Geoffrey Tan graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a master’s degree in business administration. He has 15 years of working experience in high volume manufacturing in the field of process and equipment engineering from various multinational companies. His last position held is SMT Operations manager cum FA manager.
His experience includes leading a team of process and R&D engineers in yield optimization, SMT advance process technologies, SMT problem solving, design for manufacturability (DFM) and SMT equipment selection. Off-hand he also provides consultancy in stencil design.
His hands-on knowledge and experience in failure analysis would be an added value in solving SMT processes and materials related problems. Amongst the advance FA tools used would be TOF-SIMS, ESCA/XPS, SEM-EDX, CSAM, X-section, etc. from local and overseas institutions and universities.
Geoff is current a director of self-startup company and has provided a lot of training in SMT related seminars and equipment selection for the right process. His services also encompass SMT process problem analysis and remedial steps, failure analysis on SMT and semiconductor packages and materials counterfeit detection services for semiconductor and PCBA packages and assembly. He often employs process characterization and simulation techniques in his problem-solving processes. His motto "there is always a better way with a different approach".