Position Description

Automation Lead (Precision Manufacturing/ West)
Job Code 21125
Division GMP TECHNOLOGIES (S) PTE LTD (EA Licence:11C3793)
Job Placement Location Singapore
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  • Lead and execute manufacturing automation projects, and ensure timely delivery and completion.
  • Design, implement, repair and troubleshoot to ensure full functionality and reliability of factory automation system & equipment.
  • Work with external vendors and internal stakeholders in the development of autotion project requirement, schedule, budgets, change management plans, and risk management plans
  • Coordinate and organize resources within relevant departments to participate, contribute and meet the expected level of project requirements on a timely basis
  • Responsible for tracking project status and managing project issues and risk
  • Supervise installation, testing & commissioning, and performance verification of new automation systems.
  • Assist in software development for image processing, pattern recognition, inspection & automation systems.
  • Propose/lead special and ad-hoc cross-functional projects aiming at streamlining manufacturing processes for continuous improvement
  • Serve as primary contact to senior management for critical automation initiatives within the organization
  • Build and lead effective project teams via facilitation and open communications
  • Monitor technological trends, and explore innovative digital solutions to drive for operation excellent



  • Educational Qualifications: Minimal Bachelor Degree in Engineering, preferably in mechanical/electrical backgrounds
  • Other Technical/Professional Qualifications: Project Management Qualification PMP, PMI, Prince 2, Scrum/Agile or equivalent preferred
  • Experience: 8 ~ 10 years’ relevant hands-on project management experience in operation enhancement, process optimization & automation, quality assurance and control improvement projects etc, preferably in precision engineering / advanced manufacturing industry
  • Knowledge Required:
  • Familiar with motor control, IO control, robotics arm control, PLC, and computer programming & software development for automation.
  • Experience in automation software design, development and integration.
  • Experience in image processing, pattern recognition or computer vision software development will be a plus.
  • Skills Required: Relevant skills with PMP Certification, and Lean & Six Sigma experience will be advantageous


To find out more about this opportunity, please contact Lionel Liew at lionel.liew@gmprecruit.com.


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


GMP Technologies (S) Pte Ltd   |   EA Licence: 11C3793 |   EA Personnel: Lionel Liew   |   Registration No: R1330693


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