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R&D New Product Introduction Engineer

Job Summary & Responsibilities

This position is aimed at supporting Joint Evaluation Projects for new metrology tools at key customer sites, including introduction of new features and capabilities, advanced troubleshooting and validation of tool performance. The position also requires regular interaction with customers and close coordination with cross-functional teams, including R&D engineering, field service, manufacturing, marketing and application groups.  


  • The ideal candidate will have strong technical capabilities as well as a pragmatic, results-oriented focus and possess a reputation for getting new products to the market on time and meeting requirements.

  • Master or Ph.D. degree in optical engineering, physics, EE or other relevant disciplines.

  • 3-5 years of experience in high precision optical or semiconductor capital instruments, or alternative experience.

  • Ability to independently identify and troubleshoot issues which limit tool performance – including both technical and logistical problems

  • Ability to understand what limits system performance, and how to overcome those limits.

  • Experience using Matlab and JMP is a plus.

  • Knowledge in spectroscopy, ellipsometry and reflectometry is a plus.

  • Ability to independently design and perform design of experiments related to optical instrumentation.

  • Ability to travel internationally (up to 75%).

Personal Attributes:

  • Must be a proactive self-starter, good team player and creative problem solver.

  • Capable of leading and successfully completing a project.

  • Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate, quantitative, and timely analyses.

  • Attention to details, and ability to thoroughly and completely document the work.

  • Exceptional oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Drive for personal and professional growth, desire for continuous education.


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.

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