NPI Engineer job in Southport at Pertemps

NPI Engineer

Company: Pertemps

Location: Skelmersdale UK

Date Posted:May 03, 2018

Job Role :-       NPI EngineerContract :-      PermanentLocation :-      Skelmersdale (WN8 6JR)Salary :-           £35K Hrs :-               Mon-Fri (days shifts)  A leading Engineering business who pride themselves in manufacturing speciality, high precision components for hydraulic and braking systems within the Automotive industries, are currently seeking an experienced NPI Engineer to join their busy teamJob Purpose :-Reporting to the Advanced Engineering Manager, the primary responsibilities for the role are the management of projects and introduction of new products on time and to budget.  NPI Engineer duties include :- ·         Design the production process to meet the customer specification (capability and TAKT) incorporating SMED and Poke Yoke devices as appropriate. ·         Creation of stage / process drawings using AutoCAD and also checking / approving stage / process drawings. ·         Define the capital, tooling, gauging and product cost. ·         Programme and operation of CNC turning, and grinding machinery ·         Capex creation, completion and presentation to the directors as required. ·         Liaising with purchasing to ensure best possible price and lead times are obtained prior to ordering new equipment / tooling. ·         Liaise with development line engineer to ensure samples are manufactured on time and to the required quality standards. ·         Providing assistance to operations if required and approved by the Advanced Engineering Manager. ·         Training and development of graduate engineers. ·         Set up and lead APQP teams for NPI involving all necessary departments in line with AIAG guidelines. ·         Design using AutoCAD, oversee or outsource design of tooling and gauging. ·         Create and maintain project / production plans from customer order to production handover. ·         Liaise and visit customers in UK and abroad to discuss design for manufacture and other design / specification related issues. ·         Co-ordinate machine trials and confirm process capability. ·         Process customer and internal ECN’s for new products that have not been passed over to operations. ·         Ensure that toolcards, standard operating procedures, setting instructions, etc are created for new products. ·         Ensure that SAP records are created (routing, bill of materials etc). ·         Create APQP documentation. ·         Research and become familiar with new / innovative production processes / technologies.    The ideal NPI Engineer will have the following skills/experience ·         Minimum of an Engineering HNC/HND or time served engineer with a minimum of 5 years engineering experience ideally in a precision engineering/automotive environment.·         Customer focused ·         Fully conversant with AIAG core tools like APQP, FMEA and PPAP methodologies. ·         Fully conversant with AutoCAD ·         Have personal drive and self-motivation ·         Able to work on own or as part of a team ·         A sound understanding of metal cutting machinery and manufacturing techniques ·         Free to travel often at short notice both domestically and internationally ·         A thorough understanding of the requirements of the automotive industry ·         Self-disciplined, able to work under pressure to tight time lines ·         Able to communicate effectively at all levels ·         Innovative, visionary, willing to push the technical boundaries ·         Technically competent and a good project planner / co-ordinator ·         Adaptable, able to establish good working relationship with people at all levels ·         Diplomatic, presentable, well mannered, but assertive enough to make things happen     The successful NPI Engineer will be working Monday – Friday day shifts earning a salary of £35K.  View full job description
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