Head of Engineering and Product Life Cycle (Optical Equipment)

Head of Engineering and Product Life Cycle (Optical Equipment)

  • Location

    Singapore, Singapore

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    S$8000 - S$12000 per month

  • Contact:

    Abhik Damani

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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My client is a leading player in the semiconductor equipment and optics industry and are on the lookout for an Engineering and R&D Head - this is a new role due to their expansion plans in APAC. This role will function as an Engineering and Product Life Cycle Head


  • Assume responsibility as the overall manage of multiple division program managers in developing new products and ensuring continual sustenance of existing ones
  • Manage and develop a team for product development, sustaining program management, NPI, engineering management and escalation
  • Lead an engineering team executing continuous-improvement projects approved by Product Life Cycle
  • Improve tool performance, return of investment, reliability, and cost of service
  • Manage new product introduction to manufacturing and supporting customer escalations.
  • Manage communication with external customers and interacting with field offices
  • Liaise with engineering, manufacturing and marketing to resolve product issues and define and drive the technology and development roadmap for all products
  • Manage communication with external customers and interact with global field offices in relation to strategy and R&D development


  • Advanced Degree in Engineering with at least 15 - 20 years in the semiconductor or equipment industry
  • 10+ year experience in development, service, or manufacturing of advanced semiconductor equipment.
  • Candidates with optical system design, automation, or motion control background will be preferred.
  • Product Life Cycle (PLC) and project management experience is highly desirable
  • Experience of working with a global team for product development and support
  • Excellent trouble shooting and diagnostic skills
  • Hands-on engineering manager experience of prioritizing projects based on customer/market requirements and engineering resources
  • Excellent customer management and presentation skills
  • Team player with excellent communication skills

Please send your resume in WORD format by clicking the apply button below or contact Abhik Damani on +65 6701 1527 for a confidential discussion. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. CEI Reg. Number R1544061 (Abhik Damani).