Have you always dreamt of joining an agile group in a fast-moving industry? Then Parrot may have the ideal role for you! Parrot’s projects are innovative, highly technical and challenging. That’s the beauty of a startup spirit!
If you have ambition and drive , then read on!
Founded in Paris in 1994 by Henri Seydoux, Parrot designs, develops and markets high-tech wireless products for the general public and professionals. The company has deep technological expertise and our development is focused on both Consumer drones and solutions for Professional markets.
Location : Westborough Area, MA 01581, USA
Time : 6 months contract
Starting : April 1st to Sept 30th 2020
Requirement : be in relation with factory management and visit factory every day if required
The NPI (New Product Introduction) Engineer will be a key member of a cross-functional team responsible for the introduction of new products into production. He/she will work directly with R&D, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Quality, Production Test, and others to find solutions to most pressing issues reducing time to market and cost of new product introductions while improving quality. A successful NPI engineer; is dynamic, driven, organized and detail oriented; excels in communicates with ease at all levels; thrives in an ambiguous environment and is adept at facilitating actions and resolving conflicts. He/she will demonstrate qualities of a team player whether on Core or Functional team: communicate constructively, demonstrate reliability, be flexible, and show commitment to success of team as a whole.
Collaborate with product development and operations teams to ensure effective transfer of products from concept to production.
Work closely with R&D and Manufacturing team to develop, implement and manage detailed new product introduction schedules, plans and budgets.
Lead prototype builds and improve manufacturing operations processes and actively increase efficiency, reduce cost and increase manufacturing yields.
Manage the supply chain with factory procurement team and ensure all material arrives on time for production, no delay on delivery.
Check weekly the material status with factory, highlight and reports if any delay or risk on materials
Talk to vendors to pull in the materials or find alternative solution to have the parts in factory for on time production
Manage excess & EOL material analysis and control
Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes; assembly through test.
Experience working with CM/JDM/ODM
Experience working with supply chain and material management
Intransigent in on time production, solve all issue that prevent to be on time.
Knowledge in New Product Introduction and Product Life Cycle Management process.
Superior problem-solving skills: issue identification, problem structuring, analysis, and developing recommendations
Strong facilitation skills. Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral
Education and Experience:
BS degree in Engineering or equivalent.
Minimum 5+ years of experience in NPI, Manufacturing Engineering or Supply Chain management
Proven and successful track record with multiple new product introduction projects.