We're hiring a Process and New Product Introduction Engineer
Join our team in Warwick and enable the volume manufacture of cutting-edge compression technology.
Process and NPI Engineer
Our patented technology enables us to make the world’s fastest accelerating and most power-dense permanent magnet variable speed electric motors. Our technology is used in hydrogen fuel cells and other cutting-edge applications.
This is an exciting time to join a dynamic and innovative organization, with great opportunities for professional growth. Find your future with us!
This post is for a Process & NPI Engineer to work in collaboration with various disciplines (including Project Management, Design/R&D, Quality and Production) to develop new manufacturing processes to enable volume production. The role will report to a Senior Manufacturing Engineer.
- Planning and assembling of new and existing designs for the R&D team.
- Create and deliver production technical packages of new and revised product designs.
- Provide feedback to design departments on ease of build, suggesting improvements.
- Review design drawings for ease of manufacturability and assembly.
- Specify packaging for components and assemblies.
- Specify and/or design assembly tooling
- Create/modify and publish build documentation for release to production.
- Development/validation of new processes and equipment, working alongside partners.
- Be constantly aware of safety risks in a dynamic manufacturing and test environment, ensuring that equipment, processes and behaviours are safe.
- Identify and implement improvements to improve quality and reduce manufacturing costs and lead times.
- Own the delivery of countermeasures for process non-conformances and open production issues.
- Carry out process risk and hazard assessments using tools such as FMEA’s
- Introduction/re-introduction of new/changed equipment, processes and materials .
- Graduate caliber/equivalent, with 2 to 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment. Equivalent experience (e.g., apprenticeship background or shop-floor experience moving into manufacturing/process engineering) would be considered.
- An understanding of a variety of manufacturing processes, and/or a desire to learn new processes including assembly & test, pressing, machining, forming processes etc.
- Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles
- Ability to solve problems in a manufacturing environment
- Automotive or aerospace industry experience would be an advantage. Experience from another highly regulated industry would be considered.
- A strong mechanical bias, with some experience of assembly of electronic components would be highly advantageous. No experience with electronic components would also be considered.
- Flexible in approach; not afraid to get involved wherever their skills are needed.
- Be tenacious and curious in finding problems and creative in delivering solutions.
- Able to communicate and engage people across different levels of organisation.
- Willingness to travel, including overseas, for short periods.