New Product Introduction Engineer - PCB - Defence

Cubiq Recruitment Ltd
£50k pa + Benefits + Bonus
07 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
PCB New Product Introduction Engineer Salary: Up to £50,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits Stevenage Permanent Our client is a leading Defence supplier who specialise in supplying advanced technology systems to the global market. Employing over 10,000 people worldwide and over 60% in the Technical/Engineering functions, the company is widely considered to be a pioneer in the development of advanced defence technology systems. The role encompasses knowledge and skills in each of the relevant skill areas and provides a service to the design engineers as design activities progress. It is a key role providing advice on design for manufacture and design for reliability issues working with multiple stakeholders around the business to manage the introduction of the technology and product into the manufacturing facility. The PCB NPI engineer w ill be working cross project teams and w ill have some international working, liaising and influencing non-UK teams working on similar technologies and design projects to ensure best practice and technology needs are identified and managed to provide repeatable processes for manufacture. The skill areas are: - PCB Assembly Technology - the understanding of PCB Materials, their characteristics, component technology and critically how they are assembled. - Project management - the understanding of good communication and being able to deliver a project into manufacturing without inherent design issues impacting manufacturing's ability to achieve cost and rate targets. Your key skills should include: - Have experience in PCB assembly technology through either a PCB fabrication house or a PCB assembly house or other closely related experience. - Will ideally have a minimum qualification in Electronics or a closely related subject. This could be ONC, HNC etc. - Have experience in working closely with a design environment advising on PCB design for Manufacture and PCB layout technologies. - Have experience delivering designs into a manufacturing environment and establishing the capability to ensure the design can be manufactured to time and cost. - Ability to clearly communicate to mechanical & electronic designers any PCB limitations associated with their initial proposals and influencing the adoption of alternative solutions in line with best practice. - Work to tight or critical timescales, identifying and addressing critical aspects as a priority - Production / process engineering background - Have excellent verbal communication and written communication skills - Pro-activeness, motivation, ability and tenacity to deliver a task on time and to cost. You will need to be eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance Please note; the business will only employ UK Nationals and will not accept dual nationality. Full training and development is given as part of this role. If you're interested in finding out more about this opportunity and becoming part of this business as it continues to grow, please submit your up to date CV via the link provided and we will contact you shortly for a confidential discussion.
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