NPI Project Engineer

Recruiter
Baxter Hall Recruitment Limited
Location
Droitwich
Salary
£30-35k plus benefits
Posted
08 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are currently looking to recruit a NPI Project Engineer to join our Automotive customer in Worcestershire. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in the Automotive sector working on New Product Introduction.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To oversee all NPI KPIs are on target and develop recovery plan when necessary
  • To liaise the project leaders to work in a standardised approach with a standard format
  • Develop gateway strategy with NPI Manager
  • Support NPI Managers strategic short / long term tasks
  • Support project leaders day to day workload to ensure smooth launch

KEY TASKS

  • To define, create and maintain the master project plan.
  • Evaluate assignment of new programmes with the management team.
  • To co-ordinate company-wide activities to ensure the achievement of project/business objectives.
  • Identify conflicts of interest, which may develop on design, tooling, manufacturing, quality, equipment, manpower, suppliers and any other resources with proposals for resolution.
  • Liaise with offsite design facility in order to develop a design suitable for manufacturing.
  • To ensure that customer objectives are met.
  • Act as the overall voice of the customer within the company.
  • Hold regular meetings with customers to review project status and timing and to arrange necessary meetings to resolve concerns and problems with the right people.
  • Introduce customer specific systems into the company.
  • Support and assist the project teams to develop corrective action plans when problems occur
  • Responsible for highlighting major concerns on projects to the company executive
  • To have an active involvement in improvement activities to support the achievement of departmental and company objectives.
  • To agree annual departmental objectives, which align to company objectives, and to ensure that they are achieved by the application of the appropriate improvement techniques

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