Design Transfer Lead
Job Description Summary
Manages through subordinate supervisors in full the NPI related processes, with full responsibility for results, including costs, methods and staffing. Has budget responsibility.
Defines the short-term product introduction policy within the constraints of the industrial strategy. Arranges programs, projects, goals, and metrics to lead the NPI organization.
Prepares product introduction operation and investment plans. Executes plan to reduce costs. Supervises, selects, develops, coaches and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient new product introduction.
Gains cooperation of others. Provides direct supervision to professional individual contributors and/or skilled, support individual contributors.
Recommends changes to policies and establishes procedures that affect immediate organization(s).
Frequently interacts with subordinate supervisors, customers, and/or functional peer group managers, normally involving matters between functional areas.
Experience & Background, Knowledge, aptitude
Electronics/ Electrical engineering with 7-10 years of experience.
Hands on design and development experience.
Hands on experience in designing product/ module test fixtures (functional test fixtures, ICTs etc) for complex PCBAs.
Strategic Mindset, able to connect with the big picture.Good to have: experience in firmware development. Experience in transitioning designs to EMS and driving multi- vendor, multi board product integrations.
Serve as a Core team member on New Product Development projects as a design transfer representative.
Responsible for product metrics like FPY, product cost, product reliability, Lead teams to work closely with various functional areas and properly transfer new products into manufacturing.
Hands on experience to drive risk management to transfer products to manufacturing.
Provide expertise in project planning and timeline development & management.
Act as liaison between Operations and R&D. Report to stakeholders and upper management about progress and any necessary modifications of plans.
Leads/ participates with supplier for development of test fixtures, module test development.