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SeniorEngineer, Production Quality Engineering in Singapore, Singapore at Leica Microsystems

Date Posted: 12/9/2018

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Job ID: LEI004120

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Leica Microsystems is a world leader in microscopes and scientific instruments. Founded as a family business in the nineteenth century, the company’s history was marked by unparalleled innovation on its way to becoming a global enterprise.  Its historically close cooperation with the scientific community is the key to Leica Microsystems’ tradition of innovation, which draws on users’ ideas and creates solutions tailored to their requirements. At the global level, Leica Microsystems is organized in three divisions, all of which are among the leaders in their respective fields: the Life Science Division, Industry Division, and Medical Division. Leica Microsystems has seven major plants and product development sites around the world. The company is represented in over 100 countries, has sales and service organizations in 20 countries, and an international network of distribution partners. Its headquarters are located in Wetzlar, Germany.

Leica Microsystems, Inc offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. 

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Assist , Production Quality Engineering (PQE) Manager in driving changes, improvements and implementing quality control strategies. Provide Quality Engineering support for Manufacturing Operations and resolving Quality issues with Process Engineers using standardized investigation tools.


  • Investigate manufacturing product quality and compliance issues (e.g.  non-conformances, audit observations, customer complaints) for all production processes prior to final product release based on engineering principles and problem-solving methodologies.
  • Partner with engineering on root cause investigations and/or corrective actions, perform non-conformance investigations for review with engineering, assures documentation content is valid provide regular progress reports and quality metrics to management and cross-functional stakeholders, including developing resolutions as needed to improve metrics achievement
  • Review and analyse key Quality Indicators and collaborate with manufacturing department to proactively resolve non-conformances and operational issues.
  • Supervise employees and quality activities pertaining to the production of products and/or manufacturing processes in - and with quality /technical knowledge of - multiple production areas, depending on the complexity of the areas, in addition to conducting performance reviews, including resolving performance issues.
  • Drive Quality and Productivity improvement by participating in lean and continuous improvement initiatives and projects.
  • Review, update and maintain risk management files
  • Keep abreast of DBS tools, such as 5S, DMP, SW, and TPI to drive continuous improvement with sustainable results.
  • Comply and adhere to the regulatory, ISO 13485, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and company’s EHS requirement.


  • Represent RAQA department in ad-hoc committees and cross functional projects.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the RAQA Manager as and when essential.

Job Requirements



  • Degree in Mechatronics/Mechanical Engineering/Electronics
  • Minimum 5 years relevant working experience in an assembly operations/engineering environment
  • Good knowledge of various statistical control method and strong background in QMS 9001. Familiar with ISO13485, US FDA 21 CFR Part 820, Part 11 and Medical Device Directive standards is a plus
  • Computer literacy in MS Office modules and Lotus Notes
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Knowlegeable in lean and investigation tools such as 8D and fish bone diagram
  • Substantial understanding and knowledge of principles, theories and concepts relevant to Engineering

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.