R&D Team Lead, Mechanical (Precision Engineering)

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  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    S$8000 - S$9500 per month

  • Contact:

    Abhik Damani

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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My client is a world leader in the design and manufacturing of complex, precision measurement equipment and now seek an experienced individual to lead the mechanical team in implementing innovative solutions.


  • Lead and direct engineers in design and validation for proof of concepts, functional models, qualification of components and sub-modules prior to production releases.
  • Lead design reviews and follow up on generated recommendations and action plans
  • Establish product design and development objectives to devise related strategies and milestones
  • Produce cost effective designs and meet overall product specifications and project goals
  • Drive entire Mechanical development from concept to production and lead overall mechanical design work in a cross functional team with, manufacturing engineering, electrical and software engineering
  • Lead in new design concepts, design of unique components in opto mechanical, electro-mechanical and dated sub modules, related assemblies (thermoplastics, metals, rubber etc.) to lead in support product life cycle activities
  • Execute work performance appraisals of engineers, determine goals and objectives to implement and monitor opportunities for improvements
  • Create documentation such as engineering drawings BOMs, technical specifications, test & risk management reports & design review protocols
  • Work closely with multi-discipline groups (Production, Procurement, Quality) and external partners
  • Lead and engage in technical negotiations with vendors and advise on DFM & DFA processes for assembly manufacturability
  • Work with a multi-functional and international-oriented global development teams using structured product design methodologies
  • Review design of experiments that involve statistical tools and techniques to confirm analyses and ensure conformance to product specifications
  • Lead, coach and foster development of technical staff and implement organization goals


  • PhD or Masters in mechanical engineering or equivalent with at least 10 years in product design and technical management experience in a related field
  • Experience in precision engineering design, application mechanical design processes
  • Proven ability to lead and direct engineers in design and validation for proof of concepts
  • Stronghold in detailed drafting (GD&T), tolerance loops analysis, CAD creation & CAD data analysis.
  • Experience with manufacturing methods and processes related to metal die-castings & related precision machining, injection moulded thermoplastics & rubber
  • Experience with precision opto-mechanical assembly design experience is an added advantage
  • Proven ability in working closely with internal multi-discipline groups and external partners
  • Comfortable with overseas assignment (about 3 months)

Please send your resume in WORD format by clicking the apply button below or contact Abhik Damani on +65 6701 1527 for a confidential discussion. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. CEI Reg. Number R1544061 (Abhik Damani).