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Flash Strategy & Portfolio Management Leader

Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations
JR-0000060853 Requisition #

Western Digital


The next big thing in data is you!

Western Digital is a one of the world’s most sophisticated, foundational technology companies. A Fortune 150 company and the world’s largest maker of hard drives & flash memory products, we literally create the space upon which the digital world is built. Think about it. If not for our products, there would be no computing, social media or streaming media. We develop the technologies and make the products that make all of those things possible!

In this position, the Flash Strategy and Portfolio Management leader will be closely involved with the Business Unit’s strategic planning process, portfolio management, ROI analysis, and long-term revenue plan. This person will be integral to building an optimize portfolio to enable Western Digital to meet its financial and strategic goals.

The ideal candidate is a forward-thinker, a creative problem solver and collaborator, who thrives in a fast-paced and demanding environment.  This is a front row seat to “how to manage a multi-billion-dollar business” and an opportunity to influence the decisions of the BU’s leadership through insightful analysis and compelling visual presentation.


  • Product cost analysis, benchmarking and identification of cost reduction opportunities
  • New product business case and ROI analysis
  • Support BU portfolio management
  • Technology transition analysis and recommendations
  • What-if scenarios, sensitivity analysis and break-even analysis
  • Proactively pursue areas for improvement and relevant analysis to identify strategic opportunities
  • Program management of process improvement and cost reduction initiatives
Key Interfaces:
  • BU Management
  • Cost accounting
  • BU Controller and Financial Analysts
  • Product managers and product marketing managers
  • Fab Operations – Supply and Scenarios
  • Operations – Procurement, Demand Planning, Retail Fulfillment, Supply Chain

  • Bachelor’s degree in IE/ Accounting/ Finance/ Economics/Statistics,  MBA preferred
  • 5+ years related experience, with Fortune 500 companies preferred
  • Semiconductor and Tech industry experience desirable
  • Management experience is a plus
  • Excellent analytical and financial modeling skills with close attention to detail and accuracy
  • High proficiency with MS Excel (pivot tables, advanced formulas, macros, and charts to develop custom reports , dashboards and scenario/sensitivity analysis) and PowerPoint
  • Strong organizational and executive communication skills
  • Inquisitive and future-oriented, able to challenge the status quo to strengthen understanding and enable more educated decision-making


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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