Illumina Singapore Pte Ltd

Sr Engineer - Product Lifecycle (EE)

Illumina Singapore Pte Ltd Date Posted: 10-Jan-2018

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Do you want to make a difference? Illumina’s mission is to improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome. If that inspires you, let’s talk. We’ve built a culture fueled by innovation, collaboration and openness, and established ourselves as the global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies. Our people and our technology change lives by driving advancements in life sciences, oncology, reproductive health, agriculture and other emerging markets. Life at Illumina is about working with teammates who are deeply passionate about what we do, because we know that our work has the power to improve lives. We’re an established company with a track record of phenomenal growth. Just check out our investor events and presentations to learn about our financial accomplishments. Our growth isn’t just in financials, we’ve been busy hiring the best and the brightest. Perhaps that’s why MIT has ranked Illumina near the top of its World’s Smartest Companies each of the last three years. If you thrive in a brilliant, fast-paced, and mission-driven environment, Illumina is the place for you. Join the journey of a lifetime. Join Illumina.

Basic Function and Scope of the Position:


Responsible for supporting product transfer, instrument manufacturing, troubleshooting, failure analysis, quality improvement, process enhancement, cost reduction, engineering evaluation and system improvement.
 

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Support and drive activities to ensure successful product transfer into manufacturing.
  • Drive troubleshooting, failure analysis, root cause analysis, issues closure and corrective action processes as required.
  • Perform instrument setup, calibration and final system integration test.
  • Establish and maintain databases of instrument failures and defects.
  • Perform data trending analysis, construct and execute design of experiments to address yield and quality issues.
  • Drive and implement process improvements and product sustaining activities to meet the production goals.
  • Drive maintenance and improvement activities on test fixtures and equipment.
  • Drive and implement cost reduction activities by perform engineering evaluation to qualify new or improved materials, processes and products.
  • Apply various analysis techniques, such as FMEA and statistical analysis to optimize product quality and minimize cost, providing all calculations, performance data, and drawings required on new and existing products.
  • Manage and coordinate Engineering Change Order implementation activities including scrap analysis, material disposition, update work instructions and test requirement changes.
  • Documentation responsibilities include, but not limited to, generating detailed engineering drawings, Bill of Materials, test reports, assembly procedures and design validation plans.
  • Work closely with contract manufacturing partners and key suppliers to ensure smooth transition of quality products from development into manufacturing.
  • Provide guidance and supervision to junior staff.

All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional tasks and responsibilities.


Preferred Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Master in Electrical or Electronics Engineering. 

Preferred Experiential Background:

  • 5+ years of engineering experience in mechanical or electro-mechanical based products for commercial and industrial markets.
  • Good working knowledge and experience in electronics, PCBA manufacturing and testing and electro-mechanical systems.
  • Solid knowledge of PCBA design, ICT, FCT and standard manufacturing processes is essential.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and accuracy, and the ability to work independently in a team environment are essential.
  • Candidate must be able to effectively lead teams, interface well with the manufacturing and service organization, and has a proven track record of transferring products to manufacturing.
  • Must possess good analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Proficient in engineering tools such as, statistical analysis, design of experiments, product and process capability analysis.
  • Proficient in ORCAD, Altium or other PCBA design tools.
  • Experience with FDA regulated medical device product development preferred.
  • Product development experience in the life sciences, biotech, biomedical, nanotechnology or semiconductor industries preferred.


Illumina believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information.
Do you want to make a difference? Illumina’s mission is to improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome. If that inspires you, let’s talk. We’ve built a culture fueled by innovation, collaboration and openness, and established ourselves as the global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies. Our people and our technology change lives by driving advancements in life sciences, oncology, reproductive health, agriculture and other emerging markets. Life at Illumina is about working with teammates who are deeply passionate about what we do, because we know that our work has the power to improve lives. We’re an established company with a track record of phenomenal growth. Just check out our investor events and presentations to learn about our financial accomplishments. Our growth isn’t just in financials, we’ve been busy hiring the best and the brightest. Perhaps that’s why MIT has ranked Illumina near the top of its World’s Smartest Companies each of the last three years. If you thrive in a brilliant, fast-paced, and mission-driven environment, Illumina is the place for you. Join the journey of a lifetime. Join Illumina.

Basic Function and Scope of the Position:


Responsible for supporting product transfer, instrument manufacturing, troubleshooting, failure analysis, quality improvement, process enhancement, cost reduction, engineering evaluation and system improvement.
 

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Support and drive activities to ensure successful product transfer into manufacturing.
  • Drive troubleshooting, failure analysis, root cause analysis, issues closure and corrective action processes as required.
  • Perform instrument setup, calibration and final system integration test.
  • Establish and maintain databases of instrument failures and defects.
  • Perform data trending analysis, construct and execute design of experiments to address yield and quality issues.
  • Drive and implement process improvements and product sustaining activities to meet the production goals.
  • Drive maintenance and improvement activities on test fixtures and equipment.
  • Drive and implement cost reduction activities by perform engineering evaluation to qualify new or improved materials, processes and products.
  • Apply various analysis techniques, such as FMEA and statistical analysis to optimize product quality and minimize cost, providing all calculations, performance data, and drawings required on new and existing products.
  • Manage and coordinate Engineering Change Order implementation activities including scrap analysis, material disposition, update work instructions and test requirement changes.
  • Documentation responsibilities include, but not limited to, generating detailed engineering drawings, Bill of Materials, test reports, assembly procedures and design validation plans.
  • Work closely with contract manufacturing partners and key suppliers to ensure smooth transition of quality products from development into manufacturing.
  • Provide guidance and supervision to junior staff.

All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional tasks and responsibilities.


Preferred Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Master in Electrical or Electronics Engineering. 

Preferred Experiential Background:

  • 5+ years of engineering experience in mechanical or electro-mechanical based products for commercial and industrial markets.
  • Good working knowledge and experience in electronics, PCBA manufacturing and testing and electro-mechanical systems.
  • Solid knowledge of PCBA design, ICT, FCT and standard manufacturing processes is essential.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and accuracy, and the ability to work independently in a team environment are essential.
  • Candidate must be able to effectively lead teams, interface well with the manufacturing and service organization, and has a proven track record of transferring products to manufacturing.
  • Must possess good analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Proficient in engineering tools such as, statistical analysis, design of experiments, product and process capability analysis.
  • Proficient in ORCAD, Altium or other PCBA design tools.
  • Experience with FDA regulated medical device product development preferred.
  • Product development experience in the life sciences, biotech, biomedical, nanotechnology or semiconductor industries preferred.


Illumina believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information.

Company Overview

Illumina Singapore Pte Ltd
Illumina Singapore Pte Ltd
Do you want to make a difference? Illumina’s mission is to improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome. If that inspires you, let’s talk. We’ve built a culture fueled by innovation, collaboration and openness, and established ourselves as the global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies. Our people and our technology change lives by driving advancements in life sciences, oncology, reproductive health, agriculture and other emerging markets. We are deeply passionate about what we do, because we know that our work has the power to improve lives. We’re an established company with a track record of phenomenal growth. Our revenue grew from $10 million in 2002 to approximately $2.4 billion in 2016. Our growth isn’t just revenue, we’ve been hiring the best and the brightest. Perhaps that’s why MIT has ranked Illumina near the top of its “World’s Smartest Companies” list each of the last three years. If you thrive in a brilliant, fast-paced, and mission-driven en