NPI Engineer

  Lancashire
Contract-based role
  Full-time
  Salary dependent on experience
  Permanent

 

About the Client

Our client is an expert in high performance polymers and a leading provider of biomaterial solutions. They are looking for a full-time New Product Introduction Engineer to join their team.

 

 

About the Role

The NPI Engineer will deliver sustainable manufacturing processes for new medical devices/components, successfully translating them from concept through to full scale manufacture.

Responsibilities include:
  • Working alongside R&D and Operations groups to drive assessment studies for new products.
  • Guiding the design for manufacture (DFM) process and shaping the integration of new processes both internally and externally
  • Ensuring stakeholder requirements are met and new products are manufactured to specified cost, quality and lead time targets.
  • Identifying and implementing opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Validating/verifying new manufacturing processes, ensuring compliance to regulatory standards.

 

Requirements:

  • Significant experience in NPI and/or new process developments, ideally within the medical component industry.
  • Knowledge of advanced engineering plastics.
  • In-depth knowledge of one or more thermoplastic manufacturing disciplines – injection moulding, compression moulding and/or extrusion.
  • Understanding of Lean principles.
  • Demonstrable history in the generation of Verification and Validation packages – leading and shaping the method of manufacture and quality assurance.
  • Familiarity with PPAP and process capability techniques and analysis of inspection data using statistical analysis packages.
  • Cleanroom manufacturing processes and the delivery of training and development of production staff.
  • The above to be supported by a degree in a relevant subject or equivalent industrial experience.

 

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