Agilent Technologies, Inc. Senior Materials Engineer in Bayan Lepas, Malaysia


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Materials engineer: Applies knowledge of materials science to collaborate with and provide consulting to R&D;, procurement and manufacturing engineering in the research, specification, sourcing and qualification of materials used in the design and production of Agilent products. Plans, evaluates and recommends technical, quality and cost specifications to meet design and business growth objectives and supply chain optimization. Identifies and qualifies alternative materials when needed. Work with suppliers to clarify specifications to meet quality, cost and manufacturability goals.


  • Determines and develops approaches to assignments

  • Leads development projects requiring coordination with other functions and suppliers

  • Solves a broad range of problems varying in scope and complexity

  • Manage the materials supply chain and driving on cost saving program through alternate sourcing/re-engineering initiatives.

  • Working on supplier quality improvement program for Assurance Of Supply as well as Non-conformance reduction.

  • Supporting NPI sourcing, prototyping and piece part qualification within project timeline.

  • Ability to determine the most cost effective way or technology to support manufacturing demand.


Bachelors or Masters Degree or University Degree in Mechanical or Electronic Engineering or equivalent. Typically 10-11 years relevant experience for this level. Requires in-depth technical knowledge and experience in job and ability to work independently.

Agilent is an equal opportunity employer.

Date Posted: 19/Mar/18

Requisition: 2076142

Job Title: Senior Materials Engineer

Business: Agilent OF & Supply Chain

Job Category: Manufacturing

Job Sub-Category: Manufacturing Engineering

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: Yes, 25% of the Time

Duration (Temp Positions Only): Not applicable

HR Country Location: Malaysia

HR Town/City Location: Bayan Lepas