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Technician 2, Lab

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Location: Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang (Penang), Malaysia 
Req ID: JR-0000036729



Location: Bayan Lepas, Penang
We’re looking for a dynamic Technician (Failure Analysis) with a passion to innovate and help shape the future of data
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Western Digital is leading the charge in transforming how the world uses data. From advanced data centers to the personal devices we use every day, our products and solutions are at the forefront of creating environments for data to thrive.
Technician (Failure Analysis)
Location: Bayan Lepas, Penang

  • Pull, test and perform defect classification for reject disks.
  • Perform glide, MRS, TDS,Iris and IGC testing
  • Compile and publish FA report
  • Take up responsibility as line co-coordinator (on rotation basis)
  • Perform daily defect sampling and analysis
  • Operate analytical instrument such as AFM, Wyko and OSA
  • Publish FA report twice a shift
  • Publish FA finding during yield crisis
  • Perform basic equipment troubleshooting such as tester, microscope and AFM


  • Diploma or Advanced/Higher/Graduate Diploma in Engineering or Science background
  • Fresh graduates are highly encouraged to apply
  • Minimum 1 – 2 year(s) working experience in Failure Analysis environment will be an added advantage
  • Able to start work immediately
  • Able to use computers for communication (emails, Microsoft Office application like Word and Excel etc)
  • Willing to work in the cleanroom environment
  • Must be able to work on 12 hours shifts (day and night shift pattern)
  • Required to work if workday fall during public holidays
  • Willing to do overtime

  • Able to work as a team player and also independently with minimum supervision
  • Have good eye sight and able to use high power microscope, up to magnification 1000x
  • Able to communicate in English
  • Possess good listening skills
Western Digital is the largest provider of data-centric solutions, leading the transformation of how the world captures, preserves, accesses and transforms data. We are looking for great talent to join our team and help make the promise of data a reality. Western Digital creates environments for data to thrive. Everywhere data is captured, preserved, accessed and transformed, we’re leading the charge to unlock its potential. From advanced data centers to mobile sensors to personal devices, our industry-leading solutions create environments where the flow of information leads to smarter decisions, breakthrough discoveries and deeper connections.
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