Sr. Project Engineer, New Product Introduction | Energy

April 03, 2023
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What to Expect

The Project Engineer, NPI is responsible for supporting the development of new processes and carrying out each trial exactly to the established product specification. This includes managing the program from early prototype builds through to the launch of the production line. The primary role of the Project Engineer will be to test and validate systems and parts involved in product development and manufacturing in order to ensure products are of the highest quality. To support this, the Project Engineer will also establish validation standards, develop testing protocols, prepare equipment, document test results and maintain records. The Project Engineer will identify, report, and adjust equipment or processes that require improvement. This role will also take point on equipment readiness for all launching and pilot lines in Energy. The Project Engineer will collaborate with safety, design, product excellence, change control, manufacturing, and service departments.

What You'll Do

  • Assist in validating manufacturing processes to ensure product specifications and standards are achieved
  • Manage quality assurance and procedures by testing and validating systems and parts; Assist in establishing and implementing new validation standards, and procedures
  • Lead manufacturing line trials for new products and processed; Conduct Trial Preparation and Reporting: Ensure part availability, line readiness, and pre-requisite data obtained and consolidated. Document observations, analysis, and results, make recommendations as needed and drive solutions. Record all issues found during trials and help drive to closure; Manage Trial Recovery: Ensure manufacturing lines are validated and/or restored to prior condition post-trial(s). Evaluate the success of each trial (yield, downtime, cost, safety, etc.)
  • Develop and improve equipment validation procedures including calibration and qualification for both pilot line and production line equipment, ensuring that safety and quality are built into the process
  • Become Expert Level Trainer on all machines in assigned areas and be responsible for the level of knowledge of Shift technicians. Provide hands-on support to maintenance team to troubleshoot and resolve extended downtime situations; Serve as subject matter expert (SME) on trials to ensure proper validation procedures are followed
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to evaluate the best processes roll-out; Lead and provide feedback in change control meetings
  • Track all trial details in PCA tracking system for approvals
  • Govern, and ensure core KPI targets are met
  • What You'll Bring

  • 6+ years experience in a manufacturing environment; Experience commissioning and improving equipment. Have a demonstrated track record of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) improvement, Preventative and Predictive Maintenance activities; Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Manufacturing Engineering, or equivalent working experience
  • Strong problem-solving skills and an aptitude for learning systems quickly. Able to utilize structured problem-solving techniques such as DMAIC, Ishikawa, Five Why (5W) or Eight Disciplines (8D). Able to resolve high level performance issues into addressable actions.
  • Understanding of manufacturability, process design, process validation, and assembly methods.
  • Experience breaking down high-level (e.g. device level) performance issues into addressable action items; Exceptional capacity for managing simultaneous activities, competing priorities, and challenges
  • Skillful with electrical and computer-based tools, including precision measuring equipment, electrical test equipment, and computer databases
  • Experience supporting, maintaining, and modifying pilot line equipment to support development efforts for multiple programs
  • Strong ability to work and communicate effectively with team and peers within a manufacturing and engineering organization. This includes excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
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