Senior Manager, Manufacturing Engineering, Asia Pacific (One-Year Contract) (REQ-1451)

Hong Kong Asia PacificHong Kong
HID Global
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Job Level: 
Mid-Senior Level

Position REQ-1451 (One-year Contract) - Become a Senior Manager, Manufacturing Engineering, Asia Pacific in an Innovative High-Tech Security Company

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We are a growing multinational technical security company based in Hong Hong that offers its employees a fun work environment, flexibility and career opportunity.

The Company:

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 4,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit or check us out on   

The Position: What you will be doing: Summary of job

The Senior Manufacturing Manager position develops and implements optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards; recommends and implements improvements to production processes, methods and controls; coordinates manufacturing launch for new or revised products. The Senior Manufacturing Manager will have an excellent knowledge base of lean manufacturing principles and a wealth of continuous improvement experience. The person is required to have ‘can do’ attitude to engage the team and implement strategic changes to better enable the department in an ever-changing business environment

What we are looking for:

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Carries out process improvement, problem resolution and project management.
  • Improves manufacturing processes and methods for cost-reduction, quality improvement and efficiency.
  • Prepares and presents plans for the above and coordinates deployment including training of team members.
  • Supports operations management goals in improving a system of production control, standard operating procedures, safety, quality control and training.
  • Performs research, design and development of manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment.
  • Manages New Product Introduction transitions from design to production coordinating manufacturing launch plans, establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results.
  • Designs, develops and tests and/or sources and cost-justifies various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods.
  • Performs product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency, including continuous improvement and standardization efforts to improve yields, reduce costs and improve quality.
  • Delivers through a comprehensive, systematic, and documented approach.
  • Manage change implementation and control; spot solutions and systemic improvements
  • Responsible for approving and overseeing the design of manufacturing processes, Fixtures/Tooling and Test Equipment
  • Coordination of prototype/beta builds
  • Coordinate local VA/VE and cost reduction
  • Represents manufacturing on cross-functional teams
  • Leading machine repairs, including diagnosing through effective root cause analysis and implementing containment and corrective actions where appropriate.
  • Proactively escalate potential issues in order to minimize safety, quality, delivery issues and operational inefficiencies.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with the global manufacturing team.
  • Act as the departments lead for the engagement and integration of new product introduction (NPI) into the fulfillment center.
  • Able to look at the department from a strategic standpoint and work towards long term departmental goals on top of daily operations. 
  • To be an ambassador for lean manufacturing principles as well as developing a culture of ‘standard work’.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience          

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering
  • 10+ years of Manufacturing Engineering Experience
  • Experience working with Lean Manufacturing tools and methodologies
  • Experience in analyzing SPC controls
  • Experience with RFID, Access Control System preferred.
  • Green Belt certification desired
  • Demonstrate a proficiency in the following:
    • Value Analysis and Value Engineering of our products and processes
    • high-tech electronic manufacturing
    • Problem Solving and analytical decision maker
    • Process driven approach
    • Change management process capability; predictive, planning and follow-through
    • strong communicator
    • strong organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple priorities at once
    • work in a fast-paced environment
    • conflict resolution
    • Excellent organizational, collaboration, and interpersonal skills
    • Good reasoning ability to investigate and analyze information and draw conclusions

Language Skills                   

  • Ability to effectively communicate in the English language, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical journals, specifications, international technical standards, etc.
  • Ability to communicate technically about business operations and data analytics         

Computer Skills     

  • Proficient in MS Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Familiar with operating systems, such as Windows, etc.
  • Ability to learn different systems required for executing the QMS (for example, Test Track Pro, Agile, etc.)
  • Knowledge of WebEx or other web-based video communications software beneficial
  • Computer Assisted Design (CAD) proficiency.

Customer Expectations

  • Has desire to provide the customer with the highest quality products.
  • Understand and actively demonstrate the principles of HID customer centricity policy.
  • Take personal ownership to create and remarkable experience that drives valuable business results.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Employee works primarily in a manufacturing environment, within a well-ventilated area, and is exposed to moderate noise levels.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent terms and conditions
  • Flexibility
  • On-the-job training and development
  • Work as part of a global team

How to apply?

Please complete the application form by clicking the "Apply for Position" button at the bottom. Please attach your CV  with your current and expected salary which we will use to review applications.

HID Global is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse workplace and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please contact us at [email protected]