Monday, June 20, 2011

Esco Senior Mechanical Design / Systems Engineer Job Vacancy in Singapore

Since 1978, Esco has emerged as a leader in scientific equipment solutions for the biomedical and pharmaceutical industries. Headquartered in Singapore, with subsidiaries in North America and Europe, we develop, manufacture, market and service our products in more than 100 countries. Visit for more information.

Esco is seeking motivated, energetic, systematic yet innovative self-starters to spearhead Esco's growth into new product categories and verticals.

Senior Mechanical Design / Systems Engineer (NPI/NPD) Equipment / Machinery Industry

• Concept-to-completion development of electro-mechanical equipment/machinery products.
• Includes preparing costings, compiling system/performance design specifications, mechanical design of parts, subassemblies and top-level assembly, sourcing/integrating off-the-shelf/custom components/parts (blowers/motors/hardware/controls/filters/molded/extruded parts), prototyping, testing/validation, documentation/training/handover.
• Participate in / follow the prototyping process, from sheet metal fabrication, to assembly and testing, in order to identify areas for improvement, to strive to Design for Manufacturing / Assembly / Service.
• Vendor/supplier liaison for sourcing, vendor selection, qualification, first article inspection, and continuous improvement, especially for custom molded/extruded parts.
• Clearly organize/structure the Product Structure Definition, to enable part/sub-assembly re-use, design platform modularity, and project risk minimization.
• Development, maintenance and continuous improvement of Manufacturing Work Instructions and Process Sheets including Bending/Forming Drawings, Welding Instructions, Assembly Work Instructions, Test Procedures and others.
• Drive from a "Systems-Perspective" the development of User/Operator and Service Manuals, collating/compiling information from other functional Engineering specialities (Electrical, Embedded Hardware, Software, Regulatory Approvals, etc.)
• Compilation of Technical files containing information pertaining to the validation and verification of equipment build and FDA compliance (Material Certificates, Certificates of Conformity, Certificates of Test, Tetsing protocol, etc.)
• New Product Introduction support including Shop Floor Training, Pilot Run, First Article Burn-In/Inspection, Quarantine (As-Needed), Safe Launch.
• Technology transfer support for transfer of technology/knowledge from overseas facilities including design, functional specifications, manufacturing line set up, processes, tooling, fixtures and other related areas.
• Seasoned mechanical design engineer able to deliver quality projects/designs on time and within cost budget.
• Independent, able to manage own project plan/budget/schedule.
• Team player, able to integrate with a cross-functional team (Electrical Engineering, Embedded Systems Hardware and Software Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Regulatory Approvals, Purchasing/Procurement, Manufacturing/Production, Quality Control, Product Management, Technical Service, etc.), to deliver a validated, documented, quality electro-mechanical system on time and within budget.
• Review, approve and implement Engineering Change Requests/Notifications/Orders.

• Degree in Mechanical Engineering, related field, or relevant industry experience.
• Knowledge of CGMP and GAMP guidelines is a plus.
• Some Systems Engineering experience.
• 5+ years of experience in designing equipment/machinery products.
• Sheet metal design experience a plus.
• Familiar with New Product Development / NPD / NPI processes.
• Knowledge of 3D design software (SolidWorks, Pro/Engineer or SolidEdge) a must.
• Knowledge of AutoCAD design software, Microsoft Project, Word and Excel required.
• Experience with PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) software such as Dassault Systems ENOVIA/MatrixOne, PTC WindChill, Siemens TeamCenter would be a plus.
• Project management experience a must.
• Prepared to go the extra mile.
• Self-Motivated, detail oriented, good organisation and time management with a constant want for personal and professional improvement.
• Demonstrated organization skills to successfully meet and / or exceed product quality and cost requirements.
• Effective verbal & written English communication skills across all levels and function within a multi-disciplinary product development environment.

Interested candidates are invited to write in with a full resume, stating present/expected salaries, and enclosing a recent photograph to

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