SUMMARY We are currently working with a Butler County based precision manufacturing company to identify a high-energy New Product Development Engineer.
Our client offers a unique and dynamic working environment based on established core-values of Respect & Dignity, Honesty & Integrity, and Teamwork. This is a direct hire opportunity, offering a competitive base salary and benefits package.
The New Product Development Engineer will oversee the total management of new and custom product projects. This includes sales quoting, cost estimating, product design, development, and testing, manufacturing, and delivery.
POSITION Sales and Estimating: • Prepare work to be estimated by identifying labor, material & time requirements by gathering and studying proposals, blueprints, specifications and related documents. • Coordinate customer RFQs with internal departments. • Drive and aid in the development of project estimates by reviewing and processing customer purchase orders and contracts. • Analyze job order cost variance reports for repeat quotes and orders. • Overall support of sales and customer service efforts as required. Project Management: • Act as Project Manager on new and current projects; responsible and accountable for completion. • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of project scope; ensure timelines, deliverables, and quality standards are met. • Build strong alliances across all functions, act as a strategic liaison to carry out and fulfill projects within required timelines. • Ensure production schedule is coordinated with outside vendors to maintain accurate project deadlines. • Resolve project issues and ensure timely follow-up on all customer concerns.
REQUIREMENTS • BS in Engineering preferred; Manufacturing or Mechanical a plus. • 5 years of manufacturing experience required; precision machined and fabricated product lines, welding, cutting, punching, etc., preferred. • Experience in project management and estimation desired. • Experience in new product design and development desired. • Understanding of APQP process and tools. • Experience with quality system documentation practices. • Knowledge of ISO, AS9100 and FDA concepts and guidelines. • Experience with MS Project required. • Previous experience with Pro Engineering or Autodesk Inventor a plus. • Must be able to pass pre-employment background check and drug screen.