Description : This position is for an NPME (New Product Manufacturing Engineer). The NPME is responsible for commercialization of newly designed products and features, taking them from initial designs to volume manufacturing operations.
The daily tasks include review, evaluation, and modification of engineering designs to facilitate manufacturability at the supplier level and in Applied Materials manufacturing operations.
Engineering Change Order creation is part of the role, providing design enhancements and kit structure to enable manufacturing.
The NPME uses modeling and drafting software routinely in the course of their role, principally Unigraphics / NX. They also use Team center to access designs at all stages in the new product development process.
A knowledge of supplier manufacturing processes and the ability to engage with suppliers to resolve issues is an added qualification for the NPME role. Responsibilities :
Interfaces with Engineering functions to coordinate the release of New Products or / and product improvements. Owns Module / Product on PLC / CIP Program
Launches, releases, approves, and implements engineering change orders as required to support design engineering and floor for new / existing products.
Owns SMBOM Release to support Phase exits
Ability to process Non-Standard request (BOM) for Systems and NSO
Supports New Product documentation by OMS Creation for NPI / CIP Builds
Creates / maintains Master layout in UG / NX (Models of New Products)
Develops project methodology and / or project proposals.
Participates in preparation of concept and feasibility studies.
Interfaces between operations, design engineering & Global Product management to implement most feasible solution.
Makes recommendations for tooling and process requirements. Uses DFx principles to reduce manufacturing and / or product costs, and improve delivered product quality.
Participates in New Product Builds & Champions issue resolution. Determines root cause analysis for issues that arise during assembly and / or test of systems;
provides Long term corrective action.
Engage with Volume Manufacturing Engineers, New Product Manufacturing Engineers, NPT PMs, Materials, Manufacturing Techs and Suppliers to transition from NPI operations to Volume Manufacturing
Evaluates work methods, procedures and policies.
Participates in the development and maintenance of new business processes; edits as necessary to ensure current practices are documented
Performs other duties as assigned. Duties will vary according to the project in progress and / or the specific goals of the department in which the incumbent works.
Job Specific Knowledge :
Requires demonstrated knowledge of manufacturing engineering discipline, theories, practices and principles.
Requires knowledge necessary to perform the job function such as an understanding of the engineering change order process, DFx (Design for Excellence) engineering principles, product development process, value engineering, engineering specification waiver process, Producibility / manufacturability analysis, product structure, bill of materials, product safety requirements, material handling, and root cause analysis. Skills :
Requires strong skills in Product technology, problem solving, communication skills, customer orientation, personal effectiveness, team skills, and quality.
In depth knowledge of CAD tools (UG-NX & Team center), Oracle BOM & ECO is a must
Requires additional knowledge of systems and software necessary such as Lotus Notes, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Flowcharting, FRACAS, and / or BRIO.
Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering discipline
5 8 years previous experience in manufacturing / engineering preferred.