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Engineer, Automation Project

Location: Seberang Perai Selatan, Pulau Pinang (Penang), Malaysia 
Req ID: JR-0000043097


Engineer, Automation Project

Requisition No: JR-0000043097
Location: Batu Kawan, Penang

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


Warehouse/Logistics Automation:

  • Involve in automation project and initiative for design, analyze, development, implementation and maintenance.
  • Responsible for project tracker and conduct analysis to provide timely feedback and response to ensure smooth execution.
  • To support buy-off, installation, validation, qualification and training of automated solution.
  • Provide and review updated documentation for automation solutions from time to time.
  • Manage vendor / supplier to support projects and initiatives.
  • Understand business’ requirement and develop solution within internal and/or engage third party.


  • Initiate problem-solving / troubleshooting process for day-to-day automation issues.
  • Consistently review the overall operation process and look for room of improvement.
  • Manage critical spare parts assets for wear and tear items (equipment).
  • Routine cross-check healthiness of equipment.
  • Liaise with respective department and/or vendor to resolve issues with short-term and long-term solution.
  • Develop utilities or tools to assist in operation as well as reporting, dashboard and other. 
  • Requires BS/BA degree or equivalent with 3 or more years of related experience.
  • Mechanical or electrical experience is preferred.
  • Automation experience is preferred.
  • Strong IT knowledge with programming background (.Net / VBA) is a plus.
  • Able to take up additional initiatives or projects with can-do attitude.
  • The ideal individual must have proven ability to achieve results in a fast moving, dynamic environment. Self -motivated and self-directed, however, must have demonstrated ability to work well with people.
  • A proven desire to work as a team member, both on the same team and outside of the team.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and analyze complex problems.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.


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.