Technical and Engineering, Engineering general

New Product Introduction Manager

Last updated: 4 months ago
Expires: 2 months ago
Job Role:
Technical and Engineering, Engineering general
Aircraft type:
United Kingdom

Job description

Job Summary

The NPI manager is in charge of ensuring that the new product is produced according to the market demand in terms of quantity, quality, schedule and cost.

The NPI Manger is the link between the engineering team and the manufacturing team so that the product developed can be manufactured efficiently.

The NPI manager is the project team representative to address all the production related topics with the EMS.

The initial brief for this role will be to work on the Proteus project - a cutting edge communications programme in charge of delivering highly efficient satellite modems. The Proteus team is a multi-functional team involving hardware and software development, testing, sourcing, services development etc.

Reporting To

Head of Product Management - Secure Communications

Job Profile

Define the industrial manufacturing strategy (including shop cost target/industrial investment/assets) based on the overall manufacturing strategy defined for the Proteus project portfolio.

Plan & perform all necessary activities required to ensure the industrial manufacturing strategy implementation and to setup the industrial verification of a product/solution (assembly lines, test benches etc.)

Plan & perform the manufacturing activities to develop the manufacturing capabilities from prototypes, pre-productions to production ramp-up and mass production

Plan & perform the manufacturing activities to maintain the delivery capability of the product during its commercial life

Continuous improvement of the manufacturing capability (manufacturing cost decrease, yield increase etc.)

Monitor and maintain the delivery capability

Plan & perform the activities for the delivery capability when the phase out of a product/solution is decided

Skills/Experience Required

Strong experience in the manufacturing of electronic/communications products in a high scrutiny environment

Good knowledge of the workings of a complex project

Target Industries -




IT Manufacturing


High Tech Manufacturing


Education & Training

Strong experience in a similar role

Working Pattern

Monday to Friday days


Regular travel to other UK sites


Possible extension after initial contract duration

Base of Work

Following a familiarisation period on site this role will involve hybrid working averaging 3 days per week on-site and 2 days per week working from home - but candidates must be able to work on site full time when required - free parking is provided

Reason for vacancy


Interview Process

Two stage interview

Guidant Global (Airbus) is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Manufacturing of electronic, Manufacturing of communications