International technology group • specialty glasses and glass-ceramics • more than 130 years experience • 15,000 employees in around 33 countries • innovative ideas for the world of tomorrow

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Development Engineer

SCHOTT Advanced Optics, with its deep technological expertise, is a valuable partner for its customers in developing products and customized solutions for applications in optics, lithography, astronomy, opto-electronics, architecture, life sciences, and research. With a product portfolio of more than 120 optical glasses, special materials and components, we master the value chain: from customized glass development to high-precision optical product finishing and metrology.

Your tasks

1. Development
​Develops process and production concepts for improvement of existing processes, implementation of new processes or new products. Executes process and production line optimizations. Prepares requirement and performance specifications for machines and devices for production of new products for peripheral devices in cooperation with internal and external authorities and agrees upon those with customers. Prepares cost and time schedules and monitors their compliance. Catches up on the state of the art and future development via external contacts e.g. at fairs and exhibitions.

2. Concepts
Identifies necessary production processes and capacities. Agrees upon technical requirements for production lines. Prepares concepts and implements these together with customers. Prepares performance specifications and requirement profiles for technical production lines and equipment.

3. New Products, Processes and Production tests
Supports development department in dimensioning of new products and production processes due to lean aspects during the development process to ensure an optimized serial production. Plans and coordinates in the process the construction of optimized workplaces. 

4. Documentation
Prepares engineering data files such as manufacturing instructions, manuals, process plans, etc.

5. External Service Providers
Participates in purchasing negotiations with suppliers. Decides on execution of maintenance and repair works by external authorities, chooses external service providers and evaluates their performance.

6. Projects
Manages projects for improvement of existing production processes and production lines. Plans and coordinates projects in corporation with the involved parties of departments, production and sales. Is functionally authorized to issue directives to assigned employees of the project, also cross-departmental. Performs other duties as assigned.

Your profile

  • Candidate must possess at least Bachelor's Degree in Engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in the manufacturing/development environment.
  • Experience in CNC & grinding tool is highly preferred.
  • Strong knowlege in FMEA, Lean, DOE & Project Management.
  • Proficient of spoken and written in English.
  • Good leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Able to work independently and effectively in a team environment.

Your benefits

At SCHOTT, you will find a cooperative and dynamic work environment, which encourages you to share your innovative ideas, supports your development and celebrates achieving successes with your team. You can expect interesting tasks and challenging projects, as well as motivated and friendly teams in fields that influence our future. Motivated and committed employees are essential to the success of our company.
You can expect interesting tasks and challenging projects, as well as motivated and friendly teams in fields that influence our future. Do you want to be successful with us? Then, please send us your application.
SCHOTT Glass Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Ray Low, 2024, Tingkat Perusahaan 6, Zon Perindustrian Bebas 2, 13600, Perai, Penang, 13600 Prai, Phone: +604-3898164,,
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