Production Engineer

Aalst Chocolate Pte Ltd| Date Posted: 1-Feb-2020
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Job Nature:
Position Level:
Entry Level, Experienced
Bachelor's / Honours

Job Description

Core Responsibilities:

Yield and Quality

  • Maintains manufacturing procedures and specifications.
  • Attends to production technical issues to ensure overall smooth production processes.
  • Attends to all quality issues, customer complaints, process non-conformances and work out solutions with Quality Assurance Department to contain or resolve the issues.
  • Ensures proper execution of Quality Plan.

​Planning and Scheduling

  • Understands production schedule and the requirements.
  • Coordinates with Production Planner to ensure raw and packaging materials replenishment.
  • Provides manpower planning to ensure adequate and optimal work force.
  • Prepares annual budget for production department.

 Continuous Improvement

  • Initiates production and process improvements to improve productivity.
  • Initiates cost reduction, profit improvement programs and projects.
  • Leads production team to ensure optimal production line layout and work flow.

New Product Introduction (NPI)

  • Works closely with the Engineering and Product Development department to transit new processes and technology transfer into production line on time.
  • Works collaboratively with Customer Service/ Sales and Product Development department on packaging material design, development and labelling requirements.
  • Establishes cost calculations concerning new products and review current standards and assumptions.
  • Coordinates with Engineering to provide proper hand tools, equipment and PPE to Operators.
  • Generates SOP and Work Instructions.

Training and Certification

  • Trains new employees on procedures and processes.
  • Conducts Refresher to Supervisors on Basic Supervisory and Problem Solving and Decision Making.


  • Participates actively in various audits and ensure corrective activities are executed promptly.
  • Collaborates actively with Egineering head in EHS activities. Example, Risk Assessment, Fire Drills, and ensures safety initiatives are executed properly.
  • Prepares non-conformity, incident and accident report.


  • Leads production capacity expansion and line upgrade projects. Collaborate with suppliers, consultants and contractors regarding design and installation and ensure all activities are executed promptly.
  • Works closely with engineering head on all CAPEX matters from feasibility to execution.

Production Management

  • Ensure quality, delivery, cost commitment and targets are met
  • Ensure optimum utilization of resources and manpower to achieve targets
  • Manage the use of all consumables and other operating expenses
  • Overseeing department’s activities and production result regularly
  • Inventory planning, scheduling and procurement of materials
  • Ensure workplace safety and health programs are in place to achieve operational excellence



  • Candidate must possess at least Bachelor's Degree/Post Graduate Diploma/Professional Degree in Engineering (Electrical/Electronic), Engineering (Industrial), Engineering (Mechanical), Engineering (Others) or equivalent.
  • No work experience required.
  • Be able to work independently. 
  • Good analytical skill on data and results collected. 
  • Highly motivated individual. 
  • Good interpersonal communication and problem solving skill.
  • A positive attitude in highly agile and fast paced environment.


Only Singaporean need to apply.

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Aalst Chocolate Pte Ltd