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CAT Test Equipment Manager


Job Type

Full Time, Permanent

Work Mode


Job description

In the role of an Equipment Engineering Manager:

  • Lead and responsible to achieve equipment performance such as Equipment Utilization, Unscheduled downtime,  Scheduled downtime,  Equipment PPJ, Equipment MTBA, and collaborate with relevant groups to meet business plan.

  • Qualify and proliferate new products to ensure supply chain continuity.

  • Provide visibility to test data and drive improvements in manufacturing efficiency.

  • Responsible for equipment transfer, install, setup, buyoff and release to support manufacturing start up

  • Implement Preventive/Predictive maintenance program

  • Develop equipment maintenance specification

  • Define and sustain spare inventory system for key equipment, Monitor spare cost and drive down liabilities of spare inventories, Accountable for Spare part/Tooling/meter management

  • Identify the key cost drivers and work on cost reduction programs

  • Define, develop and maintain equipment capabilities, strategy and roadmap

  • Maintaining a matrix on equipment capabilities and constraints

  • Accountable for Spare part/Tooling/meter management


In the role of manager:

  • Manage Team Member Performance

  • Provide communication regarding job expectations and changes

  • Coach and provide career development

  • Establish goals and monitor performance achievement

  • Conduct performance appraisals

  • Collect, review, and provide verbal and written performance feedback to continuously develop your team

  • Manage employee performance and resolve conflict

  • Provide recognition    

    Build an Effective Team

  • Prioritize work, remove barriers, and drive for accountability

  • Manage team staffing and succession

  • Distribute work and learning opportunities

  • Empower team members and promote teamwork

  • Provide line of sight to strategic objectives

  • Promote partnership across functional areas and customer groups            

    Manage Functional Area Service Delivery

  • Influence and develop functional strategies

  • Provide consultation on work execution and problem solving

  • Assist in the troubleshooting of escalated issues and provide coaching for resolution

  • Coordinate and communicate departmental policy and procedures

  • Monitor for adherence to departmental policy and procedures and provide feedback

  • Ensure team members are properly trained according to department compliance and work requirements

  • Manage Internal budgets

  • Manage, engage in, and promote continuous cost reduction and quality improvement efforts

  • Identify and implement system and process improvements

  • Develop, communicate, and monitor performance metrics  

    Provide Organizational Leadership to Build Functional Strategies, Processes, and Policy

  • Create and execute strategies according to requirements (e.g. stakeholder, regulatory, corporate, departmental)

  • Monitor performance to plan

  • Maintain domain knowledge to provide subject matter expertise

  • Actively participate in or lead functional teams and projects

  • Mentor functional leaders

  • Collaborate with peers to construct global solutions

  • Manage conflict and identify escalation paths

  • Align internal strategies and communicate line of sight to corporate strategic objectives   

    Collaborate with Stakeholders to Deliver Strategic Solutions

  • Identify and understand service requirements

  • Communicate capabilities to ensure stakeholder expectations are met

  • Develop metrics to clarify deliverables

  • Provide functional area expertise to customers and other stakeholders

  • Coordinate functional services with peer group and internal global partners

  • Manage conflict and build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Initiate and sustain effective communication with internal and external stakeholders                     

    Ensure a Safe, Compliant, and Ethical Work Environment

  • Maintain knowledge of and apply company safety, labor, and ethics policies

  • Communicate requirements to applicable team members and external stakeholders

  • Oversee execution of mandatory training for direct reports

  • Identify and resolve and / or report potential safety, security, and labor issues


  • 5 years working in semiconductor manufacturing with at least 2 years in managerial role or equivalent experience

  • IATF 16949 requirements experience preferred

  • Familiar with lean manufacturing, FMEA, Control Plan, SPC concepts

  • Good understanding of component test/equipment/programingis preferred.

  • Effective & Strong problem solving, decision-making and analytical skills

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Proven ability to manage team performance and people development.

  • Highly motivated and outcome oriented.


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

Lee Shiow Chyn

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