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Technician 1, Manufacturing

Manufacturing, Operations & Assembly
JR-0000049778 Requisition #


Western Digital    


The next big thing in data is you!


Student part time Process technician

At Western Digital, our Wafer Manufacturing organization is responsible for the production of state-of-the-art recording heads used in our world class HDDs.  Currently, we are looking to hire several student interns from Junior Colleges for a variety of Technician level positions.


  • Take ownership of assigned areas within the manufacturing line and develop a thorough understanding of associated process steps, materials, logistics and associated tooling.
  • Identify opportunities to make process improvements through the application of Lean and Six Sigma principles and practices.  
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to drive projects to closure.    
  • Routinely report to management the progress of assigned projects; identify dependencies, milestones and at risk items. 
  • Interact with senior leadership and management. 
  • Work cross-functionally with other teams within the Manufacturing organization.
  • Upon completion of key assignments in one area of the line, move to another to repeat the process of highlighting opportunities, assessing options and implementing plans.



  • Currently enrolled in a local community college and/or trade school
  • An ability to solve complex problems and troubleshooting with little supervision
  • Must be a self-starter and quick learner with proven leadership skills
  • Knowledge of Lean manufacturing principles preferred, but not required
  • Must have strong computer hardware, software and networking skills including knowledge of Windows, network drives, MS explorer navigation and Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate a strong interest in building a career in Manufacturing
  • Industry experience not required!


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.

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.

Federal and state laws require employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job.  Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you need any accommodation or assistance with our career site, please contact us at staffingsupport@wdc.com.

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