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Principal Test Engineer, Advanced Manufacturing


Singapore Production / Lean / Quality Management

You want to make your ideas reality …
… and extend your limits at the same time?

Then you've come to the right place! We can offer you plenty of space for your ideas, excellent development possibilities and exciting challenges.

In automotive production, water treatment plants or chemical systems - around the world, electronic sensors and automation components by Pepperl+Fuchs guarantee smooth and safe operations. We know that dedicated and highly motivated employees are crucial to our success. As we want to continue growing, we hope to find, as soon as possible, for our subsidiary in Singapore a

Principal Test Engineer, Advanced Manufacturing

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Head of Technology Development in Germany, this role is responsible to evaluate, develop, release and introduce new test production technologies and related systems as well as concepts within the company globally. The role will enable global continuous improvement and standardization in the field of test production technology and management of life-cycle for selected fields of test production technology, through the various execution of projects/ programs related to aspects of cost, time and quality.

Major Accountabilities:

  • Design, plan and manage international and interdisciplinary projects for the evaluation, development, continuous optimization and standardization of test production technologies or test related procedures. This covers electrical functional test, mechanical and software calibration/adjustment, inspection technologies like SPI and AOI, product range specific functional test as well as IC programming/configuration and related product data handling 
  • In that context, execute or coordinate experiments/bench tests etc., investigations and evaluation of results by definition of rules and guidelines for test technology as well as related product design rules
  • Manage Technology life cycle such as phase-in or phase-out of existing production test technologies
  • Maintain Technologies  or entire technology system continuously based on  related infrastructure, interfaces, scope of usage, boundary conditions and appropriate stakeholder dialog
  • Support digitalization of existing processes and establish cross-departmental interfaces and processes for synergizing department needs and sustainable efficient technology operation
  • Initiate long-term strategic activities in the field of test technology including preparation of business plans, sketching programmes, buy-in top Management for ideas and put them into reality, through demonstration of possible applications of new test technology developments and options on the market, benchmark suitable technology solutions and define new standards
  • Co-operate regarding the global exchange of knowledge in the field of production technology
  • Prepare and accompany project partners like Industrial Engineering department or shop floor in piloting new or optimized production test technology in order to provide sustainable and stable shop floor solutions
  • Support the production sites by acting as internal technology consultant and initiate trainings

Role Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification from a reputable university in Engineering /Science /Arts (Electronics, Automation, Mechatronics, etc.), general sciences or equivalent
  • Business fluent or native-language English (written and spoken) and comprehension of one of Asian languages will be a distinct advantage
  • 10 years of experience in related field of industry with strong experience in production test technology for at least 5 years
  • Minimum basic knowledge of project management required with willingness to develop towards a global project leadership role. PMP or comparable project management certification will be an added advantage
  • Hands-on experience and technical background of electronics engineering with some basic experience in software architecture and high level programming language e.g. C/C++
  • Practical experience in electronics device testing technology or in inspection technologies such as SPI and AOI would be beneficial
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, able to articulate issues and work directly with senior management
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team
  • Self-motivated with great initiative and ability to work well under pressure

Have we piqued your interest?

Then we would like to hear from you. Please send your applications online to Benny Tan via khtan[at]sg.pepperl-fuchs.com quoting job ref number MR #3773. We look forward to your application!

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