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Maintenance Technician - GRC

Apply now Job no: 608614
Work type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Categories: Manufacturing & Logistics, 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 Maintenance Technician, reporting to the Director – Cochlear Malaysia, to be based in our Kuala Lumpur Office. In this role, the successful candidate will undertake maintenance and calibration of manufacturing equipment in accordance with Cochlear's Quality System.

Responsibilities include:

1) Maintenance & Calibration

  • Perform maintenance & calibration activities to schedule
  • Carry out repairs to equipment and facilities in a timely manner
  • Ensure that manufacturing equipment and facilities are in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Liaise with internal customers and external contractors to ensure timely performance of duties

2) Documentation

  • Complete all necessary documentation in a timely manner

3) WHS Responsibilities

  • Immediately reporting all incidents, accidents, hazards or unsafe work conditions to management
  • Participation in incident investigations as required
  • Understanding of the company’s emergency evacuation procedures
  • Performing all work duties in a manner that ensures the health and safety of all employees

4) General Responsibilities

  • Assist the Maintenance and Calibration department to meet business requirements
  • Adhere to current Good Manufacturing Practice
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives
  • Provide expertise and advice on technical issues both within and beyond the M&C Department
  • Act as a mentor to others


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:


  • Engineering Trade qualified (Electrical, Electronics, Tool Making, Mechanical/Fitting)
  • 4+ years’ experience from a lean manufacturing operations environment


  • Experience in a medical device or pharmaceutical manufacturing environment
  • Post trade qualifications to a higher Engineering level (Advanced Certificate, Diploma of Engineering)
  • Cross Trade qualifications (Dual Trade Qualified, Restricted Electrical License, Fluid Power)
  • Exposure to TPM and RCM methodologies


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.


Advertised: Singapore Standard Time
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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