Automation Engineer

  • Understand factory automation technology and equipment such as robots, automated guided-vehicles and computerized manufacturing system, AMHS etc.

  • Repair, troubleshoot advanced AMHS hardware, software and interface problems, maintaining the system to ensure full functionality and reliability.

  • Plan cleanroom, equipment layout to optimize process & material flow, space & utility, utilization, cleanliness & contamination control

  • Design, modify, implement and test automated machines, programs, jig and fixture to required job specification in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

  • Lead in-house automation projects on layout, build, troubleshoot, repair and modify developmental and production equipment.

  • Coordinate and follow-up activities with external & internal parties concerning technical developments, scheduling and resolution of engineering design and test problems.

  • Setting up new machines, transferring of equipment at different plants and integration to existing system. Supervise installation crews and support the field installation work.

  • Project management on cost, quality, scope and schedule to ensure on timely delivery of the project and within budget

  • Participate in design and documentation reviews, update management on work progress and deviations

  • Keep abreast of latest developments in industrial automation technology and introduce them to plant wide operations to achieve cost savings and productivity improvements

  • Any ad-hoc duties assigned by superiors


  • Degree in Material Science, Electronics, Mechanical Engineering or any equivalent discipline

  • Minimum 2 years of related working experience in semiconductor industry

  • Proficient with CAD software (eg.AutoCAD)

  • Candidate with automation design, PLC experience is highly desirable

  • Experience in working with cleanroom automated equipment, knowledgeable cleanroom work environment and requirements

  • Knowledgeable of industry standard on equipment design, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures. Able to read and interpret technical drawings, equipment manuals etc

  • Creative thinker and able to demonstrate excellent project management and problem-solving skills

  • Independent, self-starter with good written, communication and analytical skills


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature, and level, of the work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted, as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required.

We invite interested candidates to write-in with CV to Lee Shiow Chyn, EA 12C6130/ R1112042 

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a discussion.