Senior Engineer (Supplier Quality Engineering)

Senior Engineer (Supplier Quality Engineering)

Western Digital
3-6 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description
  • SQE for assigned Commodity and/or Functional team (PN Media)
  • Work with supplier to meet Factory and SQE Goals and Objectives
  • Assure all parts shipped from supplier meet all documented Western Digital specifications & procedures and fully comply with approved PMP at supplier's Manufacturing site
  • Drive for continuous improvement in material/component Yield and Quality performance
  • Support/coordinate/lead new supplier/additional source qualification to address quality, volume and cost requirements
  • Review new supplier/manufacturing site qualification request and provide recommendation based on supplier capability and past performance where applicable
  • Attend SPR and Quality meeting with Suppliers to provide feedback on supplier's performance against Western Digital and supplier Yield and Quality metrics
  • Initiate 8D, MSSO, SPCN, ECN and execute upon approval

. Manage subordinates where assigned
  • Attend key internal Quality and Production meetings
  • Drive and manage incoming materials quality via Supplier Quality Management processes
  • Issue 8D and MSSO where required. Manage closure of these events. Recommend use of 'affected' material with minimum impact to Western Digital quality & reliability requirements drive quality improvement of new parts
  • Drive Continuous Improvement Program (CIP) at suppliers pertaining to Yield and Quality, Product Environment compliance & Contamination control (where applicable)
  • Assign new trace-ability code for new Supplier/Mfg site
  • Perform Quality System & Process audit at supplier's manufacturing site
  • Present SQR and summary of accomplishment and opportunities at supplier SPR. Drive closure of open actions
  • Regular meeting/conference call with suppliers as required

. Initiate/update procedure to reflect changes and current practice
. Performance review for subordinates (where applicable)
. Provide guidance/training to new SE/NE
Educational Required:
. Min Bachelor Degree in Applied Sc (Physics/Chemistry), Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering or any other relevant degree
Skill Required :
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work with all levels of employees at Western Digital and external Suppliers
  • Good communication skills both in verbal and written

. Good leadership skills
. Minimum 3 years experience in a Hard disk drive manufacturing environment, exposure in Product/Process/Quality Engineering/Supplier Management roles. Hands on experience in Auditing, Understanding of ISO9001, ISO14001 and/or ISO45001, Product Environmental Compliance/RoHS, use of SPC/Six Sigma, FMEA+ and be able to drive continuous improvement in SQE Quality Systems and Supplier Quality Management
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 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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