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An experience Electrical/Electronic
R&D engineer with over years in the area of electronics hardware
design as well as firmware programming involving a wide range of consumer
and industrial products like printers, liquid dispensing controllers,
CD label printer among others. Proven ability to lead and manage teams,
collaborate across functions, build rapport with varied audience in
the development of innovative projects from conceptual stage to prototyping
until mass production. A resourceful troubleshooter and problemsolver
with a knack for finding and implementing effective and efficient solutions.
Relish taking on new challenges and difficult task.
Senior Electrical R&D Engineer
Dec – Present
Asia, Océ Singapore Pte Ltd
Design the electronic
circuitry of the user interface module. Work closely with Europe counterpart
on the layout design and EMC solution.
Senior Hardware R&D Engineer
Private Limited Contract
Design and testing of
highspeed digital circuitry for networking product.
Senior Electrical Engineer
Aug – Sept
ASM FrontEnd Manufacturing
Singapore Private Limited
Lead the electrical subgroup
to support DFM/DFE activities, electrical parts standardisation and
documentation updates in electrical scope for the vertical furnace equipment.
Interacts with R&D counterparts for proposal and executes detail
design with R&D inputs on function specifications.
Successfully completed the
design of cable assemblies and drawings for the cost reduction &
improvement projects with the R&D division in Europe.
Actively provide DFM inputs
to R&D on Electrical parts for improvement projects.
Senior Electrical Hardware
Nov – Mar
Plan, lead and manage
prototype development of the electronic design for a highspeed digital
printing solution. Worked out development schedule and budget for each
phase and ensure design objectives and specifications are met. Perform
signal integrity measurement analysis, critical component derating
calculation and analysis to ensure reliability and accuracy of design.
Write and update the design documentation and manufacturing test script
and procedures for internal and external customers.
Collaborated with other business
units across functions and regions which led to onschedule delivery
of PCA and conforming to regulatory test standards such as EMC and BEST
Board Electronic Stress Test and HALT Highly Accelerated Life Test.
Completed successfully cycles
of product development on schedule and within budget.
Led and managed the settingup
of PCA vendors in Asia Pacific region, which involved working handinhand
with procurement and quality department within the project schedule.
Successfully analysed and
documented signal integrity measurement and critical component derating
calculation with propose solution.
Brought engineers together,
as EE Forum Coordinator, to generate ideas on how to enhance competencies
and increase stock of knowledge in the department
Conducted feasibility study
on larger ink supply, motors and Input/Output port access for specific
printer and proposed solutions for implementation.
Analyzed and resolved prototype
issues, implemented design changes and corrective action within a defined
Successfully led a group of
volunteers in organising a charitable event for a Kidney Foundation
Electronic & Firmware
Apr – Nov
managed the design and development of a liquid dispensing controller
from its conceptual to the prototyping phase. Work out development schedule
and budget for each phase to ensure design objectives, specifications
and budget are met.
Demonstrated the capability
in taking new challenges such as learning new EDA tool and effectively
use it in the development of PCA fabrication and prototyping, generating
component symbol and footprint, layout design and routing as well as
Perform signal integrity measurement
and analysis and circuit simulation of design.
Acquired a wealth of experience
in interfacing bit microcontroller to analog and digital circuitry,
in addition to structuring the firmware flowchart and writing firmware
codes for LCD module, sensors, motors and EEPROMs.
Completed successfully design
cycles within schedule and budget.
Instrumental in settingup
R&D lab in the area of electronics, purchasing equipments such as
oscilloscope, power supply, components, soldering tools, development
kits and EDA software for schematic and layout design.
R&D Engineer Electronic
Aug – Apr
Singapore Private Limited
Lead teams to design
and develop a printer from its conceptual, prototyping to mass production.
Work out development schedule for each phase and ensuring design objectives,
specifications and budget are met.
Successfully completed a full
product cycle of developing a CD Label Printer on schedule and within
Successfully and effectively
managed the EE & FW team in completing the product development.
Worked closely with internal
and external partners to deliver PCA on schedule, which involved setting
up ICT and FCT fixtures as well as facilitate regulatory testing.
Generated functional test
specification and product documentation for manufacturing. Write firmware
codes for motors and sensor module. Troubleshoot and debug electronic
prototype issues and implement solutions and corrective actions.
Conducted research study and
write up proposal to management aim at new technologies and products
in the current market e.g. Bluetooth, Thumbdrive and MP.
Volunteered actively to lead
in the organization of team building event.
Product Engineer HPEDB
Aug – July
and solve production and field issues specifically related to pca. Assist
in the cost reduction projects and product transfer from Europe to Asia
Demonstrated capability in
troubleshooting production line issues and implement solution and ensuring
product quality without affecting monthly production volume.
Assisted effectively in product
transfer to local site and undertook responsibility, specifically in
the pca manufacturing of product.
Gain extensive knowledge on
printing technology and manufacturing process.
Went for further studies
Aug – Dec
Apr – July
Provide effective technical
maintenance support to both production and engineering groups in the
Wafer Fabrication department. Performed setup, installation, calibration,
troubleshoot and repair on all WaferFab process equipment.
Completed successfully the
installation of retrofit kits on equipment, which enabled it to process
either ” or ” wafers automatically. Tracked machine performance
and constantly fine tuned and improved equipment performance through
monitoring of process control chart.
Contributed and recognised
for solving chemical drip problem on equipment which reduced dramatically
the equipment downtime
Carried out successfully troubleshooting,
repair and maintenance of spare inventory of equipment with no major
downtime or delay.
Maintained proper and uptodate
documentations on all major repairs and enhancements on equipment
Carried out effective and
ontime preventive maintenance and calibrations on assigned equipment.
Organized and maintained effective
level of spare parts for assigned list of equipment, which mitigated
major equipment downtime due to shortage in spare parts.
Assisted supervisor in developing/enhancing
effectiveness of preventive maintenance/calibration procedures and specifications.
Specialist Diploma in Embedded Systems
Oct – Mar
Degree in Electrical & Computer
Aug – Dec
of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
Diploma in Electrical Engineering
Jun – Aug
Ngee Ann Polytechnic,
Esso Engineering Achievement Awards
for best Control Systems Project
Renesas bit Microcontroller
C , Visual C
Cadstar layout, schematic
Cadence schematic and simulation
Mentor Graphics schematic
Green Belt Lean Sigma
EMC Techniques with Measurement,
Failure Analysis and Design
Enhanced Managerial Effectiveness
Fundamental concepts of PC