CAD CAM Expert / Lead

CAD CAM Expert / Lead

Vat Manufacturing Malaysia Sdn Bhd
10-15 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Role and Responsibilities:
  • Manage, sustain and improve all machining and programming relevant processes
  • Be the technical subject matter expert and reference in machining and CAD/CAM programming area.
  • To lead the VAT Malaysia Site machining competence center. Developing local team competency and knowledge in close collaboration with experts from VAT Switzerland.
  • Lead, develop and coach employees from machining and CAD/CAM programming.
  • Conduct process study and improve production yield, quality and process cycle time, including solving drawing, programming issues and manufacturing problem
  • Support external machining suppliers of VAT as technical consultant to achieve value engineering and cost down from procured components.
  • Establish manufacturing methods, procedures, and activities with proper document (e.g. work Instruction) especially at machining shop, these includes setting of machine, tooling, material, fixture setup and clamping method, gauging and deburring process
  • Collaborate with planning section in regulating and altering workflow schedules with established manufacturing sequences and lead times to expedite production operations, ensuring timely delivery of all products in required quality and at reasonable cost level.
  • Initiate and participate in continuous improvement process and 5S at work environment to increase the productivity and maintain safety, especially towards meeting departmental KPI
  • Work with manufacturing floor to minimize down time, scraps and optimize cycle times.
  • Support new production introduction (NPI) by planning machining processes, tools selection and designs, deciding clamping method, CNC program preparation, pilot run, proper hand over to production etc.
  • Design machine device, special cutting tools with 3D CAD system and prepare CNC programs with associated CAM system
  • Ensure accurate and stable CNC program with tool path verification program to minimize programming error.
  • Conduct training for production staffs and other engineers on the use and applications of various machining techniques
  • Ensure fulfilment of all relevant production key performance indicators (KPI)
  • Support daily task that given by Superior from time to time.
Qualifications and Key skills:
  • Minimum Bachelors Degree in Engineering (Mechanical )
  • Minimum 10 years of machining experience in CNC Machining (prefer Horizontal Milling or Turn-Milling with solid carbide and PCD cutting tools)
  • 3-5 years relevant experience of programming experience with related process computer skills including CAD/CAM knowledge and experience.
  • Organized, self-dependent and costumer-oriented work
  • Good communication and teamwork skills.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of machines and equipment required to fabricate parts from simple to complex.
  • Have good knowledge in pFMEA, DFM and SPC
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Hands on operations experience in precision machining industry
  • Experience managing a high tech machining center
  • Computer literate
  • Possess strategic leadership, analytical and problem-solving skills
Special skills (such as special certifications):
  • Experience in aluminum and stainless steel machining
  • Experience in CNC programming on a mid range CAM System
  • Experience managing a high tech machining center

Headquartered in Haag, Switzerland, VAT employs about 2000 people worldwide. Being the world’s leading supplier of vacuum valves, the product can be of standard range or customised solutions with 99% being exported and 45% of them for Asian region.

The decision to build a new production facility in Malaysia is part of our expansion strategy and is intended to ensure that the company can maintain its role as market leader in the expanding Asian market.

Our new production facility in Batu Kawan, Penang, provides an excellent location and creates large number of skilled jobs. We welcome talents to apply and join us to build a successful career as the pioneer team!

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