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Director, Manufacturing Engineering

JR-0000061698 Requisition #

Director, Manufacturing Engineering


Bayan Lepas, Penang, Malaysia


Sputter Process Engineering

WD Media (Malaysia) Sdn.

Requisition #: JR-0000061698


Western Digital®


The next big thing in data is you!



  • Duplicate GO Sputter Process to attain BIC drive performance
  • Ramp sputter process from NPI to production stage with good sputter process capability.
  • Maintain and improve sputter process to attain high quality sputter disks with high sputter utilization.
  • Continuous improvement on sputter process key performance indicators (Guzik, magnetic and carbon overcoat parameters).
  • Fine-tuning of sputter process settings with yield improvement activities to achieve optimum yield/magnetic performance.
  • PMR, MAMR/HAMR sputter development with GO sputter R&D team.
  • Management of target material to achieve optimum cost vs. sputter utilization.
  • Sputter process optimization with product engineering/head media engineering to optimize media/drive yield and sputter utilization.
  • Work with GO sputter R&D groups on process development activities in PN.
  • Management of specialized sputter analytical tools (XRR/XRD/XRF/ESCA) to support advanced sputter analysis requirements.
  • Target  Inventory management
  • Assist in qualification of second source target suppliers.
  • Follow safety and health rules and use of personal protective equipment provided for the protection.
  • Regardless of the extent of injury, damage or loss, to report accidents or incidents to immediate supervisor. And EHS Safety Team
  • Visits to key suppliers and other facilities
  • Participate in cross functional team activities.
  • Vendors visit / evaluation and new equipment buy off.
  • Setup support plan for new facilities qual and new product introduction program.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Degree in engineering or Professional/Tertiary qualifications in Business, technical or operations discipline



  • Minimum of 10 years experience in various aspects of management – Operations, Quality, Finance and Human Resources in the electronic industry.




  • Experience in sputtering process.





The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.


We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, it was the most important thing we could do for data. Now we’re helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.


The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.


But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. It’s You & Us. Together, we’re the next big thing in data.


Western Digital® data-centric solutions are found under the G-Technology™, HGST, SanDisk®, Tegile™, Upthere™, and WD® brands.



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