Planning (NPI) Engineer

Full time Kostal Ireland GmbH in Engineering Email Job
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  • Open Positions 1
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Planning (NPI – New Product Introduction) Engineer

Qualifications: Degree in Production, Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial or Electronic Engineering (Level 8 on NFQ). Formal Project Management qualification would be an advantage.

Experience:   Minimum 3 – 4 years experience in high volume Electronic, Mechatronic / Manufacturing with preference in the role of Manufacturing, Process, NPI (New Product Introduction) Engineering. Experience in Project Management is essential.

Skills:    Knowledge of Electronic, Mechanical and Mechatronic Assembly Process is essential. Knowledge of jigs and fixture design, injection moulding. Knowledge of production capacity & line balance & layout planning. German would be an advantage.

Personality Requirements:     The ability to work on own initiative with the added ability to lead and work as part of a team.  Willingness to travel abroad on occasion and interface with other Kostal global teams. Very good attendance record.

Main responsibilities and duties of the job but not limited to.

  • Design for manufacturability on New Products, which involves close co-operation with all Design groups.
  • Project Management of New Products being introduced to KOSTAL.
  • Drive and lead an NPI team, consisting of members from each function within the organisation.
  • Ensure on-time and within budget delivery of all jigs/fixtures required for production of a new product. Generate investment plans for new projects and monitor plan V actual on investment planning control.
  • To provide core link between the NPI team and the design engineering group.
  • The identification, evaluation and specification of new equipment within the manufacturing process.
  • Project management of new equipment requirements, procurement and production line installation / reconfiguration.
  • Design, release and procurement of product packaging solutions.
  • Control of product technical change process for pre-series and series production products.
  • Engineering process support to production, post New Product Introduction.
  • Global support for CCE (Centre of Excellence) in relation to Capacity / Lime Balancing Planning / Layout Planning.
  • Global Project Management support for NPI activities.
  • Project management of rationalisation automation projects.
  • Support request for Quotation (RFQ) engineering activities – product design, process design and flow, capital costs and product specific cost generation.
  • Health and Safety of self and others.
  • Any other duties as assigned by your Supervisor / Manager.

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