NPI Engineering Manager

Exeter, NH

Posted: 04/11/2022 Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -022022-14118

Job Description

NPI Engineering Manager

Location: Exeter, NH
Industry: Manufacturing/Firearms
Employment Type: Permanent Placement

  • Requires a minimum of 5 years of directly related experience with a bachelor s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Thorough knowledge of NPI, procurement, sourcing, and supplier management
  • Manufacturing engineering and supplier quality experience related to CNC machining.
  • Practical manufacturing machining experience preferred
  • Project Management
  • Act as the sourcing lead in all New Product Introduction project meetings for assigned projects.
  • Primary liaison between Sig Sauer and our suppliers during the NPI process.
  • Provide regular updates on assigned projects to the Sr. Manager of Global Sourcing.
  • Analyze/provide initial cost estimates for assigned projects (capital and components).
  • Complete NPI risk assessment for suppliers, new technology, sole sourced parts, and EOL (end of life) components.
  • Assist with negotiation of tooling agreements and ensure suppliers provide best pricing and delivery schedules.
  • Facilitate orders for tooling, services, and prototype parts.
  • Manage tooling schedules and expedite as needed with suppliers to support the NPI project timeline.
  • Coordinate tooling modifications between engineering and suppliers.
  • Proactively drive costs out of the project and identify cost risks (both for development and after release to production).
  • Works closely with Design Engineers to align activities to the commodity specific strategic strategy.
  • Facilitate orders for all components needed to complete first article submission builds.


Keyword: Design engineer, engineering, testing, GD&T, R&D, Mechanical, Design, solidworks, CAD, PLM, Agile, manufacturing, NPI, new product introduction, design, project management,

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