Functional Area Project Manager

Posted on 12 December 22 by Maria O'Toole

  • Kulim, Malaysia
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Job Description

DPS work at the frontier of facility delivering innovative and ground-breaking solutions for our clients on the most exciting and high-profile projects around the world, designing some of the most complex and specialized facilities under construction today. Our Malaysia business is growing, and we are recruiting key team members. Look no further if you would you like to work on one of the biggest and leading-edge construction projects in Asia and be part of a winning team. People with skills, knowledge, and expertise like yours underpin our success. A career at DPS is truly rewarding, with excellent benefits and opportunities to develop your technical and professional development. We respect and support each other to create one DPS team. We are dynamic, we create space for ideas, independent views and challenging the status quo. We have a diverse workforce and embrace different views and perspectives. Look no further if you would you like to be part of a vibrant dynamic team that delivers world class engineering, design, and project management for industry leading clients around the world. If you have what it takes to work with us, apply today.

Position Summary:
DPS Advanced Technology Group is seeking a Functional Area Project Manager with a solid background in construction support to join our growing team based in Penang, Malaysia. The Functional Area Project Manager will work directly with our client to ensure successful delivery of all applicable tool install scope.

The successful candidate will monitor analysis and execute to client project schedules. The Functional Area Project Manager will support the development of individual tool Pull Plans, execute same and track progress. A weekly update cycle will be maintained to provide an update to team and Construction Management. Additional support functions will be required such as supporting key meetings and change control

Role and Responsibilities:
Responsibilities shall include but not limited to:

  • Manage multiple projects at a time across functional areas and stakeholders while optimizing solutions.
  • Partner and collaborate successfully with key stakeholders including, facility owners, functional area managers, tool owners, global supply management, central design, site construction and suppliers.
  • Manage day-to-day Functional Area Tool Install construction operations using lean principles to ensure a safe and quality work environment without interruptions to factory operations.
  • Translate business and technical requirements into project designs that enable affordable and constructible solutions.
  • Lead and successfully manage Tool Install projects to enable Intel businesses including new Fab modules, Fab conversions, Tool Installations, and special building projects.
  • Attend weekly team meetings and daily TI ops meetings
  • Develop documented project install plans for each tool, using the Last Planner™ system to improve co-ordination between all stakeholders.
  • Assign workload and specific tools to each Project Engineer in their area.
  • To Coordinate prompt resolution of field issues to maximise contractor’s productivity.
  • Coordination between tool install and other stakeholders.
  • Understand and facilitate the change control process.
  • Manage Bullet proofing process.
  • Owns safety within their Functional Area (“FA”), coaching for Safe Behaviour, participating in safety reports and audits.
  • Be familiar with the Safety Plan of each trade in the area and ensure trade workers adhere to it.
  • Promote zero-rework mindset within FA by ensuring implementation of the trade quality programs and client standard QA/QC procedures.
  • Generate weekly daily progress reports.

Education & Experience:

  • Ideal candidate would possess a BS or BA in Engineering, Science, or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of Construction and Project Management experience in Semiconductors/Advanced Technology

Essential Skills:

  • Strong IT Skills in MS Project, Excel, Project, Word
  • Knowledge of Design and Scheduling Packages
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Experience working in a technical setting, preferably an engineering department
  • Analytical, problem solving skills, and the capability to work well under deadlines and pressure
This will be a fully Remote role prior to travel to client Malaysia site. Penang, Malaysia site-based role with visa sponsorship provided for this position.
Occasional travel to other client sites as per business needs.
Working hours:
40 hours, Monday to Friday

DPS Engineering Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. DPS does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.


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