New Product Introduction Project Coordinator or Manager
Location: Milpitas, California, USA
NPI Project Coordinator will play a key role in the successful launch
of new products by a combination of hands-on work and project management.
Operations NPI Coordinator will be responsible for all operations
tasks required to support product development from concept through
production pilot, product release and ramp to volume production.
NPI Coordinator will be responsible for project management as well
as personally performing many production and material management
Attend Engineering Core Team meetings as operations representative.
Maintain all critical information for each project.
Develop and maintain DFx Guidelines with input from CM and other
Collect DFx feedback; prepare DFx report for each revision of each
Prepare and maintain product BOM until release to production.
Analyze engineering parts lists and BOM's; develop critical component
list and issue requisitions for the purchase of long lead-time components.
Plan transition from purchased and consigned material to full turnkey
Maintain product cost estimate for each project.
Prepare and maintain forecasts for prototype, pilot and initial
Participate in supplier selection process.
Prepare RFQ for each prototype and pilot build and prepare requisitions.
Identify all fixtures, tools, equipment, process capability and
Maintain and report on prototype and pilot production quality, yield
and delivery data. Plan, schedule and coordinate reliability testing
including MTBF, HALT and environmental testing.
Insure that production tests including: ICT, 5DX, Functional are
ready for production pilot build.
Requires project management skills and experience in new product
introduction process. Requires a working knowledge of all operations
functions including materials planning and purchasing, production
scheduling, manufacturing engineering and quality. Requires knowledge
manufacturing outsourcing to contract manufacturers. Prefer experience
as a project manager, manufacturing engineer, test engineer or hardware
Contact: [email protected]