Philips New Product Introduction Engineer 4 in Bothell, Washington
The role of NPI engineer is crucial for new projects within the Oral Health Care business. The purpose of having such a role in the organization is to adequately and timely assess the manufacturability of mechanical components. The NPI engineer will play the early interface between Innovation and Development and the Supply Chain. The NPI engineer will work closely with our supplier all over the world to establish a robust working window for the mechanical parts (both plastic, metal and decoration technologies)
Works primarily with NPI Project Lead, Product development team and suppliers. All in close cooperation with the procurement team.
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We Are Looking For
8-Year degree or equivalent + 5 years’ experience
Key responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:
· Assess the manufacturability of plastic and steel parts for NPI projects
· Manages custom plastic molding or metal stamping tools installed at our suppliers
· Coordinate early supply involvement into project with support of the procurement organization.
· Provides expertize of tooling concept design during initial stage of the tooling creation, participates on part and tool design review to provide expertize leading to optimal technical solution delivering parts and components to expected costs and quality.
· In later stage of projects he applies his technical knowledge to assure lean production asset management assuring sustaining production capacity
· Ensure supplier understands product specifications and requirements
· Drives the development of manufacturing flow diagram
· Drives material selection for all components.
· Drive pFMES process for manufacturing process
· Suggest design improvement to enable robust manufacturing
· Participates in supplier selection activities
· Leads teams to implement component/subassembly/changes/improvements
· Ensure changed component/subassembly documentation set is transferred to supplier.
· Ensure supplier understands changes to component/subassembly specifications and requirements.
· Supports competence growth and competence assessments in line with project and strategic objectives
· Ensures a professional way of working according to Philips ethics and standards
· Responsible to identify and report competence gaps
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