New Product Introduction Engineer

Lean Engineering Recruitment Ltd
£30000 - £35000 Per Annum
03 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

New Product Introduction Engineer
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £30K - £35K plus excellent benefits

A local foundry business now requires an New Product Introduction Engineer to join their team.

Responsible To: Foundry Group NPI Manager

Functional Relations:

  • Pattern Shop Manager
  • Foundry Methods Engineer
  • CNC Manager
  • Foundry Works Manager
  • Production Control
  • Quality Manager
  • Quality Engineer
  • Quality Auditor
  • Melt Shop Manager
  • Key Account Managers
  • Dressing Shop Manager
  • Disa Team Leaders

New Product Introduction Engineer - MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

  • To become integral part of NPI Team for the Foundry Group on both sites
  • To ensure robust process controls and initial BOM are in place for all aspects of manufacturing at NPI stage.
  • To minimise foundry scrap and waste efforts in all foundry departments at NPI stage.
  • To capture manufacturing data for margin analysis at NPI stage
  • To be the single point of contact for customer on all issues relating to NPI
  • Communicate progress on NPI to team using strong visual management
  • To ensure NPI has integrated work instructions for every stage of manufacturing

With internal approvals from Works Manager and Quality Manager

New Product Introduction Engineer - Day to Day Duties

  • Co-ordinate sample planning with Production Control and Foundry Team to meet customer and internal requirements
  • Lead daily NPI meetings
  • Co-ordinate corrective actions with Pattern shop , Metallurgist and Foundry Team Leaders to ensure NPI scrap rates <3.2%
  • Attend daily production meeting
  • Monitor and implement improvements in areas such as, NPI scrap rates, NPI lead times, NPI right first time %, GM % compared to Quote, These key indicators will form the basis of monthly Board Reports.
  • Train all staff in best practices as appropriate using OPL's & SOP's.
  • Seek out all opportunities to increase profit.

New Product Introduction Engineer- Person Requirements:
The ideal candidate MUST come from the Engineering industry as an New Product Introduction Engineer. You will also have the following skills, qualifications and experience:

  • Hold an engineering qualification such as HNC, HND or BEng.
  • Experience in New Product Introduction
  • Ideally come from a foundry background

For more information please call Paul Gorton on 0161 976 3540.

LEAN Engineering Recruitment Ltd are acting as a 3rd party on behalf of our client. All applications will be held on our database for current and future positions.

We will endeavour to get back to all applicants but if you have not heard from LER within 10 working days then your application has been unsuccessful but please feel free to contact us for an update.

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