NPD Engineer

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  • Sector:

    FMCG, Food & drink, General engineering & manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £35k - 40k per year + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Fraser Nibbs

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  • Contact phone:

    07947 342669

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Our client is a manufacture of FMCG packaging and are looking for an NPD Engineer to manage new product projects. The NPD Engineer will play a key role in the implementation of NPD working in conjunction with Design, Technical and Tooling departments. You will have a strong knowledge of injection moulding, preferably within packaging.

The NPD Engineer duties will include:

  • Ensure new concepts can be manufactured cost effectively with minimal life-time 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 tool makers cost and timetable to within budget an on time.
  • Carefully monitor and control external tool making costs.
  • Ensure that mould designs meet our standard requirements and specification.
  • Audit and validate potential new tool making suppliers
  • Validate and sign GA drawings in conjunction with the broader technical team.

The NPD Engineer will have:

  • Experience of managing NPD in an FMCG/packaging environment.
  • Have a good technical knowledge of injection moulding.
  • Ability to manage costs/budget control experience.

To apply, please forward your up to date CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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