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Senior Manager, Manufacturing

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Location: Seberang Perai Selatan, Pulau Pinang (Penang), Malaysia 
Req ID: JR-0000040856


Senior Manager, Manufacturing

Location: Batu Kawan, Penang


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



  • Provide overall direction for strategy development, planning and execution of required manufacturing activities in support of SDSM Corporate objectives
  • Provide direction to develop a rigorous manufacturing infrastructure 
  • Develop and execute processes and process improvement initiatives to ensure all manufacturing objectives are achieved 
  • Build, manage and maintain a lean and efficient organizational structure to meet business needs and operational objectives
  • Continuously monitor and optimize operational efficiencies and plan for growth needs as require

Knowledge & Skills Requirements:

  • Demonstrated prior success in a leading role in a manufacturing environment within a large organization
  • Must show adaptability to manage effectively in a fast-paced, high-volume Semiconductor Manufacturing
  • Must have the ability to drive results and maintain personal accountability for manufacturing efficiencies
  • Ability to recruit, build, develop, and foster talent by creating a productive, growth oriented and continuous learning environment
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities – lead through influence and promote a collaborative work environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work in an international organization with multitude of cultural and ethnic work groups
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to cultivate relationships internally and externally
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Bahasa Malaysia
  • Must have a strong work ethic, judgment, and sense of integrity


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.