New Product Introduction Engineer

Minstrell Recruitment Ltd
Welwyn Garden City
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
New Product Introduction Engineer – Automation / Manufacturing
Excellent salary and package included.
I am currently looking to recruit a New Product Introduction Engineer to join my client based in Hertfordshire.
ResponsibilitiesThe NPI Engineer is required to develop and manage relationships with a key stakeholders and contributors in the introduction into manufacture process.
Create and manage daily technical progress reports identifying issues and risks and tracking KPIs.
Analyses failures, identify root causes and implement solutions.
Ensure that changes are rolled out across test fleets and configuration control is maintained.
In conjunction with Engineering Operations develop training plans.Develop preventative maintenance plans and schedules including spares and equipment requirements.
Ensure that in conjunction with Compliance engineering that the products are installed in compliance with all appropriate standards.
The NPI engineer will be expected to work across a range of disciplines linking with the Technical leads within the Product Development group.
Actively participate in the Patent process for the Engineering department.The place of work is Welwyn Garden City, but the role will require extensive presence at other UK and international locations.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience
An engineering/ science qualification, to HND or Degree level.
Experience of new product introduction in areas such as high volume manufacture, automotive, airports, or FMCG distribution.
Ability to build relationships from shop floor to management level, identify and clearly communicate key information and tailor the communication for the audience.
Prioritise issues, communicate reasoning and negotiate for resources when needed.
Both technical and commercial awareness.
Ability to write work instruction and technical reports. Ability to design & propose alternative solutions when faced with barriers.
Good technical ability (or experience) relating to automation hardware.
Understanding of product reliability and reliability testing.
Application ProcessIf you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please submit your CV or feel free to give me a call on 01932 508635.
We will endeavour to contact all applicants however if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.
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