Position Description

Automation Senior Engineer/Manager (Global Biotechnology MNC) @ East
Job Code 18994
Division GMP TECHNOLOGIES (S) PTE LTD (EA Licence:11C3793)
Job Placement Location Singapore
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  • Global Biotechnology MNC
  • Working Location: East



  • Provide leadership & drive in operation sustenance & drives continuous improvements.
  • Support existing automation infrastructure with in depth troubleshooting and root cause analysis
  • Analyze performance data and establish trends, identify errors and make improvements to systems to ensure reliability and maintain factory efficiency.
  • Good understanding and foundation on Calibration Management and CMMS.
  • Develop calibration and maintenance documentations for all equipment to improve reliability and robustness.
  • Good understanding of Manufacturing Enterprise systems with proven record of using MES databases in conjunction with Scale up/Capacity Management.
  • Lead equipment transfers, installations, validation activities, as they relate to factory scale up.
  • Partner and regularly communicate with cross functional organizations to ensure success.
  • Competent to perform and provide guidance for the team in complex equipment repair and maintenance with focus on quality and safety.
  • Ensure thorough investigation and effective implementation of corrective and preventive measures.
  • Lead and mentor a group of team members to meet production KPI and corporate goals & targets
  • Identify and update in ERP critical spare parts to ensure continuous manufacturing support. Source alternative replacement for obsoleted parts and execute changes through change management. (spare parts management experience)
  • Basic troubleshooting of software controlling robotic systems and industrial PLCs for process control.



  • Advanced degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial engineering, Robotics or related field, with an emphasis in automation.
  • BS with 10+ years of experience, or MS / PhD with 5-7 years of experience, or Managerial experience 1-3 years.
  • Relevant experience in leading team taking charge of equipment maintenance and calibration program.
  • Previous experience programming PLC’s is advantageous. Experience with Rockwell/Allen Bradley PLC’s and Epson robotics highly desired .
  • Experience developing programs for equipment capacity management and efficiency.
  • Experience managing equipment lifecycle.
  • Familiar with industrial filling lines, liquid dispensing, material transfer systems, packaging and labeling of reagents, and cold storage systems
  • Able to travel to the U.S. for training and New Product Introduction Support.
  • Experience in ISO 9001 Standard would be beneficial.
  • Experience with “Ignition” & “Tableau” software would be advantageous.


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To find out more about this opportunity, please contact Alexandra at: alexandra@gmprecruit.com

GMP Technologies (S) Pte Ltd | EA Licence: 11C3793 | EA Personnel: Alexandra Calingo | Registration No: R1101491

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