Location: Penang

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Mechanical Design Department in operating with a high level of efficiency, integrity and enthusiasm, striving to achieve excellence ini all endeavours. Be creative and proactive contributor on the designing team, focused on continuous improvement.
  • Develop mechanical system design hardware for projects assigned.
  • Provide conceptual design & proposal of machine design.
  • Provide project management supervision and guidance to ensure projects are carried out effectively to meet customer expectation.
  • Nurture good teamwork with other departments to ensure effective integration of projects.
  • Manage all staffing activities including recruitment, staff development and training and employee relations with the HR department.
  • Provide technical services to sales & marketing department when needed.
  • Manage the general administration of maintenance, general safety and housekeeping of his section.
  • Provide technical support to customer & work with customers in defining the technical requirements if required.
  • Contribute towards achieving management and individual objectives.
  • Any ad hoc projects as assigned by the General Manager.

Requirements:

  • Technical experience in Robotics, Electronics, Electrical, Software and /or Computer Engineering.
  • Experience in project management and planning.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Supervision skills (departmental management knowledge and experience would be advantageous).
  • Good leadership skills
  • Excellent drive and enthusiasm.
  • Has knowledge in the ISO9001 quality management system.

 

Role

  • Managing and coordinating the activities in the region, including regional subsidiaries, and interacting with key accounts and dealers/distributors for support
  • Responsible for the development and performance of all business support activities, including repair and maintenance, welding technology support, IT-support, welding automation support, promotion and marketing
  • Effort towards the achievement of maximum profitability and growth in line with company vision and values
  • Establishes plans and strategies to expand the customer base and to enter new markets in the region

 

 Position in the organisation

  • Reports to : Vice President, Marketing & Sales

 

 Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Implementing the strategy and following the given guidelines of the Group
  • Developing a yearly Activity plan and strategy for the region that ensures attainment of company goals
  • Responsible for the performance and development of the team
  • Leading, developing and motivating the team and reviewing the individual and team performance
  • Initiates and coordinates the development of strategic action plans to penetrate new markets
  • Cost control
  • Leads regional administrative work, business and financial controlling and reporting
  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes and ensures that they are communicated and implemented
  • Overall subsidiary coordination
  • Sets examples for the staff in areas of personal attitude, commitment, organizational and selling skills and work habits
  • Demonstrates ability to interact and cooperate with all company employees

 

 Minimum Competence Requirements

  • > 5 years of experience in international management, thorough knowledge of solution business and performance management techniques
  • Extensive experience in all aspects of customer relationship management
  • Strong understanding of the welding industry
  • Effective people focused management and leadership skills
  • Ability to put the group strategy into practice
  • Strong financial understanding
  • Willingness to travel and work in a global team of professionals
  • Regional culture and business knowledge
  • Fluent English language skills, both written and oral, other regional languages are a plus