Project Manager


Batu Kawan, MY

Employment Type:  Permanent

We are looking for a professional and passionate Project Manager to be part of our high-performing team by leading various projects at VAT, new product development, engineering customization product and product transfer projects. You will be given an opportunity to manage multiple projects through VAT’s standard processes and responsible/involved throughout project milestones (end-to-end) On top of that, you will have an opportunity to lead international and local project team and engage with the project’s stakeholders across VAT organization. The ideal project manager comes with strong ability to lead and work within diverse cross-functional teams by using deep knowledge in project management (best-practice, tools, and techniques), strong leadership, co-ordination, and communication skills to secure the project’s KPI.



Principal Duties & Responsibilities


Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • You will be assigned to New Product Development or Customization Product or Product Transfer Project (mainly from HQ to Malaysia plant).
  • Lead project through VAT’s standard process and project milestone (Ideation, Concept, Design, prototype, verification, industrialize, commercialize)
  • You will work in close collaboration with various disciplines such as Product Manager, Product
  • Designer, Buyer Specialist, Product Quality Engineer, New Product Introduction Engineer, Lab
  • Engineer and may not limited to it. • Responsible to acquire project resources (team members) from various departments and form
  • a project team accordingly.
  • Take a leadership role and navigate project team towards project goals.
  • Develop project management plan, execution of the plan in a timely manner, consistently
  • monitor project progress and actively attend to project risk, issue, or anything that could give a negative impact to a project.
  • Responsible for project KPIs (scope, schedule, project-cost and product-cost) • Ensure all defined project deliverables are met
  • Attend VAT Innovation Project Review for a status report, change request or project milestone
  • approval.
  • Provide project status report to superior, Management & key-stakeholders in a timely and clear
  • fashion
  • Ensure communication and engagement with project key-stakeholders are always at the
  • optimum level.
  • Utilize Project Management Software for project needs, efficiency and report generation.
  • Proactively contribute and support in continuous improvement activities.


Minimum Qualification


  • Degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering or related discipline.
  • 5 years working experience as Program/Project Manager or
  • Project Leader or Project Engineer or Project Coordinator
  • Experience in New Product Development or New Product
  • Introduction (Manufacturing) or Product transfer project
  • Lead or work as part of cross-functional or international team.
  • Excellent in communication (verbal and writing)


Preferred Qualification


  • Professional Project Management certification such as PMP, PMI-ACP from recognized organization (such as PMI, IPMA).
  • Hands-on with project management software (such as Microsoft Project, Primavera, Dynamic 365, etc.)
  • Experience or knowledgeable in manufacturing processes,
  • Vacuum-valve, Semi-conductor process/application.
  • People management /people-manager role



VAT is an equal opportunity employer. We see ourselves as a responsible and far-sighted employer that offers not only jobs, but also career and personal development opportunities through various training programs. We recognize the value of employee diversity and provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified application that contributes to innovation, improves customer orientation and employee satisfaction. One-step in this direction is to ensure that people are recognized and fairly compensated for their contributions to the company. In 2021, VAT received the Fair-ON-Pay+ certificate as an acknowledgement for our commitment in ensuring equal pay for equal work between men and women.