Staff R&D Characterization Engineer in Bayan Lepas at Lumileds

Date Posted: 7/22/2020

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    Bayan Lepas
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Job Description



Staff R&D Characterization Engineer

Penang, Malaysia

Who We Are:

Companies developing automotive, mobile, IoT and illumination lighting applications need a partner who can collaborate with them to push the boundaries of light. With over 100 years of inventions and industry firsts, Lumileds is a global lighting solutions company that helps customers around the world deliver differentiated solutions to gain and maintain a competitive edge. As the inventor of Xenon technology, a pioneer in halogen lighting and the leader in high performance LEDs, Lumileds builds innovation, quality and reliability into its technology, products and every customer engagement. Together with its customers, Lumileds is making the world better, safer, more beautiful—with light.

Headquartered in the Netherlands, Lumileds has approximately 9,000 team members supporting operations worldwide. The Lumileds environment is fast-paced, cutting-edge, intelligent and fun! We are looking for exceptional talent to join our team! To learn more, visit

Who You Are:

We are looking for someone who is into R&D product characterization.

Position Summary:

Support R&D Manager by proposing new advanced and improved Characterization methods/tools for New Products and Platforms.

What You Will Do:

  • Champion in depth and advance Product Characterization reports with thorough analysis and solutions which will help project teams make sound decisions and minimize the project/product technical risks involved.
  • Ensure Product Characterization analysis report at the various Milestone stages cover the various aspects of the Product Development and Manufacturing concerns.
  • Ensure product performance matches product datasheet specifications/must-wants at every stage of the product creation process.
  • Highlight with solutions to resolve product performance issues during development to the relevant project team so that the issues can be addressed accordingly.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams from product definition stage, introduction to manufacturing until high volume production.  
  • Supervise and coach Senior/Lead Product Characterization Engineers.
  • Comply with environment, security, health and safety requirements.

What You Will Bring (Required Qualifications):

  1. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills. Able to communicate clearly with the Management team, Engineering and Project team he/she is involved with.
  2. Experienced and hands on knowledge with structured improvement techniques and associated tools - Statistical Engineering, Six Sigma Green or Black Belt certified, Minitab and/or JMP, Design Expert, DOE, 7QC, SPST (Structured Problem Solving Tools), FMEA, DRBFM and others.
  3. Passion for Work – possesses positive and open work attitude, willing to stretch to meet Business Goals. Ever willing to coach and guide Senior/Lead Product Characterization Engineers.
  4. Having 5 to 7 years of in-depth (direct or indirect) experience in high power optoelectronic device (LED) Product Characterization, Process Characterization and/or Failure Analysis.
  5. Combination of experience in any of  the 2-3 functions; Product, Process, Test, Failure Analysis and NPI engineering.

Education (Minimum Level)

  • Bachelor's

Field of Study

  • Engineering or Applied Science

Years of Experience (Minimum)

  • 7 - 9 years

Licenses / Certifications

  • N/A

Preferred Qualifications:

  • N/A

Lumileds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


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