Agilent Technologies, Inc. Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor in Bayan Lepas, Malaysia


Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek –– so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at

  • Involve in the planning, directing and coordinating the operations of production

  • Ensure good quality products are built in compliance with Agilent specification and ISO Standards

  • Ensure that subordinates staff (line leaders, manufacturing specialist (MS), technicians and trainers) are effective in their roles

  • Manage individual and team performance in areas of product dependency, consistency across production and team progress and development

  • Establish clear measurable goals and objectives and drive individuals and the team to continuously improve in key operational metrics (On-time delivery, DEFOA rate etc.)

  • Drive production improvement project in Lean/6 sigma/Quality Improvement/Cycle time reduction/Scrap reduction program

  • Ensure optimum production WIP inventory for continuous flow and meeting financial inventory commitment

  • Promote safe and zero injury working environment among sub-ordinates staff

  • Foster innovation culture among sub-ordinates staff

  • Ensure successful production setup for transfer/NPI project

  • Lead the team to solve the assurance of supply issue and quality issue

  • Take full responsibility on production 5S

  • Bachelor or Masters from an accredited higher learning institution in Engineering/Science.

  • 5-7 years of hands on experience in high technology manufacturing environment.

  • Preferably 1-3 years with supervisory/management experience leading/managing production operators and technicians.

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and respond to varied and changing demands focusing on continuous improvement for customer needs.

  • Disciplined self-accountable, initiative to start projects in line with team’s objectives and demonstrated high proficiency in managing multiple projects to be completed on time.

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills for working across departments, especially R&D;, Manufacturing engineers and production in a fast-paced environment.

Date Posted: 22/Mar/18

Requisition: 2074012

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor

Business: Agilent OF & Supply Chain

Job Category: Manufacturing

Job Sub-Category: Eng Mgmt

Region: Asia Pacific

Country or Area: Malaysia

State/Province: Pulau Pinang

Town/City: Bayan Lepas

Shift: Day Job

Job Type: Experienced

Schedule: Full-time

Travel Required: Occasional

Duration (Temp Positions Only): Not applicable

HR Country Location: Malaysia

HR Town/City Location: Bayan Lepas