In 2005, X-FAB Sarawak became part of the X-FAB group. Due to its modern manufacturing capabilities the site has become one of the cornerstones of X-FAB.
Kuching is the capital of Sarawak, Malaysia's largest state on the island of Borneo. Sarawak has a wealth of natural resources, clean air and abundant electricity. The last is an important requirement for being able to produce at the site. With currently more than 1,200 employees, the site manufactures 8-inch wafers in the CMOS and HV-SOI technology. The site can already look back on a long history in the field of semiconductor manufacturing.
In 1998, the factory was opened as Malaysia's first semiconductor manufacturing facility under the name 1st Silicon. In the course of time, the company merged with X-FAB and was finally renamed X-FAB Sarawak in November 2006. Currently, the following functions are located at the site: Finance & controlling, facilities, procurement, human resources, IT, logistics, manufacturing, module engineering, quality, sales & marketing, technology,
Interested in what benefits and perks are offered as part of the X-FABulous package? We are confident that we have something in store that makes the difference for you. Find out and explore the local benefits we offer our employees at X-FAB Sarawak.
Career development and training
We offer various in-house programs ranging from technical, non-technical courses and soft skills programs plus external training opportunities for employees to attend various competencies and personal development programs including overseas training.
Health and prevention programs
To prevent illnesses, early detection of risk factors is essential. Our annual health screening package is made available for employees and their families and friends plus additional annual dental/optical claims/medical insurances at special staff rates.
Work-life balance is an important aspect of a healthy work environment. We offer flexible working hours, special celebrations, and appreciation programmes such as birthdays and new hire graduation. We also have annual employee engagement events in place that helps create a high performing, engaged and fun work culture.
With our yearly and quarterly bonus plan, we remunerate every employee with bonus schemes according to their achieved KPIs. Besides that, additional allowances such as good attendance, shift, on call incentive and OT are also available.
We help to contribute for your future money/financial arrangement by offering benefits arrangement programs/services to all our employees.
International secondment program
X-FAB recognizes that secondments are essential for the success of a global business, in order to transfer skills and knowledge from one part of the organization to another. Secondments between X-FAB sites offer valuable development and career enhancement opportunities to employees.
Cafeteria and meal subsidy
Employees are provided with a monthly cafeteria allowance and free drinks. Besides that, we also offer a variety of foods selection at reasonable prices.
A spacious car park at our site is available for all employees including our vendors and visitors with proper pathway and marking. We also have designated parking for pregnant ladies and company panel ambulances.
We provide free company transportation for our shift employees.
The land of Hornbill, the capital city of Sarawak.
Malaysia's largest state situated on the island of Borneo. A modern metropolitan city cloaked with romantic colonial charm. Kuching extends its warm hospitality and captivates guests to enjoy a relaxed and affordable lifestyle. Blessed with rich natural resources, Sarawak is fortunate to have clean air and ample electricity supply.
Sarawak is also famous for its national parks, traditions, crafts, wildlife parks and most of all, friendly faces! The rich cultural diversities of more than 20 different indigenous ethnic groups, as well as the extensive Malay and Chinese traditions, paint a colorful portrait of Sarawak's ethnic and cultural communities. Also known as the “Cat City”, Kuching also offers an array of tasty local delicacies, fine dining as well as fusion of international cuisines.
After 6 pm, Kuching will be filled with colorful streetlights, enhancing the natural vigor and charm of this safe and vibrant city. The City Centre will showcase Kuching’s rich culture and tradition with beautifully lit up monuments and pre- and post-colonial landmarks such as the Fort Margherita, the Sarawak Museum, DUN (Dewan Undangan Negeri Sarawak) building and The Astana. Melodious rhythms from adjoining entertainment outlets, clubs, bistros and nightspots will surely tempt the energetic people - so get ready to explore more!
Medical facilities are well-equipped and located within driving distance around Kuching city. Besides various local clinics with qualified general practitioners, Kuching also offers quality healthcare services at various public and private hospitals:
Various local and international universities or educational institutions have been established to accommodate for the needs of the community.
- Lodge International School
- Tunku Putra HELP International School
- Borneo International School
- St Joseph's International School Kuching
- University Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
- Swinburne University of Technology (Sarawak Campus)
- SEGi College Sarawak
- Limkokwing Institute of Creative Technology
- Sunway College Kuching
- UCSI University Kuching Campus
Beautiful beaches and our wonderful nature to enjoy your relaxation trip for your intimate hideaway and destination retreat by spoiling yourselves, as well as a fun time for leisure activities and water sports.