Perform mechanical teardown and failure analysis (FA) on
failed Hard Disk Drives (HDD) to identify factors affecting the product
quality, as well as the actual root cause of the failure.
Document all observations and conclusions through images,
detailed failure analysis reports, and clear identification of a conclusion.
Will interface with the electrical FA team, Material Science
lab, Development, and Customer Support engineers.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Expert, hands-on use of optical microscopes and cameras,
Candela optical surface analyzer (OSA), leak testers, and standard engineering
tools such as: head and disk handling tools, metrology instruments, and hand
Proven ability to apply logic, critical thinking,
troubleshooting, establish facts, attention to details, and draw conclusions in
analyzing complex problems.
Familiarity with HDD functionality (electrical and
mechanical), manufacturing assembly processes, reliability, and associated
EDUCATION AND/OR WORK EXPERIENCE:
5 years in related field, or technical degree and 2 years
Proven ability to achieve results in a fast moving, dynamic
Self-motivated, self-directed, and with ability to prioritize
multiple tasks and work unattended.
Basic knowledge of analytical techniques such as: SEM,
Data analysis and reporting capability.
Excellent communication (written and verbal) and
Accepts direction, listens to, and considers other’s ideas
Follows department processes and technical documentation
requirements; recommends improvements to them.
Work, collaborate and communicate effectively in a team
environment, contributes to the team’s results.
Microsoft Office, OneNote experience