Equipment Engineer

Date: 04-May-2022

Location: Kulim, 02, MY

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 5772


About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit


Global Operations - Global Operations is a complex and diverse organization within the company which is responsible for product fulfilment to all our customers from end to end. We pride ourselves on being totally Customer Centric in our unrelenting focus on Improving Quality, Service and Value as perceived by our customers. Our employees are dedicated to the Global Operations Enterprise Excellence journey. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

Principal Responsibilities

•    Ensure safety is always #1 and equipment is safe to be in operation. Work closely with EHS team for the safety improvement. 
•    Lead, develop and train and perform assessment for Engineering technicians & engineers in execution of daily tasks, work schedule, maintenance and in continuous improvement for machinery / equipment to achieve the business objectives of plant management.
•    Perform problem solving to develop corrective actions that initiate continuous improvement for machinery / equipment and process if necessary
•    Prepare and maintain machine / equipment description and forecast required repair and provide comprehensive report on maintenance activity, cost reduction plan, quality improvements.
•    Monitoring and control the machine / equipment spare parts performance and purchase to ensure the effectiveness and availability of the component with a good spare management system. 
•    Manage the monthly budget and Capex budget to make sure no overspending and close the PEA on time. 
•    Manage the equipment life span and impairment plan.
•    Identify, Plan, Execute & Participate in development of machine / equipment procedures and instruction.
•    Ensure that all aspects of Engineering Dept. responsibilities meet written procedures and specified regulations.
•    Participate in cross functional activities for new projects as well as to coordinate on project transfer.
•    Responsible for installation of commissioning of new machine and equipment.
•    Plan and maintain the process documents as per ISO requirements.
•    To perform any other duties as and when directed by the management
•    Communicate issues affecting production efficiency and unplanned DT to manager
•    Manage engineering technicians work shift schedules, plan for required OT and make necessary decisions on personnel to ensure production efficiency.
•    Assist the HOD/Engineer in managing the equipment’s tasks; establish specific maintenance procedures, inspection schedules and maintenance work schedules.
•    Ensuring effective and efficient technical support arrangements are in place to deal with any planned, unplanned it emergency work.
•    Work with QA, Facilities and Production teams to reply NCR on equipment, electrical or facilities related issues. Provide and implementation of correction and preventive actions to close the related NCR.
•    Responsible to organize and implement a comprehensive job to ensure that all machineries and electrical system are well maintained at all times.
•    Equipment safety and 6S is always maintained at the highest standards
•    Carry out other objectives as determined by Engineering Manager.

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Degree in Mechatronic/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering OR Diploma/SPM/SPVM/Certificate with 10 years working experience in manufacturing environment, preferably possess Competent Chargeman Certificate Level ‘B0/A0/A1/A4’ issued by Suruhanjaya Tenaga or Jabatan Bekalan Elektrik.
•    Minimum 10 years working experience in manufacturing environment.

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Good interpersonal and communication skills. Must be able to communicate fluently (written and verbal) in English and Malay
•    Creative and progressive thinking is required to be a competent Equipment Engineering Assistant Manager.
•    Good communication skills enable to exchange machinery ideas with managers & suppliers.
•    Able to carry out troubleshooting for machineries, equipment, mechanical, PLC, Robot and electrical failures and provide corrective actions.
•    Possess strong trouble shooting and analytical skills and able to work independently 
•    Effectively communicate and develop engineering technicians & engineers. Assess engineering technician & engineer skills, develop training plans and communicate personnel issues to manager.

Note: As with all positions, due to the dynamic nature of Teleflex Medical business, key responsibilities may evolve and change over time. 

Teleflex is an equal opportunities employer

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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