Senior / Automation Engineer

Job Details

Competitive Salary
Job Type
Gilbert Khor
Contact email
Email Gilbert
Contact phone
65 6692 0742
5 months ago
Job Summary:

Reporting directly to the Engineering Manager. This role is responsible to implementation of the business manufacturing strategy for Singapore. Working within the Engineering Department supporting new manufacturing projects. Specifying, purchasing and managing the implementation of new manufacturing solutions to meet the requirements of customers’ new product introductions and improve operational efficiency is also key to this role.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading/managing key activities within the engineering department
  • Manage new equipment process and product introduction projects.
  • Implement global automation manufacturing strategy to meet customer needs.
  • Establish and manage project teams, identifying deliverables, time and cost, setting priorities and reporting to meet the needs of the business.
  • Manage equipment suppliers ensuring delivery meets specification, cost and time.
  • Ensure that new equipment meets the regulatory requirements of the business. Validation, health and safety etc.
  • Install new equipment with appropriate training and hand over to operations.
  • Work with all departments across the business to ensure that new processes meet their requirements.
  • Identify, specify and introduce new manufacturing methods and opportunities into the company.
  • Assist with the training and development of personnel at all levels on new processes or systems introduced to the company.
  • Ensure that the procedures and systems are in place to facilitate the introduction of new processes and equipment.
  • Take the role of technical expert in the field of automated manufacturing processes and develop the understanding and competency of the business to meet the requirements of customers.
  • Lead and manage a high performing team to deliver the defined business goals & objectives.
  • Identification and development of talent to include performance management and succession planning.
  • Act in accordance with the company’s Core Values and adherence to the corporate Code of Conduct.
  • Compliance to all site Environmental, Health and Safety requirements, training and regulations.
  • Compliance to all local site company policies, procedures and corporate policies.
  • Perform additional duties at the request of the direct supervisor.

Education and Experience:

  • Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering with at least 5 years’ experience in technical project management.
  • Must have knowledge in computer systems, word processing and spread sheets, and high-level knowledge both practically and software applications on PLC’s, vision control system with preferable experience in integrated manufacturing systems, Allen Bradley or Siemens PLC’s & Motion and Machine Control.
  • Must have high level knowledge of Robotics, Vision Systems, Barcode Scanning & RFID Automatic Identification and Data Capture used in High Volume Manufacturing.
  • Must have high level knowledge of Industrial Networks architectures (Ethernet IP, Control Net & Profibus), have an ability to fault find network problems and has worked on an MES system.
  • Must have a very good knowledge of machine control systems and integrated manufacturing control systems including expose to MES and Batch Manufacturing along with Practical experience queuing SQL Databases
  • Must have a very good knowledge of manufacturing automation, machine design, development and validation process. Excellent understanding on GAMP 5 guidelines will also be an advantage.
  • Preferably worked in either the medical, packaging or technological industries with a good understanding of the regulatory requirements and exposure to serialization.
  • Must be able to work independently on own projects while working concurrently with all departments and levels of employees.

Reg No.: R1443092