Manufacturing Process Engineer


An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Manufacturing Process Engineer!! 

Location: Zejtun, Malta

Job ID: 29982


Together with the Operations team, this position develops optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards; recommends and implements improvements to production processes, methods and controls.


Who are we? 


HID powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places, and things, allowing people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely.

We are a high-tech software company headquartered in Austin, TX, with over 4,500 worldwide employees. Check us out here: and 


HID's Citizen's Identification Business Area:


As the fastest growing solution provider in citizen identity, HID Global is challenging the status quo with its collaborative approach to solutions delivery. We are positioned to deliver complex, scalable and future proof government programs, while empowering local government and partners.

As our Manufacturing Process Engineer, you’ll support HID’s success by: 


  • Carrying out process improvement, problem resolution, project management;
  • Reviewing, identifying and improving manufacturing processes and methods for cost-reduction, quality yield improvement and efficiency via multiple methods such as the formal change control process;
  • Managing the OPEX system for the Malta site and maintain all communication channels to both the site management and other local and global colleagues.
  • Managing New Product Introduction transitions from design to production coordinating manufacturing launch plans, establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results;
  • Deploying Lean Methods to facilitate events and driving Productivity Initiatives to transform targeted areas;
  • Driving a medium and long-term culture change in the local site aimed to identify and implement a Kaizen culture via the continuous improvement process of waste identification and reduction through the best utilization of assets;
  • Managing product specific trials upon request;
  • Performing research, design and development of manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment;
  • Preparing and presenting plans for the above and coordinates deployment including training of team members;
  • Approving PPOF (Passport Order Form) and FO (Factory Order);
  • Delivering through a comprehensive, systematic, and documented approach;
  • Locally compiling and approving numbering and perforation configurations and delivers job manifests as per customer requirements;
  • Representing the Malta site on cross-functional teams;
  • Reviewing technical specifications, quantity and type of material to allow issue of purchase orders. These would include: paper, inks & plates (if applicable), threads, covers, e-chips etc.
  • Supports operations management goals in improving a system of production control, standard operating procedures, safety, quality control and training;
  • Identification of process change priorities, create / manage a list and priorities of the highest impact improvement areas;
  • Demonstrating meaningful and measurable results in reduced cycle time and lowered production cost;


What we will love about your background: 


  • Change management process capability; predictive, planning and follow-through;
  • Excellent organizational, collaboration, and interpersonal skills;
  • Project Management skills
  • Problem Solving and analytical decision maker;
  • Process driven approach;
  • Strong communicator;
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple priorities at once;
  • Work in a fast-paced environment.


Your Experience and Education include:             


  • 3-5 years of Manufacturing Engineering Experience;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering
  • Experience working with Lean Manufacturing tools and methodologies;
  • Experience in analyzing Statistical Process Controls and Techniques;
  • Green / Black Belt 6 Sigma certification desired.


Why apply? 


  • Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise. We welcome an opportunity to meet you and learn about your unique talents, skills, and experiences. You don’t need to check all the boxes. If you have most of the skills and experience, we want you to apply.
  • Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive change. We are open to ideas, including flexible work arrangements, job sharing or part-time job seekers.
  • Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly. We want all our employees to be themselves, to feel appreciated and accepted.


We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something.  HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries.  We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.  
When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 61,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.


Zejtun, MT, ZTN3000

Production & Skilled Trades
Travel Required: 0%-10%
Mid-senior level