New Product Introduction (NPI) Engineer

Location
Lancashire
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
19 Jan 2017
Closes
16 Feb 2017
Ref
1140461
Contact
William James
Clearance Level
SC
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Permanent
New Product Introduction Engineer
Permanent
SC Cleared
Bolton

The focus of the role will be to engage with the Design Authority and other stakeholders, to ensure new designs are aligned with key principles, to enable the smooth transition of new product designs from concept into full scale product production.

Role

* The NPI Engineer is required to develop and manage relationships with key stakeholders and contributors in the introduction PCB's into the manufacture process.
* Working closely with the product design teams to develop manufacturing processes and techniques.
* Developing and maintaining key relationships with internal customers and key stakeholders.
* Making engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility and delegated authority.
* Manage the manufacture of prototype hardware to support design proving and trials activities.
* Contributing to Continuous Improvement initiatives as part of the Project IPT or PEC Engineering Function.
* Resolving technical issues in relation to the design and manufacturing processes during product concept design and development.
* Ensuring accurate reporting of the product end to end development cycle against all aspects of project acceptance phases gates, and interpreting requirements back to design/manufacturing authorities.
* Communicating consolidated project/programme requirements to a multi-disciplined team to safeguard deliveries


* This role will provide many stimulating challenges, personal development opportunities and the chance to influence decisions at senior levels.
* In support to multi-national contracts you will be required to interface with other parts of the business with some travel expected both within the UK and internationally.