TECH EXPERT
Tan Keng Hwee

Tan Keng Hwee

Manufacturing Professional

Freelance

EXPERTISE:
Manufacturing - Product Design & Development, Prototype Build, Process/Industrial Engineering
LOCATION:
Singapore

BIOGRAPHY

Tan Keng Hwee is a freelance manufacturing professional with 25 years of experience in the fibre transceiver and opto-electronic manufacturing industry. He has supported several local SMEs in their manufacturing operations of various electronics and robotics solutions.

Previously, he has held various engineering and engineering management roles in multi-national companies, and was also a strategic member in a fibre optics transceiver start-up. Keng Hwee has deep engineering knowledge of electronic assembly processes such as PCBAs, reflow, die attach, wire bond, SMT, encapsulation and trim form. He also has experience in R&D and NPI programme management, conceptualising designs of PCBs, lead frames, die-casts and sheet metals, bringing them from print to manufacturing. Keng Hwee has managed in-house manufacturing lines, as well as line transfers to contract manufacturers.

PORTFOLIO

Conceptual Study of Assembly Line for Robotics Forklift
  • Developed and proposed an overview of assembly line requirements for a local company for their robotic forklift project
  • Studied and drafted production line requirements, including production output, shop floor control and information systems, sub-assembly process, main assembly process, facility, environmental health and safety

Expertise Provided
  • Manufacturing - Process/Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering for Optical Components
  • Designed and implemented components assembly processes for 40G transceivers with parallel optics
  • Created products variants through re-design of standard product
  • Resolved mechanical shock and vibration reliability issues with evaluations and mechanical re-designs

Expertise Provided
  • Manufacturing - Product Design & Development, Process/Industrial Engineering
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