Senior R&D Manager

HPS Partners is sourcing for a key contributor for an MNC in Singapore and invite interested applications to write in with CV to  

Location: Singapore

Our Client is hiring a highly-qualified Manager to lead and oversee the Wet Technology and TFFC (Thin Film Flip Chip) development teams and activities. In this role, you will be responsible for the successful development and qualification of new unit processes, aligned with the larger organization’s goals, ensuring timely and manufacturable releases that will support volume production of quality products to meet customer demands, these executed through good teamwork, communications, and sound engineering practices and judgment.



  • Wet tech responsibilities include defining and driving the delivery of new and/or improved wafer cleaning, photoresist removal, metal liftoff and electroplating processes and capability; TFFC responsibilities include defining and driving delivery of next generation die attach/bonding and sapphire laser liftoff and associated processes, achieving in-depth understanding of unit process mechanisms and interactions through proper application of DOE and other process characterization techniques; ensure timely and systematic documentation of process FMEA, control plans, SOP’s, process characterization reports; lead and support in the resolution of technical issues related to development activities; coach and encourage discussions and learning among team members, while enhancing the team spirit.

  • Ensure seamless transfer of the unit process technology to the Operations and manufacturing counterparts for a successful ramp to volume production. Where necessary, drive cross- functional collaboration and efforts for the delivery of solutions and innovation.

  • Responsible for team resource planning, cross sharing / learning within team -- ensuring 100% coverage of development activities at all time. Ensure the team's training needs are available and coordinated with HR training.

  • Demonstrate exemplary leadership and be a conscientious representative for both section and department, in both internal and external engagements, as well as in management updates.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Physics or Chemistry.

  • Minimum 7-9 years in semiconductor industry, with at least 3 years in technology development

  • Minimum 3 years in leadership or managerial position

  • Proficient in Six-Sigma problem solving methodology

  • Proficient in FMEA, DOE, SPC

  • Bachelor's Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, or related fields


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

EA 12C6130 R1112042 

Lee Shiow Chyn