Position Detail

IE & Planning Principal Engineer
Advertised on : 05 Nov 2019 | Closing Date :01 Jan 2020


  • To achieve operation targets to meet company objectives through:
    • Capacity: Support & improve fab capacity/flexibility, maintain capacity model, fab layout planning, equipment move-in/installation planning
    • Productivity: Support & improve equipment productivity, maintain productivity model
    • Cost: Cost and people productivity management (incl. Headcount modelling)
  • Maintain and improve capacity planning methodologies to ensure accuracy
  • To achieve planned mix & capacity through equipment utilization improvement/conversion/other capacity improvement plans to ensure the plans meet operations goals
  • Establish layout plans for all production equipment based on operation needs
  • Ensure timely equipment installation/release for production to meet operation’s needs
  • Initiate Tool-to-Tool Matching (Golden/Lemon) as well as Best-In-Class Benchmarking to strive for the best performance of the tools
  • Update/maintain tool capacity/productivity database for capacity planning & productivity indices tracking
  • Manage capital budget to reflect necessary equipment requirement for capacity mix and new technology introduction
  • Establish standard costing methodologies & wkly/qtly/annual standard costing.
  • Cost management (forecast/ tracking/ improvement/ modeling/ analysis/ benchmarking)
  • People productivity management/coordination. 
  • Initiate/ lead/ drive continuous improvement projects & Best-Known-Method sharing.
  • Strategic planning initiatives for capacity expansion, tool/people productivity improvement & cost reduction.
  • Lead/coordinate people productivity/automation initiatives. Headcount modelling.
  • Business Continuity Management and Risk assessment.
  • Enhance current systems, improve methodology & modelling.
  • Coach/mentor & train new Engineers/Associate Engineers.


  • Master/Degree in Mechanical/Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering
  • 5 years of relevant working experience in the semiconductor manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of wafer fabrication process, equipment configurations, layout planning, capacity computations & WPH, as well as semiconductor process flow
  • Experience in Capacity/Productivity/Cost/Headcount Modelling
  • Good project management & problem solving skills
  • Experience in management of CapEx, Operations Cost & Standard Cost
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, VBA and SQL will be an added advantage
  • Strong team player, detail-oriented and systematic approach
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, presentation and data analysis skills
  • Able to handle pressure under time-constrained situations
Categories : Manufacturing/Production Operation
Type of Employment : Permanent
Minimum Experience : 5 Years
Work Location : Singapore

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