Illumina Singapore Pte Ltd
Closing Date: 4th August 2018
Engineer 2 - Process Development

Salary: 0.00

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Basic Function and Scope of the Position:

Be part of a highly dynamic and competent Engineering Team who is responsible to meet the quality, productivity and cost targets in a high volume, multi-product and life science regulated environment through developing effective world class engineering solutions.

Process Development Engineer serves an important role in ensuring that the product is transferred, manufactured and delivered at the utmost quality to the customer. The individual will interact extensively with other departments such as research and development, manufacturing, tooling, facilities, supply chain and quality assurance to develop processes for new products, sustain and improve processes for existing products.

 Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with R&D to develop Design-for-Manufacturing (DFM) processes for NPI, leveraging learning from existing products and provides feedback on material component selection and associated test plans.
  • Provides advanced failure analysis, root cause identification and corrective actions for product quality concerns and/or issues during manufacturing and NPI ramp.
  • Analyzes field quality data to identify areas for prevention and improved detection
  • Experience with using engineering tools and software packages to test, design and evaluate products and manufacturing margins.
  • Proactively drives process improvement activities through FMEA to ascertain and recommend improvement to processes or test methods.
  • Ability to interpret  test result and correlate results with product failure performance

All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional tasks and responsibilities.

Preferred Experiential Background:

  • Masters/Bachelor's Degree in Engineering/Science with good understanding of product Reliability and Statistics
  • Min 2 years of work experience in a biotech industries is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in FDA-regulated environment is a plus.
  • Possess good understanding of manufacturing process, methodologies and environment.
  • Capable of defining test plans for components, materials and systems
  • Skilled in failure analysis of multiple reliability failure modes
  • Excellent Analytical, Problem Solving and Project Management skills.
  • Good understanding of Quality Assurance and Process Control Knowledge.
  • Excellent team player, interpersonal and communication skill.
  • Able to work well under stress, both internally and across functions and perform multitasking.
  • Proactive, innovative and self-motivating.


  • Core Technical Leadership

Demonstrates leadership in the development of technical innovations and in ensuring optimum collaboration and knowledge sharing of technical insights.

  • Project Leadership & Troubleshooting

Actively works to resolve project challenges and facilitate knowledge transfer between team members focused on shared objectives.

  • Technical Breadth/Depth

Demonstrates motivation to build deeper technical depth in area-of-expertise, and inform that knowledge base through understanding of associated areas.

  • Customer-Centric Focus

Ensures that a positive customer experience informs both the approach to work, the quality demonstrated, and the endpoint for measuring success.

  • Thought Leadership

Understands how businesses operate and uses this context to drive innovation and ethical decision-making.

  • Change Management

Develops methods for supporting innovation and change across the organization.

  • Problem Solving

Approaches problems in a rational manner using sound strategies that ensure comprehensive understanding and effective resolution.

Illumina believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information.

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