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Assistant Electronic Design Manager

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Position: Assistant Electronic Design Manager
Location: Penang, Malaysia


Job Objectives

The Assistant Electronic Design Manager will lead the hardware and firmware design, development, and validation of the electronic hardware team for height adjustable desk system inclusive of motor controllers, power supply systems, handsets, etc.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the entire R&D team of electronic and FW engineers in design and development
  • Check and approve all new design schematic, layout and gerber files, as well as any revision or deviation of the current design
  • Coordinate all new electronic designs project with the electronic team
  • Plan out detailed electronic circuit design study, simulation, testing, validation, and schedule
  • Check schematic, layout and gerber design of projects, considering compliance requirement
  • Ensure all technical documentation are saved and uploaded into the cloud shared drive
  • Plan testing and approve new EOL part, module or system replacement
  • Evaluate part costing and perform studies to meet costing targets
  • Liaise with vendors and a cross functional team to produce, validate and approve prototypes
  • Perform design FMEA and debug/troubleshoot and addresses customer’s complaint/reject
  • Perform cross functional investigation for all new critical issues at production/lab
  • Release new projects based on new project ideas and roadmaps
  • Train and coach all new recruits for the electronics team and evaluate performance and goals


Experience with one or more of the following are encouraged to apply:

  • Electrical, electronic system design
  • Switch mode power supply design
  • Motion control system
  • DC Motors controlling (hall-sensors, BLDC control circuits, etc.)
  • Sensorics
  • Electrical and electronic test and validation
  • Certification and energy efficiency requirements
  • Project management
  • Experience with enterprise resource planning systems such as SAP and Oracle


  • Requires BEng/BSc or Meng/MSc in Electrical/Electronic Engineering and minimum 12 years of experience
  • Ability to present creative solutions and through understanding of electronic design process
  • Skilled with team management and possess critical and creative thinking
  • Good verbal and written skill in English with the ability to communicate with external and internal teams are essential
  • Focus on team’s goals and objectives in alignment with the company’s vision and mission
  • Strong people’s skills to be able to work as a team member and contribute towards the growth of a healthy work environment at Actiforce


If you see yourself in this position and would like to join the Actiforce team, please send your application, CV and other relevant information to: