Process Development/NPI Engineer

Ref No. 23820
Wales - Cardiff
Posted 22 Nov 2022


Salary: £30,000 - £36,000

Employment: Permanent

Job description

Process Development/NPI Engineer

Would you like to be part of a team that takes a product from design and all the way through to final manufacture? We are looking for an experienced Process Development/NPI Engineer who will be responsible for supporting and managing the introduction of new products and processes into manufacturing.

As a business they offer a competitive package with a high-rate pension and flexible working hours.

If the above sounds like a good match or if you want any further details please get in contact, the role is quite varied, and the spec is flexible for the right person and attitude.


Key responsibilities:

  • Support the introduction of products and processes into manufacturing on time and within budget
  • Ensure production targets are met by monitoring yield
  • Hold production meetings to ensure targets are met
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives 
  • Lead CAPA projects to get to the root cause of any potential issues and implement corrective actions
  • Design and develop assembly processes
  • Tooling (jigs & fixtures) design & development
  • Manage projects from initial design concept through to the final release of product
  • Perform process validations 
  • Manage New Product Introduction (NPI) timescales, resources, costs etc.
  • Work with design & development to ensure products meet Design for Manufacture requirements
  • Evaluate new process/NPI concepts
  • Prepare manufacturing documentation and create and maintain a record of technical documentation
  • Support new product development



  • Ideally degree educated in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Experience with new product introduction (NPI) and supporting manufacturing
  • Experience with manufacturing/assembly process development
  • Strong continuous improvement skills and experience (any formal CI/Lean qualifications would be beneficial)
  • Experience with process validation 
  • Design for Manufacture experience
  • Ideally experience with the design and development of jigs and fixtures
  • CAD proficiency – ideally SolidWorks but other CAD will be considered
  • Project management skills

If this sounds like the ideal opportunity for you please apply for immediate consideration!


Your consultant

Richard Andrews

Engineering Team Lead

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