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Staff Facilities Engineer

Req ID:  83540

Maxeon Solar Technologies is a global leader in solar innovation. Built from 35 years of boundary-pushing solar innovation, Maxeon designs manufactures and sells industry-leading SunPower branded solar products. Maxeon is Powering Positive Change TM every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 5,000 people globally. We hold ourselves to a higher standard, striving for the highest integrity, safety, and quality. We thrive together as a global team, embracing our diverse backgrounds to make a positive impact on the world. 






Maxeon is seeking a Lab Operations & Facilities Engineer for our Singapore R&D Lab. This position reports to the Lab Operations & Facilities Manager and will be responsible for supporting building management (R&D lab engineering/operations and offices) and sustaining facilities utility systems. This role will also assist with and monitor the design and build of the R&D lab facilities and lab spaces in Singapore.



Include the following (other duties may be assigned)

  • Help design and build the Singapore RD&D lab facilities, including monitoring progress
  • Assist in managing R&D Lab and office spaces:
    • Take part in upkeep, maintenance schedule, modifications, and upgrades of facilities and lab
    • Respond and troubleshoot issues/interruptions and emergencies
    • Communicate with and manage vendors, consultants, contractors, landlords, while liaising with R&D tool owners. Disseminate complex and technical information to relevant stakeholders
    • Contribute to facilities budget planning and project tracking. Resolve issues to meet timelines and budget. Participate in cost-saving initiatives
    • Work with Procurement and R&D Teams to generate project/hook-up specifications, tender document preparation, and evaluation
    • Ordering of materials and consumables (e.g. gases, chemicals, lab consumables)
    • Prepare and review SOPs, risk assessments, work permits, LOTO, impact assessment, training, etc.
    • Ensure that facilities meet government regulations and environmental, health and security standards
    • Perform routine safety inspections and recommend improvement measures
    • General building maintenance, cleanroom management
    • Security, janitorial, and waste management
  • Hands-on facilities utility management for all lab equipment:
    • Understand and collect relevant facility and equipment data
    • Maintain Facility Utility Matrix, lab and equipment layouts, records, and documentation
    • Coordinate Lab Equipment move-in and installation (tool hook-up), site acceptance testing
    • Process chemical and gas management
    • Toxic gas monitoring system (Life Safety System), Facility Management and Control System/SCADA, Fire alarm system management
    • Experience in the design/maintenance, installation of distribution piping, valve manifold boxes, gas cabinets, chemical supply pumping systems for hazardous and high purity chemicals and gases
    • Experience and understanding of safety/environmental requirements for hazardous materials
    • Attend meetings as required to resolve/troubleshoot problems
  • General support of R&D Lab daily operations
  • General support of EH&S and ER Teams
  • Support implementation of business continuity/recovery and crisis management



Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree (Engineering or related field).
  • 8+ years of experience in Facilities Engineer or equivalent position.
  • Experience with cleanrooms and Semiconductor-type process utilities, including installation, testing, and commissioning of HVAC systems, bulk and toxic/hazardous gases, abatement and exhaust systems, chemicals, DI & process cooling water, wastewater treatment, electricals, etc.
  • Experience with Facilities design and build projects & tool installation (hook-up).
  • Proficient with Auto-CAD, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Ability to interpret engineering drawings.
  • Ability to generate regular summary reports, presentations, specifications, etc.
  • Hands-on approach and ability to troubleshoot problems and address root causes.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, in English




Equal Employment Opportunity

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by national, federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.


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