Material Science Lab Engineer


Nakhonratchasima, TH

Posting Date:  Jul 6, 2024
Job ID:  10293

About our group:

Material Science Laboratory provides service support analytical techniques and scientific analysis for material, process, and products on cleanliness, contamination, and failure analysis under Operation Quality and Analytic (OQ&A, Operations Quality and Analytics). 

About the role - you will:

●    Be responsible for Phase 0 to Pre-SAD (Pre-Ship Approval Document) Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, FMEA (Failure Modes and Effects Analysis) and PDP (Product Development Process), Product Development Process risk register) engaging for new product and new seal drive process review understanding and be able to be the coordinator
●    Perform Air and Helium PMR (Perpendicular Magnetic Recording) and HAMR (Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording) Product performance, contamination analysis, and other drive project contamination & Cleanliness improvement
●    Perform standard and proactive analysis and characterization of key contamination in new products and new introduce and modification of process, and integration to the slider and downstream
●    Be responsible for HAMR (Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording) Contamination working team supporting the factory and some proactive design center work request
●    Establish and validate new metrology for unique processes, materials and components related to pre-slider and slider holistic contamination generated during development through implementation
●    Provide baseline benchmarking pre-POR and POR, Plan of Record material and component prior to SAD, Ship Approval Document
●    Establish internal control limits, and specifications for slider, slider indirect material/chemical in cleanroom and non-cleanroom
●    Perform standard Product cleanliness, contamination analysis and other new product qualifications and book build alignment
●    Coordinate with concerned parties to solve problems related to cleanliness and contamination from material and process
●    Accomplish cleanliness and contamination project improvement
●    Collaborate with cross-functional teams to solve the problem of contamination, material and process
●    Perform complicated analysis services with available equipment
●    Support specific evaluation and correlations
●    Supervise lower-level engineers and technicians on the principles of analytical techniques and others
●    Control and maintain all lab instruments in good condition
●    Communicate the status of projects and progress to the supervisor 
●    Summarize accomplishments, issues, and relevant assignments as the supervisor required 
●    Support the organizational goals in achieving total customer satisfaction

About you:

●    Excellent teamwork, leadership, and coaching ability
●    Capable of communicating complex technical knowledge with cross-functional team
●    Excellent communication and presentation skills
●    Ability to effectively plan, control and take responsibility for the group's results
●    Able to prioritize multiple tasks, manage conflicting deadlines, and work effectively in a dynamic environment
●    Fluent in both spoken and written English communication
●    Change agility and skill developable

Your experience includes:

●    Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
●    Good knowledge of laboratory analysis methodology
●    Having a good understanding of cleanliness and contamination improvement 

●    Hard disc drive technology and slider-related process


Our Korat facility is our largest manufacturing site worldwide, with more than 10,000 employees. Here, our team produces cloud-based storage equipment, from individual storage components to finished drives. Employees enjoy ample on-site parking, free shuttle vans and buses within the city of Korat, as well as transportation to and from Bangkok and Khon Kaen province on weekends. At work, you can grab a delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snacks at one of our 24/7 on-site canteens or coffee shops. We offer table tennis, basketball, volleyball, a running/walking trail, and exercise classes in our on-site fitness center. In addition, there are relaxing spaces with comfortable seating both indoors and outdoors, perfect for taking a break during the day.
Additionally, consider joining any of our employee resource groups (ERGs), such as Seagate Women in Leadership Network (SWLN), Seagate PRIDE: Thailand chapter, or Seagate Asia’s parents and caregivers group. We also have many on-site recreation events and opportunities to give back to the local community.


Location: Korat Thailand
Travel: None

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