Staff Engineer, Electrical Failure Analysis Engineering

  • Full-time
  • Job Type (exemption status): Non-Exempt position - Please see related compensation & benefits details below
  • Business Function: Product Design Engineering
  • 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 Electrical Failure Analysis (Defect Scanning/Mapping) and Surface Area Test (SAT) improvement activity in Sustaining product.
  •  Engage in early HAMR products ramp-up to accelerate SAT and Tribology improvements.
  • Review Failure Analysis results and provide feedback to relevant team. 
  • Collaborate with Product Engineering team to enhance SAT code for Yield, Quality improvement and Build time reduction. 
  • Collaborated with Head/Media suppliers to improve their yield, quality, cost, and supply. 
  • Support Head & Media EC qualification.
  • Develops subordinate’s performance with appropriate training and supervision.



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electronics, Electrical  Engineering or related field.
  • At least 5 years experience in Engineering, Quality related field


  • Knowledge of HDD Failure analysis, Quality (Reliability), HDD Components, HDD Process & Technology, Quality Management
  • Knowledge in programing for data analytic (Python,C++,SQL)


  • Able to communicate in English and collaboration work with global team.
  • Analytic skill with basic tool (Excel,JMP,Minitab).
  • Able to work under pressure, Problem solving, Creative, Flexible, Hard-working, Initiative, Leadership skill, Positive Thinking, Team player.

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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