Penang / Malaysia

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Description:

  • Performs application engineering tasks on assigned projects.
  • Solicits requests for quotation (RFQs), gathers information on RFQs, develops conceptual solutions on paper, researches devices and costs for applications and estimates prices of projects.
  • Clarifies specifications and provides necessary support during offering phase.
  • Responsible for quality of all works done for assigned projects — including final reviews, progress assessments, scope review and concept review.
  • Assure completion of costing, concepts, proposals and necessary technical write-up and other deliverables in a timely and high-quality manner.
  • Present concepts and solutions at internal and corporate review meetings and with customer.
  • To lead project kick-off meeting and ensure all technical, conceptual and costing information are passed on to the project team.
  • Performs cost engineering tasks when needed and support department members on such tasks
  • Save all project related costing information e.g. quotation, emails from vendor in the project folder
  • Clarify price offering from supplier and split price input into system, transportation, packing, training and other price categories.
  • Able to work under tight schedule to complete the proposal on time.
  • Other Duties as assigned from time to time by the Application Engineering Manager or General Manager.

Education Level:

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent combination of training and experience.


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Factory Automation Industry, preferably with custom made automated machine/tool/fixture.
  • Hands on experience in application engineering and design of customised automated equipment.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in equipment costing.
  • Good knowledge in standard parts e.g. Siemens, Festo, SMS, Keyence, Omron, Bosch, THK, Misumi, etc.
  • Good computer skills; able to create spreadsheets and perform word processing.
  • Has record of project achievements and technology development.
  • Strong CAD capability (Solid Works, Inventor), drafting and sketching talent.