Position Description

Principal R&D Mechanical Engineer
Job Code 14741
Division GMP TECHNOLOGIES (S) PTE LTD (EA Licence:11C3793)
Job Placement Location Singapore
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  • Global Land Surveyor Equipment Manufacturer MNC
  • Work Location: Woodlands


Job Summary:

  • Part of the R&D Mechanics team to develop Geomatics products in Surveying and Engineering (Digital Level, TPS, GNSS, Accessories)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead & direct engineers in design & validation for proof of concepts, functional models, qualification of components & sub-modules prior to production releases. Participates & contributes (e.g. decision making) in design reviews & to follow up on generated recommendations & action plans
  • Accurately evaluating design & product economics to prepare cost estimates; establish product design/development objectives/work packages & to devise related strategies & milestones
  • Lead in new design concepts, design of unique components in opto mechanical, electro-mechanical & dated sub modules, related assemblies (e.g. with materials like thermoplastics, metals, rubber etc.) & to lead in support product life cycle activities in these design related areas.
  • Define & assign for engineers working in projects on Scope of Works (SoW), engineering studies & investigations, & to prepare related reports for stakeholder management.
  • Enforce company requirements on creation & archiving documentation such as engineering drawings, build of materials (BOMs), technical specifications, test & risk management reports & design review protocols as required to document & communicate results, etc.
  • Synchronize & communicate tasks & schedules of engineers with other internal disciplines in projects to ensure conformance to product milestones.
  • Work & communicate closely with internal multi-discipline groups (e.g. production engineering, procurement, quality management & production planning) & with EMS/technology partners.
  • Lead & engage in technical negotiations with vendors. Interacts with vendors & to consult its DFM & DFA processes to advise on component & assembly manufacturability.

Job Requirements:

  • PhD or Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 10 years of product design & technical management experience in related field.
  • 3-5 years in management of direct reports in related field.
  • Experience in precision engineering design/application & mechanical design processes.
  • Knowledge of best practices in a wide application of detailed drafting (GD&T), 1D/2D tolerance loops analysis, 2D/3D CAD creation & CAD data analysis.
  • Knowledge & experience in manufacturing methods/processes related to metal die-castings & related precision machining, injection moulded thermoplastics & rubber are highly desirable.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal & written communication skills (technical & social) in English is a MUST.
  • Due to quota constraints and limitation, only candidates currently based & have Singapore working experience can be considered .


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


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

Contact Person: Sy Calingo, Alexandra - Reg No:R1101491 (alexandra@gmprecruit.com)

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