Tasks & Responsibilities
  • 01
    Planning, directing and coordinating research and development activities, whether in-house or commissioned by external research organisations, to develop or improve technical processes, products, knowledge or utilisation of materials;
  • 02
    Planning the overall research and development programme of the enterprise or organisation, specifying budgetary requirements;
  • 03
    Controlling expenditure and ensuring the efficient use of resources;
  • 04
    Planning and directing daily operations;
  • 05
    Overseeing the selection, training and performance of staff;
  • 06
    Representing the department in its dealings with other divisions of the organisation or with external agencies;
  • 07
    Performing related tasks; and
  • 08
    Managing, planning, scheduling and monitoring the tasks of other workers.

What are the skills required?

Skills, knowledege and abilities that are essential to carry out a task with determined results. Skills can often be divided into domain-general and domain-specific skills.

Soft Skill
Leadership
Leadership is both a research area and a practical skill encompassing the ability of an individual or organization to "lead" or guide other individuals, teams, or entire organizations.
Soft Skill
Planning
Planning (also called forethought) is the process of thinking about and organizing the activities required to achieve a desired goal.
Hard Skill
Analysis
The ability to collect and analyze information, problem-solve, and make decisions
Soft Skill
English
Able to speak English
Soft Skill
Problem Solving
Problem solving consists of using generic or ad hoc methods, in an orderly manner, for finding solutions to problems.
Soft Skill
Market Research
Market research (also in some contexts known as Industrial Research) is any organized effort to gather information about target markets or customers.
Soft Skill
Time Management
Time management is the process of planning and exercising conscious control over the amount of time spent on specific activities - especially to increase effectiveness, efficiency or productivity.
Soft Skill
Bahasa Malaysia
Able to speak Bahasa Malaysia
Soft Skill
Critical Thinking
Experience objectively examining assumptions (adopted rules of thumb) underlying current beliefs to assess their correctness and legitimacy, and thus to validate or invalidate business beliefs.
Hard Skill
Risk Assessment
Risk assessment is the determination of quantitative or qualitative estimate of risk related to a well-defined situation and a recognized threat (also called hazard).
Hard Skill
Product Management
Product management is an organizational lifecycle function within a company dealing with the planning, forecasting, and production, or marketing of a product or products at all stages of the product lifecycle.
Hard Skill
Quality Management
Working experience of Quality Management. Quality management ensures that an organization, product or service is consistent. It has four main components: quality planning, quality assurance, quality control and quality improvement. Quality management is focused not only on product and service quality, but also on the means to achieve it. Quality management, therefore, uses quality assurance and control of processes as well as products to achieve more consistent quality.
Hard Skill
Analytical Testing
Analytical testing, which is also referred to as materials testing, is a broad term used to describe various techniques that are used to identify the chemical makeup or characteristics of a particular sample.
Soft Skill
Business Planning
Experience constructing a document that brings together the perspectives of many business teams including finance, human resources, intellectual property management, and marketing to create a credible understanding of the future of the company for someone who is unfamiliar with the business.
Hard Skill
Business Research
The definition of business research involves acquiring information and knowledge for professional or commercial purposes such as determining opportunities and goals for a business.
Hard Skill
Failure Analysis
Failure analysis is the process of collecting and analyzing data to determine the cause of a failure, often with the goal of determining corrective actions or liability.
Hard Skill
R
Ris anopen sourceprogramming languageand software environment forstatistical computingand graphics that is supported by the R Foundation for Statistical Computing.
Hard Skill
Scanning
Scanning is a process of converting paper documents such as letters, forms, receipts, contracts and other documents into digital copy which can be easily integrated as a part of document database in home or office computers or may be added to a central database.
Field of Study Required
Field of study consists of a broad area of academic and skills qualifications that come under a similar branch of subject knowledge. In addition, courses offered under each field of study require similar academic entry requirements.
Management and administration
Management and administration is the study of planning, directing and operating the functions and activities of organisations and instituions. Programmes in management covering administration, economics, finance etc. are included in this field if emphasis is given to management and administration.
12,166
Graduates

(2019)

Chemistry
Chemistry is the study of substances and their elements and how they react when combined.
1,381
Graduates

(2019)

Computer science
Computer science is the study of the design and development of computer systems and computing environments. It includes the study of the design, maintenance and integration of software applications.
9,348
Graduates

(2019)

Mechanics and metal work
Mechanics and metal work is the study of planning, designing, developing, producing, maintaining and monitoring machines, mechanical plants and systems and metal products. It includes designing and maintaining machines which produce good services. The focus of programmes in this field is machines, mechanical systems and metal products.
8,375
Graduates

(2019)

Food processing
Food processing is the study of processing and packaging of food and beverages, and the equipment and procedures used in the production and distribution of foods.
960
Graduates

(2019)

Therapy and rehabilitation
Therapy and rehabilitation is the study of restoring normal physical conditions to those incapacitated by temporary or permanent disability.
609
Graduates

(2019)

Chemical and process
Chemical and process is the study of planning, designing, and developing products and processes where chemical and physical changes occur. It includes designing chemical plants and control systems.
2,518
Graduates

(2019)

Electricity and energy
Electricity is the study of installing, maintaining, repairing and diagnosing faults in electrical wiring and related equipment in domestic, commercial and industrial establishments. Installation and maintenance of overhead and underground electrical power distribution networks is included. Energy is the study of energy generation.
5,948
Graduates

(2019)

Civil engineering
Civil engineering is the study of planning, designing, testing and directing the construction of large scale buildings and structures, including systems for transport, water supply, sewage etc.
7,735
Graduates

(2019)

Applied science
Applied science is the application of knowledge from one or more natural scientific fields to solve practical problems. Fields of engineering are closely related to applied sciences. Applied science is important for technology development. Its use in industrial settings is usually referred to as research and development (R&D)'. *Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, November 2009
2,136
Graduates

(2019)

Material engineering
Material engineering is the study on the development of new materials for industrial and user applications. *Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, November 2009
432
Graduates

(2019)

Biology and biochemistry
Biology and biochemistry is the study of the structure, function, reproduction, growth, evolution and behaviour of all living organism. It comprises the study of biological and related sciences, and includes the study of the chemistry of living organisms.
2,237
Graduates

(2019)


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