Head of R&D Engineering (Optical and Laser Equipment)

Head of R&D Engineering (Optical and Laser Equipment)

  • Location

    Singapore, Singapore

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    S$9000 - S$12000 per month

  • Contact:

    Abhik Damani

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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My client is a world leader in the optics and equipment industry and now seek an experienced Program Manager, to be part of the global customer support team which is headquartered in the US. This team provides a wide range of services - expertise in optics, image processing, motion control, service engineers and an extensive parts network worldwide

This role represents a great growth opportunity as it requires strong technical leadership and ability to develop stronger understanding of the marketplace and customer needs


  • Improve business and technical strategies for supporting expanding customer base through hardware and software projects
  • Lead a team - both directly and as part of a matrix organization to establish business cases, drive new concepts and phases of the projects
  • Improve, upgrade and replace hardware and software to enhance goals in improving customer satisfaction, driving new business opportunities, and improving operational efficiency
  • Work with vendors and customers, drive integration, testing and release of new solutions
  • Mitigate business, technical and schedule risks across all projects
  • Liaise with finance on budgetary requirements and tracking, establishing schedules, and establishing periodic communication to senior stakeholders


  • Advanced Degree in Engineering with at least 10 years of relevant experience
  • Solid understanding of optics, optical components and optoelectronic systems
  • Stronghold with Opto-mechanics and materials
  • Prior experience with complete product life cycles showcasing understanding of project risk including business, technical and schedule risks
  • Proven expertise in product development and project management
  • Demonstraed success in leading cross functional teams with the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Systems engineering background including requirements, integration and testing, and product release
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills with the ability to influence senior stakeholders

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).