Philips NPI Manager in Klagenfurt, Austria
NPI Manager (m/f)
The NPI Manager leads the overall industrialization process within Product Development and provides operational excellence know-how in the early phase, to the Technical Function Creation Project, to ensure product design requirements can be realized
NPI Leads are responsible for production and manufacturing releases at suppliers worldwide (globally) during the IPD until the Industrial Release.
With an End 2 End responsibility throughout the product lifecycle, additional tasks are: to ensure continuous documentation compliance, quality improvement and manufacturing flexibility in serial production with good and regular maintenance (incl. new launches and mid-life updates)
Technical education, preferably mechanical/industrial engineering degree
Social skills and experience with bigger and interdisciplinary teams
Fluent English skills
Ability to influence product architecture for optimized industrialization
Ability to optimize the product design for manufacturability (Process FMEA)
Ability to define industrial specifications for tools, molds and key components and review them with manufacturers (DFM/DFA/APQP)
Ability to assess and develop technical capabilities of suppliers (LEAN)
Experiences with Windchill Product Documentation and Change Management
Has wide ranging experience, uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. Has expert level knowledge of company products and services.
Regularly interacts with senior management on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions, and/or customers/suppliers.
Solves complex, abstract problems while balancing resource, schedule and financial factors.
Works on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of technical and manufacturing processes.
Travel-Index: approximately 20%
PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS/ ABILITIES/SKILLS
Entrepreneurial thinking/acting, result-oriented, able to work under pressure
Integral thinking, communicative, open minded
Note Appendix to §9 section 2 General Equal Treatment: The collective minimum salary is equal to € 42.400,-The actual annual income is commensurate with the market, your qualifications, and experience. Additionally, we offer various social benefits.