• Permanent
  • Washington
  • Salary: £35,000

Our client is a large manufacturing business with sites across the UK.   They are currently looking for an NPD Engineer to join their expanding team.

Responsibilities:

  • Delivery of projects to agreed launch dates
  • Leadership of cross-functional teams to deliver projects
  • Ownership of the staged development process to deliver the project
  • Working with external customers or sales to qualify the project scope
  • Project planning and reporting progress at progress meetings
  • Investigation of competitor advancements and potentially disruptive technologies, involvement with internal and external collaborators to solve technical issues in project delivery
  • Continuous improvement of the delivery process to ensure quicker times to market
  • Facilitate problem solving activities
  • Create finished product specifications for customers
  • Lead and support new product development to achieve business breakthrough objectives
  • Work independently to develop new and improved patentable solutions
  • Lead and manage projects to improve cost and standardisation of manufacturing processes, products and purchased components.
  • Monitor current legislative regulations and directives to ensure new and existing product compliance.
Person Specification:
  • Degree qualified in an engineering subject or demonstrable experience
  • Competent in problem solving approaches & design of experiments
  • Able to work without direct supervision and as part of a team
  • Project leadership &/or management experience
  • Understand data generated, draw conclusions and recommend the next course of action
  • Ability to write technical reports and present data to senior management
  • Project planning to deliver against a deadline
  • Competent with Microsoft Office packages
  • Fully understand SPC for the creation of process limits

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