Principal Engineer, Equipment Engineering

Principal Engineer, Equipment Engineering

Western Digital
3-5 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description
  • Ability to work individually, within a team and cross-functional
  • Ability to communicate clearly in both written, presentation, and verbal mediums
  • Ability to query databases, analyze and present data.
  • Ability to write procedures for maintenance staff to perform regular maintenance items.
  • Required to evaluate, select, order, and implement equipment that is most appropriate and cost-effective per manufacturing requirements.
  • Own Equipment upgrades, installation, and modifications in order to increase process efficiency and comply with new technologies specifications and output capacity.
  • Maintain records of equipment performance, failures, upgrades, and safety issues.
  • Constantly study and evaluate the equipment performance and reliability.
  • Establish programs and implement solutions to increase uptime, reduce wafer scraps, improve the process capability and repeatability, and reduce the cost of ownership.
  • Data collection and reporting of OEE, MTBA , DT , MTBF, MTTR, and Availability on regular basis and create and follow to completion plans to improve tools performance (MTBF, MTTR and Availability).
  • Provide technical support to manufacturing for equipment repairs.
  • Support, Coordinate and Provide Technical training and certification to maintenance personnel.
  • Definition and implementation of preventive maintenance programs.
  • Planning and Controlling spare parts requirements.
  • Compiled documentation for: Equipment configuration, Trouble shooting guides.
  • Training of Maintenance staff in equipment related tasks
  • Writing of procedures and checklists for maintenance to use in the performance of their tasks
  • Analyze and design out equipment failures and deficiencies.
  • Review and recommend spare parts to be stocked and their stocking levels.
  • Proactively assist of Maintenance on tool issues that are more complex
  • Review, Analyze and react to Statistical Process Control Charts
  • Documents (FMEA/Training material /SOP/WI) generation ,update and maintenance.
  • Lead in the setting up of equipment for new product introduction.
  • Line abnormal, quality issue, yield loss investigation and in time action taken.
  • Lead KIP projects on machine performance improvement, cost reduction, yield, quality, capacity and productivity improvements.
  • Integrate equipment design with product testing by implementing efficient process control parameters, process capability and checklist where necessary for continuous improvements.
  • Train and guide processengineers/trainers/supervisors/maintenance engineers on equipment or machine by transferring technical and process Know-How.
  • Work with Process, R&D on new material and package development for machine related items.
  • Machine/tooling buy-off and standardization.
  • Follow up customer audit and action implementation.
  • 8D prepare and presentation for QAF/RMA cases.
  • Support other function teams for key projects.

  • Bachelor or above in Electrical/Electronis Engineering or Mechanical/ Mechatronis engineering.
  • 3 to 5 years working experience in Equipment engineering,process or related.
  • Machine/ mechanical knowledge in design and optimization.
  • Expertized in data analysis, and problem solving
  • Be good at QC skill, such as 7QC tools, MSA, SPC, 8D report, DOE etc.
  • Familiar with reporting/data analysis software.(PPT, excel, JMP, AUTOCAD…)
  • Detail and action oriented, self-started, ability to work independently and to deliver high quality solutions.
  • Ability to work effectively with multi-functional team member, with good communication skills.
  • Good verbal and written in English.

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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