Position Description

Senior Equipment & Automation Engineer (Technical Leader Track)
Job Code 18996
Division GMP TECHNOLOGIES (S) PTE LTD (EA Licence:11C3793)
Job Placement Location Singapore
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Position Key Highlights:

  1. The ideal candidate will have a track record in leading a lean high performing team and resolving day-to-day technical and operational problems. 
  2. A “Hands-on” Technical Leader with knowledge and experience with liquid dispensing systems, packaging and assembly systems, material transfer systems and robotics. 
  3. An in-depth understanding of equipment maintenance and calibration programs in ensuring product quality as well as a system engineering approach to monitoring factory efficiency and capacity.
  4. Previous experience with equipment and software validation and deployment is also highly desired.


  • Providing leadership, drive & support in the operations and continuous improvements of 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.
  • Develop calibration and maintenance documentations for all equipment to improve reliability and robustness.
  • Lead equipment transfers, installations, validation activities, as they relate to factory scale up.
  • 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.


  • BS with minimum 10 years of experience, or Master Degree/PhD with minimum 5 years of experience. Candidates from Biotech, Pharmaceutical or Wafer fabrication industries highly sought after.
  • Preferably academically trained in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial engineering, Robotics or related field, with an emphasis in automation disciplines added advantage.
  • Team leadership/managerial experience of around 1-3 years will be desirable.
  • Relevant experience in leading team taking charge of equipment maintenance and calibration program.
  • Good understanding of Manufacturing Enterprise systems with proven record of using MES databases in conjunction with Scale up/Capacity Management.
  • Good understanding and foundation on Calibration Management and CMMS. 
  • Previous experience PLC programming is advantageous. Experience with Rockwell/Allen Bradley PLC 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 for training and New Product Introduction Support where required.
  • Experience in ISO 9001 Standard would be beneficial.


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


GMP Technologies (S) Pte Ltd   |   EA Licence: 11C3793   | EA Personnel:  Tan Wai Peng  |   Registration No: R1104671

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