Engineering & Manufacturing

NPI Engineering Manager

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: Car & Competitive Package
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job Ref: ETJE-36531
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Jack Heffren

Jack Heffren

01709 723 248 / 07715 316 790

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Job Description


Elevation Recruitment Group are delighted to be retained as the recruitment partner of Orchid Orthopedic Solutions as they seek to appoint a NPI Engineering Manager, based at their UK office in Sheffield. This exciting opportunity will be both challenging and rewarding and will play an integral role in the growth of the business.

Employing approximately 2,000 people across the Globe, Orchid Orthopedic Solutions is a worldwide leader in design and manufacturing for the orthopedic and medical device markets, including joint reconstruction, spine, trauma, sports medicine, extremities and dental. Orchid provides expertise in design and development, quality and regulatory support, implant manufacture, advanced machining, plastics technology, instrument manufacturing, implant coatings, surface treatments, and packaging services. With 14 world-class facilities located around the globe, Orchid continues to provide others an opportunity to live a better life through the products, services, and the way the company conducts business.

Supporting the wider engineering & NPI needs of the business, you will have day to day management responsibility for a varied technical engineering team, strategic NPI input and cross-functional liaison with production, quality, operations, process engineering and CI.

The NPI Engineering Managers duties and responsibilities will include:

• Mentoring and leading engineers to maintain a launch of new products through the full development cycle from conception to completion
• Engaging and developing the department through proven leadership techniques and the delivery of team/personalised KPI's (constructing training/development plans)
• Working cross functionally with production, operations, quality, technical and CI to deliver NPI goals in line with launch plans
• Complete the hand-over to production after delivering a proven robust manufacturing process where appropriate for NPDI projects.
• Providing expertise gained from a deep-rooted understanding of engineering and NPI principles
• Adding further structure, systems, procedures, and protocols to the current engineering set up
• Participate in the process FMEA sessions with the relevant teams where appropriate
• Responsible for the management and development of a selection of technical teams
• Support and apply lean tools and techniques to develop and improve processes

We are very keen to speak to you if you have the following skills and experience:

• A highly experienced manager with a background in leading technical / NPI projects & teams
• Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline or a recognised engineering apprenticeship
• Significant experience in NPI Project Management
• Very good working knowledge of manufacturing, ideally with casting, forging and/or machining engineering experience
• Experience of working within a highly regulated industry
• Green Belt Six Sigma / strong understanding of Lean Manufacturing

Elevation Engineering & Manufacturing is a specialist recruitment consultancy dealing with engineering, technical and operational positions in Yorkshire and the surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.

To apply for this position please send your application or call Jack Heffren on 07715316790 for more information.
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This vacancy is managed by:

Jack Heffren

Jack Heffren

01709 723 248 / 07715 316 790

[email protected]

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