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surendran manickam

Assistant Manager

Work experience

Mar 2013Present

Assistant Manager

Panasonic Energy Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Manufacturing Professional with over 18 years’ experience in large, fast-paced, multinational organizations. Has substantial experience in achieving sustainable development and improvements in human capital development, best quality, cost competitiveness, on time delivery & safety functions.

Driven by results and strongly believe in accountability. I have extensive experience in directing all activities involved in the production of goods and I consider myself an expert at maximizing the effectiveness of production teams, equipment’s and materials. As a true professional I have always added value to the production process by expanding and executing solutions that will fulfill the needs of the company.

With my present employer I’m involved in ensuring that goods and services are produced efficiently and are of correct quantity, quality, delivery and cost. On a personal level

I have the can-do attitude, and I am someone who is comfortable with uncertainties which I think expands my critical thinking and increase my capability to come up with the best agreed to solutions.

Right now I am looking for a suitable position with a company that wants to recruit proven and capable People Managers who amplify cross functional teamwork and collaboration towards achievement of key deliverable continuously.


Shift Leader

Infineon Kulim Sdn Bhd

Selected as shift leader. On this capacity attend improvement and other meetings with management. Perform shift duties(-hour shift) to support the production in the module and ensure that the process integrity for machines is in the place for production. Lead a team of associate engineers/technician to carry out periodical preventive maintenance and attend all minnor and major troubleshooting. Provide assistance to production for yield improvement Coordinate with the specialists to ensure that work is carried out efficiently to meet module objective and that SOPs are strictly followed. Assists in implementing equipment improvement projects. Assists new associate engineers and technician on their On-the-Job training(OJT) by acting as their buddy. Assist process engineering and carry out process activities. Ensure that the PM checklists are maintained up to date.

Jun 2011Present

Npi/product Engineer

Flextronics Shah Alam
NPI/Product Engineer Responsible for new product introduction from prototype. Provide all of required Quality System documentation to include process definition, process flow, process Responsible for new material, process and equipment qualification that helps in productivity, yield and quality. Control plans, FMEAs, capability determination and operator instruction Defining and implementing processes to co-ordinate and ensure development and quality of the project. Trend charts, P-charts, Pareto chart, Fish bone diagram, Pie Chart, Pilot run and monitoring as per the capabilities Independently accountable for monitoring production processes, identify any defects/deviations & taking correct preventive actions. Administering and preparing manufacturing schedules for cards required for maintenance activities. Preparing breakdown analysis reports and daily production reports. Monitor assembly of cards based on daily production report. Incessantly conduct status updates meetings with various design engineers and prepare progress reports and action plans to control various projects undertaken.


ASE Electronics(M) Sdn. Bhd.
Penang. Position Held Technician(Preventive Maintenance)(Test) Job Description: Responsible of Preventive Maintenance for all IC Lead scanner Machine Responsible for identifying root cause and troubleshooting major machine breaks down. Responsible for modification of machine parts to improve machine capability and performance. TRAINING AND COURSES ATTENDED AT AICS Basic Statistic Level 1(conducted in AICS) ESD Awareness Failure Mode Effect Analysis(conducted in AICS) TRAINING AND COURSES ATTENDED INFINEON APC ADVANCED PROCESS CONTROL INFINEON VILLACH, AUSTRIA INTRODUCTION TO DOMINO DOC INFINEON VILLACH, AUSTRIA INTRODUCTION TO SAP PM INFINEON VILLACH, AUSTRIA FMEA-QUALITY MANAGEMENT INFINEON VILLACH, AUSTRIA SPC BASIC COURSE. INFINEON VILLACH, AUSTRIA CLUSTERLINE(OERLIKON) maintenance and troubleshooting class UNAXIS TRAINING CENTRE, TRUBBACH, SWITZERLAND. ALL THE PRIMARY TOOL EQUIPMENT TRAINING FROM LEVEL 1 TO 3 INFINEON KULIM, KEDAH.
Jul 1997Present


Preventive Maintenance)(EOL)
Position Held Technician Job Description: Preventive Maintenance for all Molding system and tooling. Assist Process Engineer for new product Qualification. Assist machine vendors during major equipment down and improvement projects. Assist engineer during ISO 9000 certification. Responsible on machine spare parts purchase. Conduct weekly molding machine improvement meeting. Responsible for identifying root cause and troubleshooting major machine breaks down. Responsible for modification of machine parts to improve machine capability and performance. Responsible for new equipment buyoff, set-up and qualification. Provide maintenance support to produce and maintain quality of the product.
May 20052011

Equipment Assistant Engineer

Infineon Kulim Sdn Bhd
Equipment Assistant Engineer (PVD/Thin film module)
Feb 20012004

Package & Development Assistant Engineer

AIC Semiconductor Sdn. Bhd
Kulim Hi-Tech Park, Kulim, Kedah. Position Held Package & Development Assistant Engineer Job Description: Responsible for new product qualification for FOL/EOL Assembly and Test. Responsible for to perform package characterization study. Assist customer for new package development activities. Responsible for evaluating new critical direct process material for product reliability improvement. Preventive Maintenance for smartcard glob top machine. Coordinate all customer new product transfer and development at FOL/EOL Assembly and Test. Optimize process parameters for all the new device and new customers Conduct training for the operator technician and trainer in the process of transferring the new package to production and machine preventive maintenance

AIC Semiconductor Sdn. Bhd

AIC Semiconductor Sdn. Bhd
Went To German(Roding) to Qualify Smart card Muehlbauer machines in. Set-up a 3 new line for Smart Card Assembly Operation And Machines in Qualified new customers for Smart card.(More than 4 customers has been qualified) Created Process spec, Maintenance Spec, Smart card assembly. Establish PM checklist and Master list for smart card machine. Trained and Qualified New Engineers, Technician and Operator for Smart card Operation. Evaluate and optimize process parameters for new glob top dispensing head from V14 to V22 for process improvement. Done a cost improvement for all OEM consumerable spare parts(o-ring) with finding a original supplier. Done a UPH improvement up from 40% to 80% for M2/M4 module by optimize dosing parameters and machine process parameters. Upgrade Smart Card machine for Quality, Reliability Improvement and cost saving.