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Senior Engineer, Manufacturing Engineering

Location: Prachin Buri, 25, Thailand 
Req ID: JR-0000036252


Western Digital®

We deliver the possibilities of data. YOU define what’s possible. 


  • Determine cost estimate targets during the design and development process, recommending cost effective solutions
  • Gather proposals, specifications and related documents and liaise with stakeholders in order to convert specifications to cost estimates for new and current products
  • Utilise cost methodologies and tools and appropriate software models and packages to prepare and maintain reliable and accurate data
  • Establish cost estimates of production processes and tooling costs and review alternatives or put forward recommendations for improvement
  • Assess cost effectiveness of products and track actual costs relative to budget and report status on a regular basis to ensure costs are in line with forecasts
  • Monitor and review data and information to detect or assess problems
  • Investigate and identify cost reduction opportunities through cost analysis review
  • Contribute to cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures and monitor trends
  • Prepare cost and expenditure statements, reports and other necessary documentation at regular intervals to share with others in the business
  • Support all activities in cost estimating and take a proactive approach towards improvements 
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering or related field
  • 5-7 years experience in Cost Reduction or Improvement.


  • Knowledge of estimating techniques
  • Results orientated and organised with the ability to deliver against deadlines 


  • Good communication skills with the ability to form and maintain good relationships internally and externally
  • Good interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Commercially and financially aware
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong technical mindset and able to read and interpret technical data and translate to others
  • Highly numerate with the ability to research, assemble manage and manipulate numerical information
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy skills
  • Project management skills



Deployed by the most prominent organizations worldwide, industry-leading WD-branded hard drives (HDDs), solid state drives (SSDs) and personal storage solutions deliver the possibilities of data and high value from the information they possess. WD, SanDisk, HGST and G-Technology branded solutions position Western Digital Corporation as the world’s largest data storage company.