Location: 
Pleasanton
Employment Type: 
Permanent
Job ID: 
134657
Description: 

Position Summary:

This is a permanent position for a New Product Introduction (NPI) Manager. Responsible for providing design support and interfacing with engineering team coordinating release of products and acting as a liaison between engineering and manufacturing. Management of the electrical and mechanical NPI teams. This includes the NPI electrical engineering team, electronic engineering technicians and the mechanical design/drafting team; assigning, balancing, and prioritizing of tasks/projects within these disciplines.

Skills and Responsibilities:

• Design support, inclusive of electrical design, mechanical design, drafting, transitioning of engineering designs/documentation to manufacturing, OMSs (Operational Method Sheets), compliance documentation, and sustaining engineering.

• Interfaces with engineering team, both electrical and mechanical, coordinating release of products and coordination of engineering, manufacturing teams, contract manufacturers, and vendors.

• Actively involved at start of projects with engineering supporting BOMs, ECOs, product structure, and coordinating transition to production with manufacturing.

• Maintains, enhances, and develops drawing requirements, consistencies, and BKMs.

• Manages the NPI team including the NPI electrical engineering team, electronic engineering technicians and the mechanical design/drafting team; assigning, balancing, and prioritizing of tasks/projects within these disciplines.

• Ensures accuracy and conformance with approved internal requirements.

• Responsible for managing, maintaining of CAD data, leveraging the PLM system.

• Expert level knowledge of PLM system documenting engineering changes, manufacturing changes, new part requests, new manufacturing part numbers, BOMs, etc.

• Supports project managers and engineers in creating and maintaining BOM and ECO revisions in PLM system.

• Acts as liaison between internal engineering and manufacturing departments, contract manufacturers and other vendors during R&D stages.

• Generates assembly Instructions which includes step by step instructions and graphics/photographs and assembly drawings.

Required experience/skills:

• 5+ years of knowledge and experience in NPI role, coordinating with engineering and manufacturing teams. • 10+ years of experience with designing and drafting.

• 10+ years of knowledge and experience of 3D CAD, preferably Autodesk Inventor.

• Mechanical or electro-mechanical design experience.

• Design experience with vacuum design, mechanisms, thermal management, X-Ray shielding.

• Understanding of documentation management processes related to BOMs, ECOs, ECR and related documentation.

• 5+ years of experience with Agile or web-based PLM system.

• Ability to gather needed information and provide judgment and feedback based on partial and incomplete information. Understand the need to work/cooperate with multiple departments (Engineering, Manufacturing, R&D, Marketing/Sales, Service).

• Candidate must be comfortable with a fast-paced environment and ongoing support of multiple projects.

• Strong verbal and written technical communication skills to effectively collaborate and share information is a must.

• Motivated and well organized in their work product.

• Physical requirements:

o Must be able to work indoors in an office setting. Requires full capabilities to work full time at a computer workstation and in laboratories around mechanical and electrical hazards. Required education: BS degree in mechanical, electro-mechanical, mechatronics engineering

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