Ensuring Lumirror™ meets the required quality standards

Updated on Oct. 6, 2016. The validity of this article may expire without notice.

Malaysia Ooi Guat Beng Quality Assurance Department, Film Division
Penfibre Sdn. Berhad (PFR)

  1. Q1. What was your most impressive work?
    My most impressive work was working as a main support member for the start-up of a new metalized PET film plant. I had the opportunity to be involved in the start-up of a new Quality Assurance lab and in the commissioning of new equipment, which presents both a major technical and managerial challenge. The enthusiasm of all team members made this project successful and impressed me.
  2. Q2. What does your company do?
    PFR has three divisions: (1) Fibre Division which produces polyester staple fibre, (2) Film Division which produces polyester film Lumirror™, and (3) Battery Separator Film (BSF) Division which produces battery separator film SETELA™.
  3. Q3. What does your department/section do and what work are you in charge of?
    I belong to the Inspection Section in the Quality Assurance Department. Its main responsibility is to ensure that the physical properties of Lumirror™ meet the required quality standards. I supervise a team of engineers and technicians who carry out inspections. I also prepare, review and update quality control documentation to comply with relevant standards, e.g. ISO 9000, 14000, whenever necessary.
  4. Q4. What kind of job do you mainly put a lot of effort into?
    I put a lot of effort in to ensuring that the Quality Assurance lab is managed well, supervising my team members to complete all inspection jobs on time and meet the quality standard requirements.
  5. Q5. When do you feel rewarded at work?
    I feel rewarded when my team members show great enthusiasm to complete all assigned jobs on time and achieve the set target. Every member takes on their task with a positive attitude and laughter to have a pleasant workplace environment.
  6. Q6. What is it that you put a lot of effort into in your personal life?
    “Where there is a will, there is a way”. If we decide on something and focus on it, nothing is impossible as long as we always maintain a positive attitude. I am self-confident, flexible and adaptable at going through challenges that I encounter. I am always enthusiastic about learning new things. I strive to learn and to grow both intellectually and personally, so everyone is my mentor.