Manager, Engineering ASEAN

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Manager, Engineering ASEAN

Apply locations Shah Alam, Malaysia time type Full time posted on Posted Yesterday job requisition id R-2310261 As the Engineering Manager for ASEAN at NS BlueScope, you will report directly to the Regional VP of Manufacturing & Technology. Your primary responsibility will be to champion excellence in three critical areas: capital management, engineering standards & design engineering, and nurturing management resources.

This role, based in either Malaysia or Thailand, is pivotal in bolstering, maintaining, and introducing innovations for midstream manufacturing setups across the ASEAN landscape. Offering both strategic direction and hands-on operational guidance, the Engineering Manager plays a central part in moulding leaders with deep-seated knowledge in capital efficiency, engineering standards, and design methodologies. Moreover, your contributions will be crucial in optimizing resources, ensuring adept oversight of engineering initiatives, and fostering the continual growth of engineering talent in the region.
  • Portfolio management of all capital and asset development across ASEAN; reviewing portfolio alongside innovation pipeline.

  • Develop strategic business cases ensuring equipment technology is fit for purpose and meets market requirements.

  • Specialised technical support and minimum standards (e.g., process safety, automation).

  • Establish management, maintenance, and governance of Engineering standards across ASEAN projects.

  • Oversight on development of engineering resources and Engineering Managers in the businesses. Provide overarching leadership for the engineering talent pool across the ASEAN region.

  • Safety and Risk Management governance for the business, in key areas such as process safety and Electrical safety.

  • Manage shared resources between businesses to smooth peaks in resource demand.

  • Implement project management methodologies, governance, and provide relevant training, supporting effective resource management and leadership development.

Qualification and/or experienced required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering.

  • Engineering qualifications combined with a minimum of 15 years of professional experience.

  • Brings experience and expertise in metal coating, painting, and cold rolling, particularly within the realm of Coil Coated steel manufacturing.

  • Experience(s) in other relevant industries e.g. heavy industries will also be considered.

  • Proven track record of engineering leadership and established history of driving change in global and multicultural contexts.

  • Proficiency in facilitation and coaching methodologies, with an emphasis on design thinking and management development.

  • Effective communication skills catering to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in the English language to effectively engage with the relevant stakeholders.

The following experience is highly preferred: 

  • Experience in working with key engineering support organisations in ASEAN. 
  • Experience in Project management methodology, governance, and training. 
  • Profound understanding of capital management principles. 
  • Record of spearheading substantial brownfield projects valued at over $1M.

At NS BlueScope our success comes from our people. We choose to treat each other with trust and respect. We understand that the range of perspectives that result from having a diverse and inclusive workplace will strengthen NS BlueScope’s capability for continued and sustained business success.

About Us

BlueScope is a leading international supplier of steel products and solutions, principally focused on the global building and construction industry.

NS BlueScope is a 50:50 joint venture enterprise between BlueScope and Nippon Steel Corporation. NS BlueScope Coated Products serves the building construction, manufacturing and home appliance industries with innovative, high quality coated & painted steel products across ASEAN and North America region. Our metal coating, painting and roll-forming businesses employs over 3,000 people across 29 plants in Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Brunei and the US.

NS BlueScope is a name synonymous with high quality, innovation and solution design. You will find our steel products at homes, shopping malls, offices, factories and practically all iconic buildings from Kuala Lumpur’s Twin Towers to Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok to St Theresa’s Church in Singapore.

Our Purpose

We create and inspire smart solutions in steel, to strengthen our communities for the future.

Our purpose is why we exist, our reason for being.

It sets the course for BlueScope and gives us the courage and confidence to deliver what matters to our communities around the world, and to help attract and retain the very best people to enable us to get there.

Our Bond

  • Our Customers are our partners

  • Our People are our strength

  • Our Shareholders are our foundations

  • Our Local Communities are our homes

Our Bond outlines the guiding principles strengthening our business. It identifies our key stakeholders, guides how we work together and conduct ourselves, and continues to be our benchmark for success and choosing to do what is right.


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Aeronautical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Oil & Gas Engineering

RM 8.3K - RM 12.5K

Shah Alam, Selangor


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