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Test Systems Engineer - GRC

Apply now Job no: 608604
Work type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Categories: Engineering, Asia Pacific, Individual Contributor

Cochlear’s mission is to help people hear and be heard. Around the world, more people chose a Cochlear-branded hearing implant system than any other. Our employees tell us that the number one reason they enjoy working for Cochlear is the opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives. Learn and grow with us as we tackle the most complex challenges in helping people to Hear Now. And Always.

Cochlear is the global market leader in implantable hearing solutions including cochlear implant systems (CI) and bone anchored hearing aids (Baha™). Cochlear Asia-Pacific, the fastest growing division of Cochlear Ltd, has a direct market presence in Japan, Korea, China, India, SE Asia and Australia & New Zealand.


Job Description

We are seeking a Test Systems Engineer, reporting to the Director – Cochlear Malaysia, to be based in our Kuala Lumpur Office. In this role, the successful candidate is required to provide efficient and timely, high quality electronics and test system services support to Manufacturing.

Responsibilities include:

1) Maintenance Support  

  • Repair and upgrade test systems & electronic equipment to ensure all production equipment is running to full capacity. Ensure adequate spares to meet the above requirement.
  • Provide solutions to identified production problems with particular reference to day-to-day running of the processes as identified in Fast Response and Activity lists.
  • Assist Maintenance and Calibration team as and when required.
  • Investigate devices failing in line testers, Carryout FA to determine the cause and implement corrective action.

2) Development Projects

  • Design improvements to existing electronic systems and develop basic electronic systems to improve production throughput.
  • Upgrade existing test systems and equipment to replace obsolete Hardware & software.
  • Build and Introduce new Instances to meet the Production requirements.
  • Software Change and release to support new build standards and fixing of production issues.

3) Interdepartmental

  • Review D & D test system design to ensure they meet production requirements with regard to execution time, maintainability, OH&S, reliability and are adequately documented.
  • Participate in Test system D & D activities during test system development & verification and get trained so that test systems can be supported in production with minimum D & D assistance.
  • Understand test systems requirements from Regulatory and Quality Systems perspective by interacting with these functions and formulate V & V process and documentations.

4) Quality and Regulatory Requirements

  • Follow work instructions, working procedures and all relevant requirements.
  • Performs all work duties in a manner that ensures the health & safety of all employees.

Immediately report all incidents, accidents, hazards or unsafe work conditions to management


You Bring Your Skills and Experience

As we grow our operations, we are looking for people who share our passion for delivering quality hearing solutions to our customers. As a regulated company, Cochlear has a responsibility to hire people with the right skills and qualifications to do the work. To add value to Cochlear in this role, you'll be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:


  • Degree in electronics engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in Maintenance or Development of Medical Electronics product Test systems.
  • PC skills – board level repair of PCs, software installation and basic networking. Ability to configure PCs from OS installation to full operation.
  • Electronic equipment Maintenance & repair – Repair of PC based test equipment and the electronics subsystems to component level.
  • Programming – Understanding of LabView, Test stand, C and C++, Python software. Ability to maintain and perform simple upgrades to software.
  • Familiar with Medical Industry standards and test system qualification requirements.
  • Project Development & management skills – Familiar with Project Lifecycle and PMP Tools.
  • Spare Parts Maintenance and Planning


  • Degree in electronics engineering.
  • 5 years of Work experience in Design & Development of PC Based Test systems using NI Add-on Cards / modules and LabView & Test Stand.
  • PC skills – board level repair of PCs, software installation and basic networking. Ability to configure PCs from OS installation to full operation.
  • Design experience in Electronic equipment using RF, Analog and digital technologies.
  • Certified Developer in LabView, C and C++, Python software. Ability to develop test system applications from scratch.
  • Technical writing skills capable of creating qualification Protocols & Reports and other test system related technical documentation to conform to Medical Industry standards.
  • Experience in Electronic Test system qualification and usage of statistical tools like Gage R & R, MiniTab.
  • Project Development & management skills – Familiar with Project Lifecycle and PMP Tools.
  • Spare Parts Maintenance and Planning


Working for Cochlear:

Cochlear is the global leader in the research and development, manufacture and marketing of implantable hearing solutions. Cochlear’s global headquarters is located on the campus of Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia to enable links to world leading hearing science research. A success story in the commercialisation of R&D, Cochlear has a 70% share of the global market, employs more than 2,500 people worldwide, operates directly in over 20 countries and sells in over 100 countries. Over 250,000 people across more than 100 countries now experience hearing as a recipient of a Cochlear hearing solution. Cochlear can offer:

  • The Work - A high impact job supporting world leading technology
  • The Organisation – A global leader in active implantable medical device hearing technology
  • The Opportunity – To make a difference to the quality of people’s lives

As a world-leader in innovative medical devices, Cochlear encourages continuous learning for employees. Visit for more information.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and a covering letter detailing your suitability for this role. All applications will be considered and qualified candidates will be contacted.

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Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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