFG Basic
  • Control Plan/ PMP
  • Problem Solving Techniques (8D, Why-Why analysis, etc.)
  • Basic statistics
  • QMS (ISO9001:2015)
  • EMS (ISO14001:2015)
  • OHSMS (ISO45001:2018)
  • 6S
  • BCM
  • RBA (Labor)/ CAM or Ethics and Compliance
  • Accountability
  • Initiative
  • Persistence
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Being observant
  • Service-minded

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.

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