Hardware Engineer, 3D Imaging & Sensing











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Main Tasks:

  • Participate in engineering design reviews, analyze design specifications and understand electrical/mechanical/Optical constraints to design, and ensure cost effective designs.
  • Work closely with German colleagues to develop and launch new products such as Optical sensing products for Iot, Access Control and Smartphone
  • Work closely with partners to ensure production requirements and specifications are met
  • Troubleshoot production issues with the partners



  • You have professional experience in at least one of: Optical 3D measurement systems, specifically Structured Light or Active Stereo 
  • Smartphone hardware experience, esp. cameras (e.g. as an electronic, systems, or integration engineer)
  • Business-level fluent in English 
  • Native-level fluent in oral and written Chinese (普通话) 
  • Familiar with the camera module eco-system: Mobile, Notebook, IOT, Automotive, Payment
  • Willing to travel to vendor sites within China, Taiwan, and maybe Korea, assuming the pandemic allows it
  • A collaborative team player
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and communicate effectively with team members
  • Self-motivated, used to working independently in a very small group
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex design issues and perform root cause analyses
  • Understanding of optical systems: cameras, lenses, lasers

BASF Asia-Pacific Service Center is based in Malaysia, we may reach you via Malaysia phone number.


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