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Hartalega NGC Sdn Bhd


Job Highlights

  • AON best Employer
  • We Reward Innovation
  • Excellent benefits


  • Identify, propose, manage Innovation and breakthrough research on new products and process focusing on the following 4 aspects – (1)Customer Acceptance, (2)Commercial Feasibility, (3)Regulatory and Market Compliance, (4)Cost Compliance (if required)
  • Identify, propose and manage industry leading innovation and breakthrough research both internally and externally with reputed research bodies and universities with proven track records.
  • Plan and conduct research, propose experiments and analyse data to test hypotheses to enhance understanding of products and processes and to provide inventive solutions toward new development efforts.
  • Apply sophisticated scientific or engineering understanding to research or development problems, ideas or projects.
  • Create and protect intellectual property for the company. Work with legal advisors / authorities in IP investigation and generating activities.
  • Incorporate the developed technology into the process and/or product and work with R&D Managers in scaling up and commercialisation.
  • Collaborate effectively with R&D team and function in supply chain throughout product development cycle.
  • Keep abreast and continue to assess new technology potential by attending conferences & seminars, reviewing research publications, technical literature, patents, market research papers and suppliers.
  • Establish and maintain exceptional working relationships with external industry stakeholders, research bodies, academic and professional institutions and suppliers.
  • Communicate research results to stakeholders through reports and presentations.


  • Candidate must possess at least a Master’s Degree/ Doctorate (PhD) in Chemistry and Polymer Science.
  • At least 2 years working experience in R&D, preferably from chemical industries
  • Creative thinking, Innovative and Inquisitive mind
  • Ability to visualise linkages and connectivity in issues and solutions
  • Strong research, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills
  • Excellent new product development skill
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Good planning and organizing skills
  • Able to use DOE and other established and benchmark R&D Methodologies
  • Able to deliver innovative solutions to customer needs (internal and external)
  • Able to work both independently and direct research with guidance from superior.
  • Results oriented.
  • Candidates with passion for research.
  • Track record and results in innovation research will be an advantage