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HDD Cost Consolidation and Coordinator

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Location: San Jose, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000038596


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The role focuses on HDD (Hard Disk Drive) segments, responsible for forecasting, actualize, analytical support for HDD business. The role will work closely with BU finance team and Corporate FP&A to communicate HDD cost updates and provide analytical highlights.


The role also coordinate with HDD manufacturing sites in term of forecast calendar/activities/processes in order to fulfill overall Corporate planning/reporting requirement.


The role servers as a key interlock point between HDD manufacturing sites, Global ops teams, BU finance team as well as Corporate FP&A.


The position will report to the Global Senior Finance Manager of Operations Finance.




- Manage and consolidate HDD cost data from all sites/factories.

- Communicate HDD forecast unit cost/COGS and cost performance metrics for company-wide reporting.

- Provide bridges and explanations for all scenario variances.

- Reconcile the consolidated cost model output to actual ledger cost.

- Provide variable cost calculations.

- Detailed product specific comparisons to competitive cost outlooks.

- New product business case cost coordination and reporting, provide projected cost convergence points for new products.

- Manage/communicate cost forecast calendar/activities/processes

- Consolidation and prepare for ops cost meeting

- Ad hoc analysis, as required.



- 8-10 years of FP&A experience; manufacturing cost experience considered a plus

- Good analytic, presentation, and communication skills

- Proven record of cross-functional teamwork

- Must be very organized and thorough

- Experience with complex financial models

- Strong Excel background

- Fast and eager learner




Western Digital Corporation is the world’s largest data storage company with a leading portfolio of HGST, SanDisk, G-Technology and WD brands covering flash and disk-based solutions.  Deployed by the largest and most prominent organizations worldwide, Western Digital solutions are everywhere, touching lives and enabling great value from the data they possess. 


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