NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Senior Research Scientist

Location
Singapore
Posted
Monday, 30 November 2020
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 30 December 2020
Ref
R00001124
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Temasek Laboratories @ NTU invites applications for the position of Senior Research Scientist/Fab Manager.

This is a growth position requiring proficiency in semiconductor production management, process control, lean manufacturing, capacity ramp, cost control, and manufacturing ecosystem management. We need a hands-on leader with a record of success in building a manufacturing team, in mentoring people, and in achieving excellence in 360 degree key performance indexes – cycle time, yield, on-time delivery, cost, volume etc. He/she should have extensive experience and expertise in semiconductor (III-V processing is an added advantage) fabrication and high-tech manufacturing leadership. Additionally, the Senior Research Scientist needs to be highly motivated, exhibit excellent communication and leadership skills as well as a passion for developing and producing best-in-class products and services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Production Control with supply chain management (SCM)
  • Measurement and improvement KPIs (key performance indicators)
  • Manage manufacturing flow through our customers
  • Manage evaluation scorecard and selection of key suppliers and mfg. partners
  • Support NPI activities (R&D), including specifications, FMEAs, DFX, qualification plans etc.
  • Interface effectively with customers
  • Collaborate and partner across multiple business segments and functions
  • Collaborate with development engineering teams to determine delivery schedules
  • Continue process optimization and improvement
  • Lead and mentor continuous improvement initiatives
  • Create and maintain the process documents with the standard of ISO 9001:2015

Job Requirements:

  • PhD or Masters with at least 5 years experience in either Electrical & Electronics Engineering/ Material Science/Physics/Chemistry or other related fields
  • More than 6 years of relevant high-tech engineering, prototyping, and small volume manufacturing
  • Prior experience in transiting from R&D to prototyping or medium volume manufacturing
  • Experience interfacing with R&D team, customers and/or managing a wafer fab
  • SPC expertise and/or 6 Sigma classification is highly desirable
  • R&D Experience is advantageous
  • Hands-on MES experience (at least small volume manufacturing)
  • Hands-on capacity modelling and capital equipment planning experience
  • Ability to manage a single-shift and/or multi-shift organization
  • Assembly process experience is advantageous
  • Leader with experience in change management and consensus building
  • Problem solving with sound logical thinking and analysis
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Excellent listening and collaboration skills
  • Highly organized with the ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Relevant software competency in MS Office, MS Project or equivalent, SPC and MES packages

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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