Engineer, New Product Introductions

Omaha, NE

Posted: 09/08/2023 Employment Type: Full-time Job Number: 5413

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Position Details:

  • Location: Full-time position based in Omaha, NE.
  • Travel: Regular travel may be required to implement new production processes, support field tests, customer visits, or collaborate with other company locations.

Position Description:

We are currently seeking a talented and forward-thinking New Product Introduction Engineer to join our dynamic team. As a New Product Introduction Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in bringing cutting-edge products to market by pushing the boundaries of technological advancement for mass production. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including site manufacturing engineering, design engineering, supply chain, quality engineering, research and development, and marketing, to take exciting new products from concept to commercialization. This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to our company's success and shape the future of our industry.

Duties & Responsibilities:

As the New Product Introduction Engineer, you will be the representative of manufacturing engineering within the New Product Development (NPD) process. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborating with design engineering, product management, supply chain, quality engineering, and operations at manufacturing sites to ensure a seamless product launch.
  • Preparing plans for all NPI projects and coordinating with stakeholders to ensure high-quality products meeting defined specifications.
  • Developing new manufacturing processes tailored to the product to meet desired quality standards.
  • Coordinating with test engineering to create production test plans and conduct tests according to manufacturing process instructions.
  • Collaborating with site manufacturing teams to showcase production capabilities and desired capacity for volume production.

Value Add:

  • Value Engineering Analysis: Perform engineering analysis, simulations, and manufacturing expertise to create high-quality products that meet manufacturing and quality requirements.
  • Process Improvement: Analyze and recommend improvements to production processes and methods, focusing on safety enhancements, cost reductions, efficiency gains, and quality enhancements.
  • Prototype Development: Collaborate with design engineering and product management to ensure early-stage prototypes align with manufacturability standards for mass production.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with various teams to ensure seamless product development, seeking input from stakeholders to meet customer expectations and regulatory requirements.
  • Innovation and Continuous Improvement: Stay updated with industry trends and emerging technologies, proposing and implementing innovative ideas to enhance products, manufacturing solutions, and drive continuous improvement.
  • Project Management: Lead or participate in project teams, managing timelines, milestones, and budgets to ensure successful project execution.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related field.
  • 8+ years of experience in New Product Introduction, preferably in a relevant industry.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and materials selection to optimize product design.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a hands-on approach to design and development challenges related to manufacturing.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to diverse audiences.
  • Collaborative team player with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, multidisciplinary environment.
  • Project management experience with a focus on task prioritization and meeting deadlines.
  • Familiarity with relevant industry standards, regulations, and compliance requirements.
  • A passion for innovation, a commitment to continuous learning, and a desire to contribute to the success of the team and organization.

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