PCBA Materials Engineer

Date:  Jan 13, 2023
Country:  Malaysia
State / Province:  Penang
City:  Penang
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  48448

Keysight is on the forefront of technology innovation, delivering breakthroughs and trusted insights to the world’s visionaries and innovators in electronic design, test, manufacturing, and optimization. Our ~14,000 employees create world-class solutions in wireless communications, 5G, automotive, quantum, aerospace, defense, and semiconductor markets for customers in over 100 countries. Our technical solutions – and our methods for creating them – help connect and secure the world. Learn more about what we do and how we do it.


Our powerful culture has led to us being independently recognized on Fortune 100’s Best Companies List and we are “Great Place to Work” Certified.  We’re driven, collaborative, ethical, and curious, and we value all ideas, especially bold ones. And our culture extends far beyond our own walls. Our corporate social responsibility efforts support our communities, nurture the next generation of engineers, and promote environmental sustainability. 


At Keysight, Inclusion & Diversity is an integral part of our core values.  We believe that when people feel a sense of belonging, they can be more creative, innovative, and thrive at all points in their careers. We believe everyone should be respected in the workplace and in their communities regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any protected class.  We continuously challenge ourselves to grow in our understanding of inclusion by engaging in a wide variety of diversity programs, initiatives, employee network groups and mentoring/development. This is Keysight – People and Culture - YouTube

Job Description

  • You will be directly responsible for developing and managing suppliers, specifically PCA Contract Manufacturers and PCB Suppliers, by devising creative ways to achieve exceptional materials supply with focus on technology, quality, cost, and supply chain simplification.


  • Applies knowledge of materials science, PCB and PCA manufacturing processes, NPI/transfer processes and program management to collaborate with and provide consulting to R&D, OF, procurement and manufacturing engineering in the research, specification, sourcing and qualification of materials used in the design, production and re-engineering of Keysight products.


  • The key responsibilities also covers supplier quality management, part qualification, gross margin improvement and value engineering. You may be required to lead or support cross-functional teams for transfer projects, value engineering and cost savings projects.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree or equivalent in engineering or science with minimum 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Proactive team player who thrives on delivering solutions and results.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess strong engineering and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge in basic statistical and quality tools knowledge.
  • Experience in transfers and NPI is an added advantage

Job Function




Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:

< 25%

Employment Program:


Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable



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***Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.***

Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

APAC : Malaysia : Penang : Penang

Job ID : 48448 

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