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Manager, R & D (Test Development)


Job Type

Full Time, Permanent

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Job description

Work in R & D environment to develop and support manufacturing test development for new products. Will liaise with customers and / or Program Managers to obtain/refine test requirements, lead the test development team to develop and support the manufacturing test equipment / program / fixtures that are required for volume production of the new products. The manufacturing test equipment / program / fixtures must be thoroughly validated to meet the expected GR & R and on schedule for volume production. Will also support NPI Engineering activities during the product development phase.


Responsibilities :

  • Interface with customer and / or Program Managers on test requirements and to define scope of work of the test development and NPI activities.

  • Provide a proposal / quotation / cost estimates of test development and NPI activities in order to meet the budget, resource and schedule requirements of the project.

  • Co-ordinate across department (R & D and Manufacturing) to implement and transfer the test equipment / program / fixtures as well as ensure a smooth NPI transition.

  • Work with cross-disciplinary RND team, whenever necessary, in execution.

  • Organize, control and implementation of test development execution as per plan.(PDCA – Plan, Do, Check, Act).

  • Progress report to customer and management.

  • Escalate issues appropriately and in a timely manner.

  • Ensure completion of all necessary milestone signoffs and billing to customer in a timely manner.

  • Work on tasks as and when assigned.


  • Masters/Degree in any Engineering / Computer Science.

  • Minimum 5 years’ relevant experience in project / program management for test development or NPI activities.

  • Good knowledge of product development life cycle and manufacturing process.

  • Excellent Project management skill.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Project.

  • Strong leadership and good interpersonal skills.

  • Able to travel to overseas, when required.


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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