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19 June 2020
Job ID: AY-3985
Senior Manager - Commodity (Strategic Cost)
Western Digital®

The next big thing in data is you!


  • Build up Cleansheet (Should Cost model) for different commodities covering HDD mechanical components which produced from Turning, Casting, Plastic Injection and Assembly process
  • Manage coverage ratio of Should Cost spend over total spend
  • Assess and validate Cleansheet input prepared by suppliers and commodity managers
  • Set up and implement business data management process under Strategic Cost Management organization
  • Provide insight information of supplier & component cost to support commodity manager in negotiation based on Should Cost Study
  • Use Cleansheet tool to support cost estimation of NPI product and tear-down study of rival product
  • Clean sheet data alignment with different commodity manger groups
  • Familiar with bottom up and top down cost study
  • Work with commodity manager to manage cost management report to drive strategic quarterly cost saving target.
  • There is no subordinate of this position 
Qualifications REQUIRED:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in related field e.g. Engineering, Sciences, Economics or Business Administration. MBA is a plus
  • Used to work in manufacturing environment or thorough understanding of manufacturing context
  • A minimum 8- 10 years of working experience with 4-5 years working with data management or analysis
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, and PowerPoint, with working knowledge of cost analysis 
  • Systematic and result oriented  
  • Fluent English is a must
  • Working experience with procurement/sourcing team under MNC
  • Familiar with ERP system such as SAP or Oracle
  • Understand Should Cost concept or has experience using the Cleansheet tool
  • Automotive or Electronics manufacturing background
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and manage various data from different sources such as Excel, Access, SQL etc.
  • Good written and oral communication skill
  • Excellent in presentation and be able to convey complex problem statements and solutions to audience
  • Team player and be able to work with multicultural matrix organization

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Job Details:

  • Five-day work week
  • Performance bonus
  • Free shuttle bus
  • Transportation allowance
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance

Western Digital (Thailand) Co.,Ltd.
The power of data is undeniable—creating a world that’s more predictive, more productive and more personal, enabling smarter decisions, breakthrough discoveries and deeper connections. At Western Digital, we believe in the promise of data. We’re redefining how the world keeps and leverages data. We power the technology and develop the solutions that transform the possibilities of data into reality. At every step, we innovate with purpose to deliver the possibilities of data. Western Digital is the world’s largest data storage solutions provider. Our innovative storage solutions that provide customers with high capacity, flexibility and speed are at the heart of many of the world's largest data centers, and embedded in advanced smartphones, tablets, and PCs. Our consumer products are available at hundreds of thousands of retail stores worldwide. Whether marketed under the WD, HGST or SanDisk brands, our storage solutions power the markets and companies that shape our lives—enabling possibilities for the cloud, enterprise and sophisticated infrastructures everywhere. Western Digital employs more than 70,000 people in locations worldwide, designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing our solutions for the data-driven world.   With headquarters in Irvine, California, Western Digital was established in 1970. The company’s Thailand organization, Western Digital (Thailand) Co., Ltd, consists of two operations:  its Hard Disk Drive Operations located in Pathumthani, Ayutthaya and Prachinburi provinces and its Magnetic Head Operations in Ayutthaya.  Thailand is Western Digital’s largest manufacturing base, where the company employs more than 1,500 engineers and scientists, and over 28,000 workers in aggregate.   Western Digital is committed to providing customers with reliable, high-performance storage products and superior support and services.

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