SR Program Manager

Date:  Mar 30, 2024
Division:  Central Services (40000003)

Penang, MY

Requisition ID:  872


To complement our team, we are looking for a customer- and team-oriented individual for our Plasma Control Technologies division at the Penang site as a


SR Program Manager 


For 75 years, we have been following our curiosity. It drives us and has made Comet a leading Swiss technology company worldwide. Curiosity and the spirit of research have allowed us to become and remain innovative. For a better and sustainable world.


To this end, we work and research on the basis of X-ray and radio-frequency technology. Our developments make an important contribution to safer, more efficient and more sustainable production, mobility and communication.


In the Plasma Control Technologies (PCT) division, we manufacture specialized components that are required for the precise control of plasma processes and are used in the production of memory chips or touch screens for sensors, smartphones or tablets.



  • Manage, plan, execute and control all projects under the program.
  • Identify, analyze and manage interdependencies between projects.
  • Define and manage project budgets including cost approvals, collaborating with the group purchasing and controlling teams to optimize cost/benefits of the program.
  • Collaborate actively with IT and business stakeholders to define, control business application integration projects, and manage changes.
  • Negotiate and secure resource allocation to projects, proactively optimize resource plan at project and program level.
  • Manage schedules and milestones for timely delivery and deliverable acceptance.
  • Assess and manage risks. Identify and solve basic project risks quickly and effectively. Drive efficiently escalation process. Create strategies for contingency planning and for risk mitigation.
  • Drive cross-functional teams through corrective action process.
  • Manage stakeholder efficiently, including external partners and vendors.
  • Ensure alignment of program results to company strategy



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in civil engineering, manufacturing engineering or related fields.
  • Professional program management certification
  • At least 5 years of experience as project manager; experience in construction domain, manufacturing ramp up, IT integration projects and working in international companies is strongly desired
  • Knowledge of BIM methodology and application is a plus
  • Proficient with PM methodologies (especially waterfall and hybrid) PMP certification or similar
  • Strong ability to learn and use PM tools and software.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain project documentation for progress and issue reporting and for knowledge building purposes.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Malaysian building legal and administrative processes and requirements.
  • Significant experience of working methods with the local management of the construction phase with architects, construction company and local authorities
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills, with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong abilities to identify, analyze and effectively resolve conflicts
  • At ease with multicultural and international context

We are curious about you and look forward to receiving your complete online application.