Job: NPI and Technical Sales Engineer/Manager

Job Title: NPI and Technical Sales Engineer/Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Worcester
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-03-23
Contact Name: Kirsty McKinnon
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

This exciting new role comes from a well-established business and leading supplier to OEM’s across the automotive, yellow goods and power generation industries. Committed to continued growth they are seeking an ambitious engineer to be responsible all NPI and engineering change activity within the business

Responsible for technical sales and NPI activity you will be the key contact for customer enquiries, developing strong working relationships and liaising with the client from enquiry through the full delivery lifecycle. Working closely with the sales, production and quality teams as well as external suppliers you will support the development and introduction of high-quality solutions that match customer requirements, identifying opportunity for additional business as you go.

Your key responsibilities will include:

-          All technical customer liaison on key projects ensuring that products developed meet customer specification and are commercially viable given cost, time and application considerations

-          Supporting NPI projects from RFQ and tender through a stage gate management process into full production

-          Ensure the processes are in place to guarantee a high-quality product that meets customer expectation

-          Work with suppliers and the purchasing team to obtain quotations for tooling and new parts, raise requisitions for financial approval

-          Regular reporting on progress of accounts, new products and engineering change activity

-          Support customer visits and spot opportunities to secure new business.

For this key position they are seeking an experienced engineer or proven manager with experienced leading NPD/NPI activity within a fast paced production environment.  In addition they would like you to evidence the following skills/experience:

-          Qualified Mechanical Engineer Degree or HNC/HND plus experience

-          Strong commercial skills, used to a customer facing role

-          Good problem solving skills as you support the introduction of cost effective solutions to customer specifications

-          Ideally, experience within the automotive or yellow goods sector.

To apply for this exciting position please send your CV to