Role details

NPI Project Engineer

Cardiff   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Tier 1 Automotive
  • New Production Introduction Project Engineer

About Our Client

Our client are Tier 1 Automotive Manufacturing organisation.

Job Description

As the NPI Project Engineer you will be the interface with Design and Development, including the support of prototype materials as and when required. You will support both the customer team, programme manager and the NPI Manager with up to date customer feedback relating to all aspects of the new model programmes. Some key responsibilities include:

  • Capable of managing multi programme projects to meet the timeline demands of the customer.
  • Leads the project team members in the introduction of the new products.
  • Use the latest customer's project timing plans to control the programmes and use APQP to report project status to customer.
  • Define and recommend manufacturing strategy, capital and tooling requirements for new programmes. Track tooling and capital spending against time and cost. Liaise with the Management and European Project Leader project status.
  • Lead the NPI, Purchasing, Quality, Manufacturing and Production personnel in the introduction of new products from conception Using such tools as T-PDC, APQP, Lean Manufacturing principles, etc. Work closely with Production NPI Liaison individual to organise and implement programme build phases.

The Successful Applicant

To be considered as NPI Project Engineer you will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Ideally degree qualified or equivalent
  • You will be able to demonstrate a track record in New Product Introduction Project Management gained within the Automotive industry.
  • APQP as a tool for introducing new products.
  • Knowledge of SAP would be an advantage.
  • Working knowledge of TS16949 quality management systems.

What's on Offer

Excellent remuneration.

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