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NPI Project Manager

Reference No:
£40,000- £50,000 plus Car allowance
Industry Sector:
Permanent – Full Time
Date posted:
13 February 2018
Expiry date:
13 March 2018
Job Role:

Company Description

Our client is an established and successful high-volume manufacturing company based in Cannock. They are currently looking for a NPI Project Manager to join their team. If you are interested and meet the person specification of the job role, please apply as soon as possible.

Job Specification

The Role

  • To support New Product / Engineering Change Requests including identifying new and innovative productive solutions for new product lines. Manage the Project from Business award through to SOP + 90 days.
  • Prod / Process Dev't Accountable:- Managing product design (where applicable), process design & development (inc. feasibility) and introduction in line with QCD deliverables.
  • Providing quotation support for pressing / assembly processes to include concepts, layouts and cycle times as required.
  • Customer Interface Accountable:- Providing accurate cost and timing feedback for products and changes during the enquiry and program phase.
  • Preparing and maintaining detail project timing plans across all projects under the scope of their responsibility.
  • Ensure timing plans are made available from all supply routes and support functions.
  • Preparation of pressing / assembly and special purpose equipment SOR’s to enable purchasing to obtaining quotations.
  • Supporting the nomination and kick-off process for Pressing / assembly and special purpose equipment.
  • Charing weekly Plant based weekly review meeting.
  • Supporting the follow up of Pressing / assembly / special purpose / tooling equipment suppliers as required and ensuring adherence to agreed planning.
  • Co-ordinating the preparation of DFMEA / PFMEA  and process  planning documentation via plant project , project quality and new tool engineering
  • Reporting project status to program management in accordance with scheduled project and program reviews and reporting formats

The Person

  • Qualified to Degree or equivalent level in an engineering or manufacturing related subject.
  • Second language is desirable.
  • Experience in a similar role within an automotive high-volume environment.
  • Good computer skills specifically Microsoft Office and potentially SAP and PDM applications.
  • Knowledge of project financial requirements and constraints and be able to demonstrate the ability to manage and control those budgets within agreed target levels.
  • Previous experience working with OEM’s highly advantageous
  • Manage complex and long term projects to reach pre-determined objectives in quality, cost and delivery.
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of high volume automotive manufacturing with specific attention to engineering processes.
  • Manage and motivate the individuals within the project team.
  • Able to work away from home on occasions - UK and Europe.

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