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Program Manager, Optics

SGD5000 to SGD7000 per month

My client is a world leader in the optics and precision equipment manufacturing industry and are seeking an experienced Program Manager to provide leadership to the team from front-end to back-end production


  • Plan, organise and establish objectives for each and every First Article order to ensure the Original Promise Dates are fulfilled.
  • Prepare Gantt charts to detail lead times and datelines for front-end and back-end activities
  • Organise weekly meetings to monitor the progress of ongoing projects and discuss the requirement for new orders
  • Mitigate and resolve scheduling conflicts and provide best case recovery shipment dates
  • Prioritizes schedules based on process capabilities, material availability, and machine/tooling capacity
  • Review production shop floor technical and capacity issues and constraints, and organize ad hoc meetings
  • Provide problem-solving approach using Post Mortem, Fishbone Analysis and Brainstorm sessions
  • Provide serial production ramp-up plan taking into consideration machine and tooling capacity, production readiness, and material lead-times
  • Liaise with colleagues from US and Europe for status updates, customer reviews and other ad hoc requirement


  • Advanced Degree in Engineering or Business with more 8 – 10 years of program management experience
  • Experience with precision Engineering and Optical Manufacturing environment preferred
  • Holistic Understanding of SAP enterprise resource planning software to monitor project and production status
  • Ability to read product drawings and blueprints
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams with strong Conflict Management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication with cross-cultural exposure

Please send your resume in WORD format by clicking the apply button below or contact Abhik Damani on +65 6701 1527 for a confidential discussion. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. CEI Reg. Number R1544061 (Abhik Damani).

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  • Singapore
  • Permanent
  • Fri Feb 8 08:31:46 2019
  • BBBH6306