Senior NPI Engineer - Cambridge - Permanent - G2 Recruitment

G2V Recruitment Group Limited
09 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior NPI Engineer

* Owning the mechanical, electronic and support aspects of introducing new product developments into the supply chain.
* Working on new product development projects ensuring that the supply chain and sub contract manufacturers are prepared to produce in high volume and at the correct level of quality.
* Ensuring production assembly and test processes are designed, optimised, documented and followed.
* Defining rules for Design for Manufacture and Assembly - confirming that the mechanical designs are appropriate for the manufacturing techniques and cost effective.
* Organising prototype builds (ensuring logistics of key parts are in control, build plans are in place, production lines are prepared).
* Setting of yield targets per process step (and monitoring and reporting of yields throughout prototype builds).
* Root causing yield issues down to mechanical product design or assembly issues and suggesting / implementing corrective actions.
* Calculation of production line throughput and identification of bottlenecks.
* Creation and or review of supplier work instructions (ensuring that the suppliers have appropriate documentation regarding their assembly and test process, and that the documentation is acceptable).
* Ensuring all Sepura operations teams are prepared for the introduction of the new product (e.g. Service and Repair, Customisation, Stores, etc.).
* Ensuring that all assembly and test jigs and fixtures are specified, designed, verified and commissioned.

Essential Skills:

* NPI / Manufacturing / Production / Process Engineer / Product Design
* Experience of working with Far Eastern manufacturing.
* 7 Years minimum experience
* Knowledge of medium to high volume product assembly and test.
* Knowledge of low cost manufacturing.
* Ability to assess product designs for DFMA and advise on design changes to reduce assembly costs or increase yield.
* Project planning and estimation.
* Strong MS Office skills (Word, Powerpoint, Excel).
* Ability to travel.

Desirable Skills:

* Training on formal DFMA techniques and tools.
* Training on formal Statistical analysis techniques and tools.
* Experience of formal PLM systems (Oracle Agile).

Personal Attributes:

* Creative yet detail focussed.
* Ability to communicate well to both technical and non-technical personnel using verbal and written styles.
* Enthusiastic, communicative and inquisitive.
* Motivated by delivering quality work within planned timescales.
* A structured, proactive approach - numerically focused.
* Customer (internal and external) focused.
* Experience of working in a medium size 'high tech' company.
* Commercially aware.
* A strong academic record including higher education in a scientific or engineering related subject.

Location: Cambridge

Rate: Negotiable

Start Date: ASAP

If you or anyone you know would be interested in this position, please send your most up-to-date CV to the below email address and I will be in touch.

Kind regards,

g2 Recruitment are committed to equality of opportunity for all applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships or any other characteristic protected by law

Similar jobs

Similar jobs