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Senior Engineer, Industrial Engineering

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Location: Milpitas, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000039914


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


The power of data is undeniable. A world that’s more predictive, more productive and more personal enables smarter decisions, breakthrough discoveries and deeper connections. As a leading provider of data storage devices and solutions, Western Digital delivers the possibilities of data. Join the team, and define what’s possible.


We offer full-time position opportunities.  We are seeking highly motivated students to be a part of our Launch program.  These full-time paid roles are designed to jump start your career, offering on-the-job and supplemental training and a robust mentorship program.  You get to work alongside the brightest minds in the industry to drive the innovation necessary to outpace new demands and challenges created by data. We’ve only begun to scratch the surface of what data can do. Help unlock its full potential.  

  • Plans, schedules, coordinates and/or monitors final approval of products through the complete supply cycle.
  • Develops and implements the company's production control functions including any of the following activities, master scheduling, production planning/coordination, shop scheduling and dispatching. In addition, material requirements, planning systems, work-in-process tracking, material and labor variance controls, and manufacturing performance reporting.
  • Approves quantities, schedules and parts lists provided to the material control organization to ensure timely and complete ordering, as well as receipt/issuance of production material requirements.
  • Responsible for planning, reviewing, and developing production procedures and personnel. May coordinate activities with materials function using enterprise resource planning systems.
  • Maintains reports to reflect scheduling, methods, support performance and process procedures.
  • Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.   
  • Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations or related field and has recently graduated
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA
  • Possesses good analytical & presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently with internal customers at all levels & with various cultural background.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Working knowledge of an APS such as i2 SCP
  • Knowledge in Semiconductor industry supply chain processes and activities
  • Working knowledge of applications such as MS Excel, MS Access & SQL
  • Very strong data analytics, presentation, and communication skills
  • Highly experienced in extracting, manipulating and reporting data from multiple sources
  • Ability to learn new technologies and tools
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Experience in working with a multinational team 

Western Digital


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. 


Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Western Digital does not unlawfully discriminate and complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law poster: Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law.


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