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New Product Introduction (NPI) Project Engineer & Buyer

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com.


Job Title: New Product Introduction (NPI) Project Engineer & Buyer – Collegno, Italy 


Job Overview
As a NPI Project Engineer & Buyer you will be a core team member NPI (Manufacturing/Procurement). You will represent the function of CTM NPI in development of new projects in terms of processes and related tools and components. Dealing with end-to-end procurement and tool and process management responsibility for type II projects from the sourcing process until SOP. 


Job Responsibilities
•    Representing the function of CTM NPI in the interdisciplinary Core Team (Regional and Global, with Business, Engineering, Finance, and Quality) in development process of new products and processes, provide outputs and deliverables according LEANPD
•    Overall coordination of the complete manufacturing processes (molds / dies / assembly / supplied components & processes), which can be at internal suppliers or at external suppliers 
•    Support of PFMEA & manufacturing risk analysis with focus on the overall process together with AQE 
•    Support in making up feasibility commitments towards the customer
•    First assessment of tool related requirements and concepts, including voice of customer and operations
•    Detailed alignment with all competencies for project specific specifications for internal and external needs
•    Supplier-and sub supplier sourcing responsibility (Pre- and post- RFQ) in alignment with the commodities
•    Prepare calculation input for finance: gather all process related technical inputs (cycle times, number of cavities, efficiency, number of operators needed, invest needed (CAPEX), hours manufacturing needed, change over times, lot sizes), so that Finance can create the P&L (Profit & Loss Calculation) and CER (Capital Expenditure Request)
•    Tool and equipment orders: support LOI, LON, PR, PO, WBS, DIS
•    Follow up the timing of all the toolings & components: create a project plan for all processes & components due to TE related and customer timelines
•    Organization of master sample parts and sampling runs remotely and on-site if needed
•    Change management procedure: support and investigate TE internal & customer change wishes regarding impacts on time to market, cost and quality 
•    Transfer new products and processes to manufacturing: plan the ramp up with operations already in an early phase


Industrial Master, Bachelor or Master of Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
Branch of studies / experience: tooling or molding, stamping, assembly processes


Key Requirements
•    1-3 years engineering in automotive, preferably process or product engineering or manufacturing engineering of electronic or electromechanical components
•    Broad technical understanding and experience in tooling/ molding/ assembly and stamping processes
•    5+ years experience in automotive business
•    Expertise in Project management 
•    Expertise in procurement competencies is preferable
•    Excellent analysis and problem solving skills, good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to multi-tasking
•    Fluent English at negotiation level, other languages are a plus
•    Basic knowledge automotive standards (APQP, IATF 16949)
•    Experience in working with multicultural and cross functional groups
•    Knowledge of injection molding tooling and thermoplastic molding
•    Plus: experience in stamping / plating / assembly or electronics
•    Negotiation skills 
•    Ability to demonstrate strong customer focus and continuous improvement attitude
•    Knowledge of SAP and Microsoft Office



Core Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation


We are an Equal Opportunities Employer



State:  TO
Country/Region:  IT
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  77790
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

Job Segment: Project Engineer, Procurement, Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Electrical, Engineering, Operations

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