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Principal Engineer, Engineering

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Location: Prachin Buri, 25, Thailand 
Req ID: JR-0000039254


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  • Lead and manage NPI operations related factory business systems development and enhancement activities
  • Lead feasibility study and perform analytic data gathering to support NPI business system development & improvement needs decision making process
  • Design new system or system improvement based on business dynamics needs by working with Stake Holders not limited to NPI
  • Plan and coordinate NPI Business System Development & Enhancement projects to ensure targeted objectives delivered and ensure users familiarity with deployed system
  • Observe the current operation or Investigate if issue arises to propose problem solving method by emphasizing how to neutralize issues or improve processes thru fixing the root cause.
  • Consolidate and perform current process walkthrough to map issues so that root cause can be pinpointed
  • Work with multiple functional teams to learn the nature of operation and working as a team to build a system or process blue print that fits the operation feasibility with the least operation behavior change with emphasis on optimization.
  • Realize the project plans and technical feasibility with Multiple Technical Teams.
  • Stirring project team and manage Stake Holders to make strategic decision on crisis encountered.
  • Participation in UAT to ensure Project Business Objective Deliverables are achieved and Project Quality assurance to provide an acceptable User Experience.
  • Involved in Project rollout readiness preparation activities such as user training, Stake Holder Prelaunch & go no go preview, Mass communication and system deployment coordination communication.
  • Constantly provide consultation to others team to influence them to build a more integrated and open system and promote cross functional team project collaboration to build a more effective interoperation eco-system.
  • To support system developed and sustaining to adapt the benefit of the latest technology or aligning to corporate direction.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering.
  • 5+ years’ experience in systems analysis.
  • Experience with Manufacturing/ERP systems required.



  • Advanced knowledge of software development life cycle protocols.
  • Good Knowledge in database architecture and integration methodology.
  • Strong experience in user acceptance testing (UAT) and project management.
  • Ability to conduct cost/benefit analysis.
  • Ability to influent stakeholders and work closely with them to determine conclusive solutions.



  • Analytical and conceptual thinking skills.
  • Project Management, Planning, Well organized, Time management skills
  • Good Communication, Coordinating and Presentation skills.



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