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IT Principal Engineer/ Manager


Job Type

Full Time, Permanent

Work Mode


Job description

  • Manages Corp Manufacturing Execution System (MES) IT team, delivering IT Services to business that includes but not limited to Project Management, Applications support and new innovations activities.

  • Work with business leaders and lead strategic planning for Manufacturing Execution System to achieve business goals.

  • Leverage up-to-date technology knowledge, industry trends and software development best practices to enhance, improve, and streamline Manufacturing Operations business processes for efficiency and productivity gains.

  • Responsible for development, review, and certification of all back-up, IT Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) and IT Business Continuity Plans (BCP).

  • Lead Trouble-shooting and problems solving related to Manufacturing Execution System. Identify improvement areas and implement strategic solutions in time with consultation from business stakeholders.

  • Coordinate, supervise and develop internal IT staff members and build long term relationships with local vendors on IT related products and services.

  • Set priority for IT development initiatives, propose optimum timeline for monitoring and control of IT services and ensure company’s technical problems are resolved in a timely and cost-effective manner.

  • Assume role in implementing integration with other shop floor equipment, automated data collection, visualization, provide backup, high-availability solution and DRP solutioning.

  • Lead development platform to be relevant in current technology, provide advice and solution to the users in manufacturing shop floor processes.

  • Adhere to Security, Technology, Governance & Compliance as per Group IT Policy and Standards.

  • Develop and strengthen internal resource competency on industrial 4.0 to support organization growth, enhance operation efficiency and manage TCO.

  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Company.


  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or equivalent.

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in leading role and hand-on in software application development.

  • Good knowledge and experience in manufacturing application development using PHP framework and API.

  • Experience working with Ajax, Java script, Node JS, Apache and SQL.

  • Good knowledge of reporting software, databases and Linux OS.

  • Experience in working in a cross-functional team.

  • Excellent in communication skill.


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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