This is your chance to join a business with a long, rich history, who are leading providers of custom plastic products. They are part of a group, with multiple manufacturing sites, that is in a period of sustained growth. This brand-new role, is a key party of their growth plan.
New Product Development Engineer Role Purpose
You will effectively create new and exciting commercial and manufacturing New Product Developments in line with customer requirements. Through technical input into product design and identifying improvement opportunities, playing a key role in the implementation of NPD working in conjunction with Design, Technical and Tooling departments.
You will be an experienced and proven New Product Development Engineer.
Experience with plastics, injection moulding is essential.
Able to offer input on mould design and identifying improvement opportunities.
New Product Development Engineer Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)
The New Product Development Engineer will ensure new concepts can be manufactured cost effectively with minimal lifetime cost through 3D designs / concepts / models, design presentations and Engineering drawings.
Support the Sales and Commercial Team in technical discussions with customers.
Prepare technical specifications for both Tool Design and Production.
Ensure all critical performance characteristics have been identified and agreed with the customer prior to a project start up.
Ensure the customer signs to confirm specification and part drawings before tooling is commissioned.
Manage Toolmakers cost and timetable to within budget an on time.
Carefully monitor and control external tool making costs, ensuring that mould designs meet client standard requirements and specification.
Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994