NPI Project Engineer

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Working for a respected manufacturer and distributor of safety equipment.  They have an excellent reputation as designers and manufacturers of high-quality products to safety-critical industries.

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The NPI Project Engineer job which is a key role within the company, with general responsibilities including:

  • Management of NPI from initial design concepts through to manufacturing handover. Be the conduit for new product development with the Manufacturing Engineering team
  • Oversee product improvement and obsolescence process and procedures

More specifically:

  • Manage the NPI for all new products to include:
  • Maintaining project progress summary documents (Phase documents)
  • Procurement and delivery of production tooling and equipment up to manufacturing handover
  • Part Sampling, sourcing and supplier feedback
  • Maintaining Project cost documents
  • ERP system setup including BOM’s
  • Liaising with Production Engineering team on Factory setup ready for production
  • Handling manufacturing hand over and publishing of Quality & Work Instruction documentation
  • Life Cycle management of products to include:
  • Product redesign & improvement costing
  • Integrity of manufacturing led improvements to original design
  • Product obsolescence planning
  • Ensure all new products have the expected documentation (work instructions etc.) in place at the time of production handover
  • Lead by example and maintain consistent / high personal standards
  • Produce a monthly report on all projects, showing performance to expected budget as outlined in the initial phase documents

You will have

To be successful as NPI Project Engineer you will have

  • GCSE Maths & Science or equivalent, Relevant Project Management Training
  • Degree in Engineering / Design / Science (Desirable)
  • Experience: Project management, DFM, Factory design & manufacturing processes, Plastic Moulding
  • Desirable experience: PPE Equipment & Standards, Product development, Design of Injection moulded parts & tools
  • Skills and knowledge: Basic CAD design and part analysis, Injection moulding process, Injection moulding Tooling, Project Management Tools, Microsoft Office
  • Desirable skills and knowledge: Lean Manufacturing
  • Personal characteristics: Able to work independently as well as within a team environment, Able to operate confidently and communicate effectively at all levels, both verbally and in a written form, Excellent with detail, Completer finisher
  • Committed to learning and self-development

You will get

As NPI Project Engineer you will enjoy competitive salary TBA & comprehensive benefits.

You can apply

To NPI Project Engineer by pushing the button on this job posting (recommended), by sending CV in confidence to 

21 August 2020
Design Engineer
England, Oxford

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