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Administration & Support
JR-0000061038 Requisition #
Western Digital

The next big thing in data is you!

We are seeking an Executive Assistant to provide administrative support to the Executive Vice President & General Manager, HDD Business. In this role you will be trusted to work with the highest level of confidentiality and be expected to become familiar with the products, people, and organizational dynamics within Western Digital. You will become a core member of the senior support team collaborating with your administrative peers and engaging with the Executive Leadership team.

The ideal candidate is focused, organized, proactive, and innovative. We’re seeking someone who is flexible and thrives in a fast-paced environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong critical thinking and attention to detail are equally meaningful in this role. Having a sense of humor is a must!

  • Calendar Management: View the calendar through a strategic lens to schedule meetings that support the executive’s goals. Proactively solicit agendas and manage attendee lists.
  • Meeting Planning and Organization: Assists in the planning and organizing of internal and external meetings, team offsites, and organizational wide meetings. Obtain briefing documents for key internal/external meetings and create briefing packets for business trips.
  • Correspondence/Approvals: Act as a proxy for communications and approvals as authorized. Act a as a source for general inquiries and refer routine matters to appropriate parties.
  • Travel: Manage complex international and domestic travel. Process Passports and Visas.
  • Expense Management: Reconcile expenses in a timely manner adhering to WD’s global expense policies.
  • Tool Management: Manage expense reports, PO’s, and become an expert of WD’s internal tools. Partner with executive tech support teams to ensure flawless execution when video conferencing and other meeting technologies are used.
  • Projects: Partner with CEO’s office on special projects, including researching issues, analyzing problems, and determining approach.
  • Leadership: Along with ELT administrative peers, act as a leader for the  administrative  community across the company.
  • At least 5 years of executive administrative experience at the C-level, preferably in the high-tech industry
  • Advanced knowledge of Mac/Windows desktop computer applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Avid user of Social Media
  • Strategic, forward-looking thinker
  • Ability to prioritize and manage complex issues
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Highly organized, resourceful, and  detail-oriented
  • Excellent time management   skills
  • Collaborative style, team player
  • Demonstrates leadership
  • Ability to work in Milpitas and San Jose offices as needed


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

We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, storage 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 government organizations come to us for the technologies and solutions needed to bring meaning and value to their ever-increasing diversity of data.

But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your unique skills. You can be the next big thing in data. 

Western Digital® data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital, G-Technology™, SanDisk® and WD® brands.

Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer.
Western Digital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster.
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