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5 Nov 2022

Internship Manager, Manufacturing

Western Digital – Posted by tcvtp Lima

Job Description

Job Type (exemption status): Exempt position – Please see related compensation & benefits details below

Company Description

The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.

We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, it was the most important thing we could do for data. Now we’re helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.

The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.

But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. It’s You & Us. Together, we’re the next big thing in data. Western Digital® data-centric solutions are found under the G-Technology™, HGST, SanDisk®, Tegile™, Upthere™, and WD® brands.

Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer. Western Digital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the “Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law” poster.

Federal and state laws require employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you need any accommodation or assistance with our career site, please contact us at .

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Job Description

Western Digital

The next big thing in data is you!

As SSD Manufacturing Manager, you will manage SSD Test ManufacturingArea of 330direct reports engaged in the production of SSD Test Area. You will provide leadership and direction to shift supervisors and leads toward the attainment of production goals.You will maintain oversight of the production process and drive resolution of problems that arise. You will adapt to changes on the fly and pursue alternate paths, when necessary to achieve objectives.


Maintain staffing levels needed to meetproduction/non-production schedules

Plan and execute operator training strategies to ensure coverage of assignoperations

Monitor production requirements to ensure priorities are communicated and addressed

Identify and drive resolution of problems that could impact output or quality

Monitor tool performance as needed and react to out-of-control situations

Work with Test Engineering, Product Engineering, EquipmentEngineering, Process Engineering andMaintenance teams to address process issues

Ensure employees are hired, promoted, and compensated consistent with company policies

Track employee performance to ensure expectations are being met

Provide timely coaching to develop and enhance the performance of your direct reports

Conduct periodic performance reviews and ensure assessments are fair andconsistent

Address performance problems in a timely fashion and take appropriate actions

Ensure the consistent application of appropriate disciplinary actions, when warranted

Provide coaching/direction to lower level managers, supervisors, or technicians

Help promote and implement “Lean” manufacturing concepts



Prior supervisory/management experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment

Knowledge of SSD manufacturing processes and associated equipment and testers

Familiarity with MES, SPC and similar applications/systems used to monitor drivesflow and equipmentperformance.

Familiarity with Excel, PowerPoint and Word (Intermediate level, minimum)

Familiarity with production reports used to assign work, prioritize wip and track output

Excellent communication skills, both written and oral


Education in tertiarytechnical field preferred, but not required

Additional Information

Because Western Digital thrives on the power of diversity and is committed to an inclusive environment where every individual can thrive through a sense of belonging, respect, and contribution, we are committed to giving every qualified applicant and employee an equal opportunity. Western Digital does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on their protected class status and complies with all federal and state laws against discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, as well as the laws and regulations set forth in the “Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law” poster.

Part of creating a diverse and inclusive workplace includes ensuring that all qualified applicants and employees are provided equal consideration for any available opportunity. Western Digital is committed to offering opportunities to applicants with a disability. If you need a reasonable accommodation, email us at .In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.


Job Categories: Production. Job Types: Internship and Temporary. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000 and 80,000 - 100,000.


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