Senior Lead Engineer, Power (Hardware) Design

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Date: May 10, 2024

Location: Penang, 07, MY

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 119670 
Remote Position: No
Region: Asia 
Country: Malaysia 
State/Province: Penang 
City:  Penang 

General Overview

Functional Area:  Engineering        
Career Stream:  Design Engineering Hardware    
SAP Short Name:  SLE-ENG-DHW
Job Level:  Level 09
IC/MGR: Individual Contributor        
Direct/Indirect Indicator:  Indirect    


The Senior Lead Engineer, Hardware Design works with cross-functional teams with other designers, customers, manufacturing engineering, and project leadership to ensure robust and high-quality product development. Enhance designs with feedback from reviews in manufacturing, testing, supply chain, reliability, industrial design, and simulations. Provide support throughout the manufacturing process of the electrical/mechanical system that they have designed.

Based in Penang, Malaysia, the successful candidate will be a self-starter who likes to take responsibility and works best with little supervision. Likes to perform various tasks can handle multiple priorities and has previously performed in a similar position.  This is a 'hands-on' role requiring a strong technical background and product development experience.

Detailed Description

Job Responsibilities:

  • On board DC-DC issues analysis and verification. debug and optimization
  • PSU issues analysis, and verification.
  • PI simulation and evaluation
  • System-level Power issue analysis and verification
  • Create a Test Plan and review the Test Report
  • Collaborate with a global team, including the internal team, customers, and vendors

Job Requirement:

  • Degree in Power Electronics or Electrical, and equivalents.
  • Familiar with discrete parts
  • Recognize common topologies such as Buck, Boost, Fly-back, and others.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of cost optimization and power efficiency.
  • Skilled at bench work
  • Good understanding on power distribution and PDN network 
  • Experience with PCB post-route PI tool:  Sigrity Power SI or other.
  • Power circuit verification and test. Create test plan and test report
  • Excellent skills: electrical load, power supply, oscilloscopes, voltage/current probes, etc.
  • Solid English proficiency (spoken and written)
  • Mandarin proficiency is highly desirable (spoken nd written)
  • Know the basics for power supply design
  • Familiar with the AC and DC PSU topologies
  • Familiar with the AC and DC PSU selection and qualification 
  • Familiar with Power Over Ethernet (PoE) technology


Refer to technical skills below

Physical Demands

  • Duties of this position are performed in a normal office environment.
  • Duties may require extended periods of sitting and sustained visual concentration on a computer monitor or on numbers and other detailed data. 
  • Repetitive manual movements (e.g., data entry, using a computer mouse, using a calculator, etc.) are frequently required.
  • Occasional travel may be required.

Typical Experience

  • 4 to 6 years in a similar role or industry.

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's Degree


This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the position. Employees are held accountable for all duties of the job. Job duties and the % of time identified for any function are subject to change at any time.

Celestica is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on any protected status (including race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran or disability status or other characteristics protected by law).
At Celestica we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. Special arrangements can be made for candidates who need it throughout the hiring process. Please indicate your needs and we will work with you to meet them.


Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) enables the world’s best brands. Through our recognized customer-centric approach, we partner with leading companies in Aerospace and Defense, Communications, Enterprise, HealthTech, Industrial, Capital Equipment and Energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges. As a leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions, Celestica brings global expertise and insight at every stage of product development – from drawing board to full-scale production and after-market services for products from advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware platform solutions for the Cloud. Headquartered in Toronto, with talented teams spanning 40+ locations in 13 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia, we imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers.


Celestica would like to thank all applicants, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.
Celestica does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.


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