NPI Engineer


Element Six
Shannon Co. Clare
Shannon, CO.CLARE
Ireland

Category
Industry
Manufacturing
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time Permanent
Travel
No Travel Required

Job Description
NPI Engineer
 

JOB OVERVIEW

  • The role involves working closely with Product Management and Innovation teams to develop new material grades and products
  • Responsible to develop robust and efficient manufacturing processes and to ensure smooth handover of new grades and products to Production
  • Responsible for sourcing and commissioning capital investment required for new product launches and additional capacity

DUTIES AND TASKS

  • Project manage the transfer of new material grades and products from development through to final production, including handover to operations.
  • Prepare raw materials, carry out and coordinate development trials and preproduction runs
  • Provide clear trial reports including all test and quality aspects
  • Develop and implement safe, robust and efficient processes with good capability and high yield
  • Specification, purchase and commissioning of capital investments
  • Use problem solving tools to develop solutions to recipes, processes and resolve quality issues
  • Manage regular communication between various stakeholders including Product Management, Innovation, Supply chain and Production teams
  • Prepare production handover documentation including BOMS, Routings, Work Standard, Testing & Quality Acceptance Criteria, Risk Assessment & Training
  • Document and communicate learnings

CRITERIA SKILLS

  • Education in Mechanical /Materials/Chemical Engineering to at least degree level.
  • Previous processing/manufacturing experience of 2 years or more
  • Experience with powder processing, material recipe development and/or sintering would be a distinct advantage.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to communicate observations, challenges and solutions with relevant stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work within cross functional teams
  • Strong organisational and Project Management skill
  • Lean 6 Sigma, process improvement knowledge and/or green belt certification a distinct advantage
Job Requirements
Education in Mechanical /Materials/Chemical Engineering to at least degree level.
Previous processing/manufacturing experience of 2 years or more
Experience with powder processing, material recipe development and/or sintering would be a distinct advantage.
Employer
Element Six
Grainne Hurley
Shannon Co. Clare
CO.CLARE
Ireland
Element Six Grainne Hurley