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Principal Engineer, Manufacturing Engineering

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Location: Seberang Perai Selatan, Pulau Pinang (Penang), Malaysia 
Req ID: JR-0000037861


Principal Engineer, Manufacturing Engineering

Location: Batu Kawan, Penang

Req ID: JR-0000037861

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General Description: 

  • Define, design, develop, and deliver technological solutions to SSD drive mechanical assemblies, jigs, fixtures, and packing builds for all SSD product groups and customer requirements. 
  • Performs mechanical engineering and design analysis and maintains the integrity of mechanical design systems/libraries. 
  • Develops new mechanical design qualification programs. 
  • Plans and conducts experiments to fully characterize mechanical components throughout pathfinding to development to ramp. 
  • Develops solutions to improve quality, reliability, cost, yield, process stability/capability, productivity, and safety utilizing formal education, experience, statistical knowledge, and problem-solving tools. 
  • Transfers process to high volume manufacturing and provide support in new factory start-up.
Specific Role Description:
  • Includes the following but not limited to:

  • Provide management and technical leadership for assigned projects ensuring schedule fidelity and successful completion (projects will be both customer and process focused).
  • Develop mechanical lid enclosures both plastic injection molded and metal stamped.
  • Perform tolerance analysis on various mechanical assemblies and create 2D mechanical drawings.
  • Interface with mechanical component suppliers
  • Work with reliability engineers on the qualification of mechanical components and shipping packaging.
  • Sustain legacy products with cost reduction, process improvements and perform troubleshooting of production issues.
  • Develop mechanical fixtures, production tooling, machines for product assembly.
  • Evaluates manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators and technicians.
  • Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Western Digital, HGST, and SanDisk offers a highly competitive compensation package and great benefits. The company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.