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Data Analyst/ Scientist/ Engineer

Department: Functional Engineering Analytics

Hiring Manager: Aimamorn Suvichakorn, PhD.


Site: Prachinburi & Ayutthaya, Thailand

You will join our team and work on the Big Data & Cloud computing Projects which involve three main tasks: data visualization, data modelling and data system design within the areas of Functional Engineering applications to success following the company’s Analytics roadmap. You will help to discover the information hidden in vast amounts of data, and help the team to have insights of future circumstances to make smarter decisions to deliver the best solutions through data mining techniques, statistical analysis and predictive modelling. In some occasions, your tasks will include transforming and organizing the data to our database in a format that can be easily visualized and analyzed. You should be an enthusiastic and passionate to explore new solutions in analytics in order to become a smarter factory.


  • Exploit the data analytics in the areas of Hard Disk Drive Functional Engineering. This includes
    • Statistical Process Control (SPC) monitoring and triggering on critical engineering parameters for both HDD and/or component (wafer or media), etc. You will need to monitor and improve the system efficiency, contribute ideas/analysis and follow up with the relevant teams until the case is closed.
    • Challenges of deep dive investigation to find the root-cause of failures through data mining techniques and statistical analysis. You will make ‘finding a needle in a haystack’ possible.
    • Exploration of the use of machine learning and/or artificial intelligence to our Functinal Engineering areas for a better work quality, faster time-to-deliver the solutions, and optimized cost at best quality possible. You will need to think beyond the box to  discover any  possibilities being hidden, invent the solutions and make sure the ideas being implmented and achieve a satisfactory result and/or user experience.
    • Predictive modelling to protect quality of our products. You will need to build a platform to collect, cleanse and prepare data for analysis, design state-of-the-art data modelling, and notify teams for any foreseen abnormalities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Telecommunication, Computer, Physics, Statistics, and Mathematics with a minimum of 5-7 years of experience in data sciences, advanced statistical analysis, six sigma or related fields. Master degree or PHD candidates on related fields are also welcome.
  • Skilled in SQL scripts and data analytics/visualization tools such as Spotfire, Tableau, JMP scripting, Pythons, R, Java, WEKA, SAS and SAS Enterprise Miner—one of them is required, the rest will be a benefit.
  • Familiarity in Project Management.


  • Previous experience in hard disk drives or relating manufacturing industry, but not required.
  • Ability to work under pressure on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to go abroad or off sites to support works at other working locations.


  • Proficient in English proficiency. Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to effectively multi-task and work collaboratively in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Work to succeed. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Attention to details with ability to make clear, logical decisions based on facts, taking into consideration the big picture, long and short term effects.
  • Strong listening, communication, interpersonal and relational skills to develop a good relationship and trust within the organization and convey and deliver the key message in a clear, articulate, and confident manner.


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