Sunway University

Senior Executive/ Executive – Laboratory (70022) – BANDAR SUNWAY, SELANGOR

School of Engineering and Technology at Sunway University welcomes interested candidates to submit their resume for the above stated vacancy with the following job specifications:


  • Act as the first point of contact and provide reception and administrative support for laboratory facilities.
  • Organise and manage the day-to-day operations of engineering and technology laboratories.
  • Prepare and regularly update the Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) and manuals of the laboratories.
  • Ensure all laboratory activities strictly adhere to the applicable Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) rules and regulations as well as comply with the University safety policies and audit requirements.
  • Support scheduled laboratory accreditation as well as laboratory equipment calibration, maintenance, and servicing.
  • Prepare, regularly update, and maintain the inventory and usage records of the laboratory assets.
  • Participate in the procurement of laboratory equipment and consumables, and work closely with the relevant offices of the University and vendors on purchasing, delivery and payment matters.
  • Assist in preparing annual budgets and expenditure.
  • Assist in the planning, development, and commissioning of new laboratories.
  • Provide professional and technical laboratory support and advice to staff and students effectively.
  • Highlight and troubleshoot identified and potential problems, and maintain complete documentations of these issues.
  • Recommend and implement solutions to ensure continuity of and improvement for service delivery.
  • Apply change control and risk management procedures as and when required.
  • Work closely with relevant departments (e.g. Facilities Services, Health & Safety Office, Security Office, IT Services, Research Office, etc.) on maintenance, safety and security, and other related matters.
  • Provide support to activities and events organised by the School and the University, e.g. audits, laboratory visits/tours/demos, video-shooting, Open Days, marketing activities, and so on.
  • Keep abreast of knowledge, skills and qualifications by attending relevant training sessions, professional courses, and workshops.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/ Science/ Technology or other relevant field of studies. 
  • Diploma holder in the relevant field of studies with minimum 5 years of relevant working experience can be considered.
  • Ability to manage laboratory operations effectively, including scheduling, equipment maintenance, inventory and safety protocols.
  • Ability to process, analyse, and present technical information clearly and concisely.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Able to communicate proficiently in English, both written and spoken, proficiency in other languages (e.g. Mandarin, Bahasa Malaysia) is an added advantage.
  • Self-motivated, demonstrated leadership and ability to work independently. 
  • Willingness to work collaboratively.
  • Able and willing to take on additional responsibilities as and when needed, demonstrated passion for learning and applying new knowledge and skills in the job.
  • Experience or familiarity with higher education and/or engineering laboratory setting would be an added advantage. 
  • Proficiency in relevant software/ hardware in engineering (UTM, CADCAM, CNC, Workshop tools, Additive manufacturing, Matlab, Micro-electronics, Power electronics and drives, Electrical grids, Telecommunication devices, Unit operations, Civil & Structures, Work place safety, Emerging technologies) will be an added advantage.

We thank all applicants for expressing their interest in this vacancy. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.


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