NPI Engineer

From £25,000 - Crawley

Posted: 15th, Oct 2019

Reference N°: 41457

Type: Permanent

The minimum salary offered for this position is £25,000 pa however the client may pay up to £35,000 pa to those candidates who can meet all key qualifications and abilities

The Company

Our West Sussex based company is a leader in the design, development and manufacture of components for the leisure and entertainment industry.

They require a New Product Introduction Engineer to work in the design group and take responsibility or supporting production with new designs or modifications to existing products.

The successful candidate will work in conjunction with the R&D and manufacturing departments based in the UK and overseas. T

hey will also be responsible in monitoring and investigating Quality issues from initial report to preventative action and implementation.

The Role

· Manage the New Product Introduction (NPI) process of new products from our R&D department into production.

· Liaison with Engineering Design during product development phase.

· Liaison with Engineering Departments overseas.

· Develop the production process for new products, including qualifying the supply chain and packaging methods.

· Assist with the design of production Jigs and fixtures, packaging, testers, etc.

· Preparation of specifications for capital equipment and manual processes including inspection/test.

· Analyse the current production process and introduce lean manufacturing techniques.

· Work with Design Engineering to improve the manufacturability of current products.

· Work with Quality and Supply chain to improve component and product quality.

· Involvement in product life testing, both current products and development product.

· Manage or assist customer complaints and complaint reporting.

· Product SOP documentation for internal and external customers.

· Maintain the QA document control system and issue new documents or improvements to documents as required.

· Monitoring quality issues and trends.

The Candidate

· Engineering Degree or HND/HNC equivalent.

· Proven track record in an Engineering environment.

· Solid Works knowledge.

· Excellent Drawing office knowledge and good working practices.

· Comprehensive understanding of Design & Product life cycle.

· Ability to work with other members and departments for the good of the project.

· The ability to manage your own workload.

· Good analytical approach to investigating engineering and product quality issues.

The Package

From £25000pa-£35000pa plus benefits.

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