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Senior Manufacturing Technology Development Engineer
- Great career development potential
- Golden opportunity to work with the market leader
About Our Client
Our client is a market leading fitness tracking device brand with a strong retail presence around the globe. Their products are distributed worldwide in all major sports and lifestyle stores, and the company is constantly seeking new technology and material to maintain and drive the competitive edge further for its manufacturing process and product features. The company has a well established engineering team in Hong Kong for operation and quality support, and to cope for the future growth of the company, an opportunity now exists for a physics, chemical, mechanical, or electrical engineering talent to strengthen their manufacturing technology development and innovation in Asia.
Reporting to the Director, you will be the key driver to explore potential applications of the latest technology and materials for new product development and manufacturing process. You will be the interface to drive engineering changes, running engineering experiments, and facilitate the integration of both materials and technology in fitness tracking products. Working closely with the internal engineering design and production teams, you will travel around Asia to identify potential technology and materials, both electronics and mechanical, to enable new platform and features, to support the upcoming product development projects. With strong technical background, you will analyze the nature and unique features of these findings by performing testing to assess their compatibility with the fitness tracking manufacturing process. To develop the technology to support mass production, you will work with selected vendors to characterize and optimize manufacturing windows, identify and implement solutions to potential yield or quality issues, release design rules with DFM mindset to ensure high yield and high quality products. You will shortlist potential suppliers with strategic technology or advanced materials that meet company's needs, and participate with headquarter to develop technology roadmap.
The Successful Applicant
To qualify, you will have a strong technical background in Chemical Engineering or Physics where a Master Degree or a PhD qualification is preferred. You will have a minimum of 12 years working experience in material engineering and advanced manufacturing technology gained from commercial companies, with preference to talents who have worked in a high volume handheld consumer electronic product background. The right candidate must have experience working with contract manufacturers and suppliers whilst having an extensive knowledge in the unique features of the innovative materials (e.g. plastic and metal) and also knowledgeable in various manufacturing process including molding, coating and plating. You will have passion and interest in all kinds of innovative technology and it is crucial to have the self initiative and inquisitive mindset to investigate and explore their ways of application. Detail-minded, able to work independently as well as strong analytical and communication skills will be the important qualities to handle the job role. Excellent command in English and Mandarin is required. You will be open to frequent travel, which includes visiting suppliers in Asia to assess their capability.
What's on Offer
This role offers a great platform to leverage your technical knowledge and passion in innovative materials and advanced technology. You will have the opportunity to think out of the box to make recommendations to internal teams to drive the process for new product development. It also offers competitive package and benefits to the right candidate.