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Technologist, Package Benchmarking Analysis and Roadmapping

JR-0000055221 Requisition #
The individual will be responsible for driving and conducting semiconductor packaging and Solid State Drive (SSD) packaging benchmarking analysis and understand industry players strengths and weaknesses and help improve Western Digital product designs, performance, cost, quality and reliability.

  • Work with several cross disciplinary teams across the company to procure and conduct in-depth benchmarking analysis of commercially available semiconductor packages and Solid State Drives (SSD)
  • Compare and contrast Western Digital semiconductor packages and drives vs the benchmarks
  • Work with Systems, Product and Procurement teams to understand BOM cost benchmarks.
  • Based on the outcome of the benchmarking, create actionable plans for improvements to current and future package, drive and product designs
  • Create high level summaries as well as comprehensive packaging benchmarking analysis reports for review with management teams, business unit partners and other stakeholders
  • Constantly track major industry benchmark announcements as it relates to packaging and proactively build awareness of key benchmark strategies
  • Assist in developing and maintaining the Package Technology Roadmap, working with global assembly and packaging teams
  • Analyze Package technology roadmaps based on industry benchmarking trends and highlight any emerging gaps and actions needed.

  • Masters or PhD in Mechanical, Materials or Industrial Engineering
  • Over 10 years of Semiconductor Package Engineering and/or SMT experience
  • Experience with conventional as well as emerging packaging technologies
  • Good understanding of package characterization, package reliability testing and physical failure analysis (pFA) techniques.
  • Good understanding of general semiconductor packaging processes, materials, technology and trends. This including substrate and PCB design and manufacturing, die attach, wire bonding, molding, flip chip and SMT techniques.
  • Knowledge of thermo-mechanical aspects of semiconductor packages and Solid State Drives.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work well with global technical teams across multiple time zones.


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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