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Director of RD Engineering

Location Singapore, Singapore
Posted 12-November-2018
Director of R&D Engineering
[Description] Champion the entire R&D to be a center of engineering excellence for hardware design and documentation – build, lead and develop a strong hardware engineering team, provide day to day supervision and coordinate with counterparts across the US and Europe
Develop improvements to system level risk analysis to ensure system risks are identified and mitigated at the earliest opportunity
Assume responsibility to identify and implement preventive measures to improve the effectiveness of System
Ensure that the relevant priorities, schedules, and goals for the business unit and functional engineering teams are met
Drive excellence and efficiency in new product development and product improvement projects while adhering to design and development procedures – PLC, design review, ECO etc.
Initiate, launch, and lead Design Reviews for new products, product innovation and improvements and upgrades to existing products
Provide direct supervision and management of the APAC R&D Documentation Engineers including work prioritization to meet commitments, responsibility for documentation quality and conformity to standards, and communication between Singapore team and global stakeholders
Contribute to R&D design and documentation work through hands-on work in mechanical design, engineering analysis, and technical supervision
Collaborate and liaise closely with Manufacturing Engineering and Supply Chain to ensure and drive cost reductions through DfM and support global sourcing
Partner with the Technical Service Engineering team to drive excellence in design and engineering
Ensure continuous improvement and development of the APAC R&D and Engineering team and grow the technical capability of the team through regular coaching and mentoring
Initiate and implement process changes to improve overall efficiency and productivity


Advanced Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent with 12 – 15 years’ experience with industries related to semiconductor equipment, capital equipment or other high tech industries
Broad knowledge in Semiconductor manufacturing and leadership experience of close to 10 years managing engineering and R&D teams
Stronghold with design software like AutoCAD, SolidWorks etc.
Strong leadership, drive, execution and problem solving abilities to meet engineering, operational and business goals
Multi-national corporations work exposure with strong ability to work with regional and headquarter team for results
Strategic long-term thinking developed through continued expansion of engineering capability and growth in the business as a whole by aligning with the company strategy
Excellent working knowledge of product development processes and tools – design reviews, PLC, NPI processes, Engineering Change Management, Documentation etc.
Strong working knowledge of MRP/ERP systems, with proficiency in SAP
Travel to Europe and USA
Salary details
USD 80000.00 to USD 130000.00

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