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General Electric Automation & Robotic Engineer in Singapore, Singapore

Job Description Summary

Drives initiatives to improve the effectiveness of the Engineering function and interfaces with other functions to provide effective coordination of metrics, dashboards, functional processes, and cross-functional initiative coordination. Accountable for the quality of own work. Subject to direct operations supervision/prescribed work instructions/systems checking. Executes within a well-defined operations framework. There is generally a step by step sequence of standard operational tasks which need to be followed to achieve an end result.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work with end-users to develop specifications and perform cost/benefit analysis for proposed robotic or automated systems.

  • Manage project budget and deliverables.

  • Design robotic or automated systems to meet business needs, including selection of components and sub-systems.

  • Work with external vendors and system integrators for hardware fabrication and installation.

  • Write and troubleshoot all aspects of robotic, PLC, HMI, and other programs required.

  • Ensure that automated systems meet applicable safety, regulatory, and quality standards.

  • Support production with personnel training, process qualification, onsite troubleshooting, and machine capability improvement as required.

  • Conduct research on material removers, vision and sensor systems, adaptive machining, process control algorithms, and other technologies.


  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Engineering or related discipline. Mechanical, mechatronics, or precision engineering background preferred.

  • At least 3 years’ experience in robotics (Fanuc/ABB preferred) and automation systems design in fast pace production environment. Other prior project experience demonstrating equivalent capability will be considered.

  • In-depth knowledge in writing and troubleshooting complex robotic, PLC, or computer programs is required.

  • In-depth knowledge in machine vision and automated inspection technology will be highly considered.

  • Experience in HMI programming, C/C++/C#/VB programming, PLC programming, mechanical design, and CNC programming will be a plus.

  • Prepared to be hands-on and work along with process engineers, manufacturing engineers, maintenance engineers, and technicians.

  • Strong project management and communication skills with personnel at all levels.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Be independent with minimum supervision and resourceful.

  • Must be hands-on oriented and willing to work in shop floor environment alongside production team.

  • Open-minded and quick to learn new processes, methods, and technology.

  • Interested in software programming.

  • Responsible, accountability and dependable of good work

  • Team player; able to work across functions and coordinate actions with different departments.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No