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Staff Engineer, Automation Development Engineering

Location: Seberang Perai Selatan, Pulau Pinang (Penang), Malaysia 
Req ID: JR-0000042695


Staff Engineer, Automation Development Engineering

Location: Batu Kawan, Penang

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


  • Documentation: SOP, WI, FMEA, OCAP and Control Plan for related process.
  • Ensure effective hand shaking process of new device/product introduction to the line and new process technology capabilities developments.
  • Support production use of the Manufacturing Execution System ( MES )
  • To perform administrative functionalities of Master Data Management
  • Design PL/SQL Triggers, Functions to simplify equipment integration to MES System.
  • Participate in productivity improvement, Lean, Kaizen and similar activities and provide manufacturing process optimization solution


Qualifications, experience

  • Master Degree / Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or equivalent.
  • 1 to 2 year(s) of working experience in Semiconductor manufacturing environment is desirable but enthusiastic fresh graduate having an excellent thesis will be strongly considered. Experience in semiconductor assembly and test manufacturing plant.

Generic & Functional Skills / competencies

  • Proficiency in PL/SQL and Oracle database is mandatory.
  • Proficient in web technologies such as VB.net, C#.NET, web services, SOAP and XML.
  • Proficiency in any one or more industrial MES/SFC software solutions such as Work stream Open, PROMIS, Factory Works, SAP XI, SPaCE, SiView, FAB300 is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of Master Data Management, Advanced Process Control (FDC, R2R, SPC) or MES Applications is an added Advantage
  • A highly inquisitive nature with an attention to detail, coupled with creativeness & innovativeness
  • Good command of Eng language
  • Familiarity with any SECS/GEM characterization tools


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