NPI & Production Engineer

  • Location
    Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Salary
    £ 35000 - £ 45000 / Year
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Engineering
  • External Reference
    JN-042022-246470
  • Category
    Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Mechanical Engineering

** CANDIDATES MUST BE ALREADY LOCAL TO BASINGSTOKE **



An Exciting Opportunity to join a globally recognised Specialist Electronics company.


You will be working in a diverse and inclusive team as a Hardware Engineer


Clean and modern facilities with free parking, a canteen, local amenities and even an outdoor picnic area for those sunny days ahead!


NPI and Production Engineer



  • Build effective working relationships with internal and external customers

  • Designs, develops and maintains the mechanical portion of products, meeting product and project requirements, in close collaboration with the other disciplines and functions

  • Fabricate or assemble mechanical, electrical, or pneumatic components or assemblies

  • Assists in identifying product requirements and risks and in defining risk control plans

  • Develops and maintains mechanical layouts which may include 3D models and drawings using the CAD system, develops and maintains the bill of materials

  • Designs and builds prototypes and associated fabrication and test tooling

  • Participates in technical reviews of requirements, risks, designs, product files and other artefacts

  • Designing assembly and test tooling/fixtures, procurement coordination and validation of designs

  • Providing technical support to the production floor

  • Supporting all aspects of pre-production and post-launch production through to project close out



  • Select electromechanical equipment, materials, components, or systems to meet functional and quality specifications

  • Customer focused Engineer looking after all engineering activities to introduce, update and maintain products

  • Finding the best suitable materials & alternatives to be used for product assembly

  • Facilitating Process, Quality, and Cycle Time/UPH improvement, involving representatives from other departments to promote teamwork and awareness

  • Assembly monitoring to minimise downtime in order to successfully meet OTIF/ turnaround

  • Contributing to process mapping activities to identify manufacturing risks and optimise build/test processes

  • Contributing to process mapping activities to identify manufacturing risks and optimise build/test processes

  • Carrying out post build reviews to document all key elements that lead to the success and/or lessons learnt during the assembly of the new product and hand-over

  • Identifying design faults and raising suggestions through DFX Analysis

  • Promoting continuous improvement and Quality Awareness

  • Implementing best known methods and fool-proof solutions

  • Yield / DPM analysis



  • Liaising with Project Management, R&D, account management and planning and devising plans to achieve the target turn around on first time builds (new product and newly introduced legacy products)



NPI & Production Processes & Quality Systems



  • Owning NPI, Change notes and supporting ongoing production for own customer

  • Owning product process and quality

  • Owning process design

  • Providing process work instructions and visual aids



  • Being the technical lead for contract reviews / production readiness reviews / build reviews



  • Responding to production and customer technical queries

  • Provide engineering support for returned material reviews / concession applications

  • Providing process flow lines / throughput management

  • Interacting with and liaising with customers

  • Supporting cell design to follow specified process flows/routines



Change Management



  • Reviewing and embodying concessions / emails / engineering change notes

  • Implementing change notes - production documentation and programming changes

  • Amending process routing

  • Defining rework loops / additional material review



  • Processing work instructions review

  • Reviewing Standard Operating Procedures

  • Reviewing and verifying changes to relevant processes and procedures

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