I'm currently working on an exclusive assignment for a client who are developing a revolutionary product that is taking the aviation industry by storm. They are in the midst of manufacturing a reinforced plastic container to ease travel for pets, yes pets! This is a potential billion dollar industry and they are the only player in the market to capitalize on this opportunity, having already secured a world class large customer. This is a unique opportunity to move out of a corporate and be part of a company that has a great future. This will be Principal Engineer / Engineering Manager role that oversees everything - design, manufacturing, DfM, supplier management, technical negotiation etc. Assume prime responsibility for all product development activities – product definition and planning through to manufacturing, product release and EOL Manage the development process, technology lifecycle of new products, features or enhancements from conceptualization, requirements gathering, product specification, implementation review and release Act as the central source for all aspects including and not limited to boards, mechanical, firmware, power, test, documentation development, ODMs and vendors Establish and define overall product specification requirements Evaluate technical options and provide recommendations to deliver on product specification requirements in accordance with market requirements Develop, executive and analyse product test plans in controlled and real life scenarios Act as primary point of contact and coordinate development and test resources to successfully release new products on time and within budget Consolidate all of the product and engineering specifications for RFQ to our manufacturing partners Develop and manage the overall engineering schedule and prototype build plan/deliverables in coordination with key stakeholders and manufacturing partners Coordinate the external engineering extended teams to develop the products on schedule with excellent quality and low cost Source, qualify, work closely and effectively guide the activities of all manufacturing partners Work directly with other functional areas of marketing, operations and finance to bring the products to market I'm looking for someone driven to be their own boss and create a long lasting product. Ideally, you have 5 - 10 years of experience in complete design and ownership of something similar. Experience in plastic blow moulding, reinforced poylmer, fiber-reinforced plastic manufacturing is highly recommended. Does this look like something that you might be keen to explore? If yes, please get in touch with me via or +65 97230611 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).