name : Zulfikar Abdul Aziz

title : Freelance Mechanical Design Engineer / Sole proprietor

age : 47

citizenship : Malaysian

qualification : B. Eng. (Hons.) (Mechanical)

                           University Teknologi Malaysia (1981 - 1986)


Professional working experience :

November 1995 - present : Tujuh Engineering

July 1989 - October 1995 :

VDO Instruments, Penang, Malaysia. [ German multinational company involved in design and manufacturing of automotive, marine and aerospace display instruments and sensors ].

  1. set up product development department for the company.

  2. undertake local product development of new projects.

  3. design (CAD) of automotive (car, motorcycle and heavy vehicles) instruments, clocks, oil switches and fuel senders.

  4. project engineering activities for new projects.

  5. communication with VDO headquarters and external sister companies in Germany, Australia, USA, India, Thailand, Indonesia and Britain.

  6. communication with customers in Malaysia, Thailand, Japan, Australia, USA, Germany and Britain.

  7. implementation of ISO 9001.

January 1987 - July 1989 :

Audio Electronics, Penang, Malaysia. [ subsidiary company of Dutch multinational PHILIPS ].

  1. project engineering activities for product development of audio appliances.

  2. liaison with PHILIPS development centres in Singapore, Hong Kong and Austria.

  3. evaluation, testing and release of mechanical (plastic / metal / rubber) components.

  4. evaluation, testing and release of complete products.

  5. communication with suppliers in component manufacturing activities.