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The New Product Introduction Project Engineer is responsible for supporting the development of new processes and carrying out each trial exactly to the established product specification. This includes managing the program from early prototype builds through to the launch of the production line.

The primary role of the Project Engineer will be to test and validate systems and parts involved in product development and manufacturing in order to ensure products are of the highest quality. To support this, the Project Engineer will also establish validation standards, develop testing protocols, prepare equipment, document test results and maintain records. The Project Engineer will identify, report, and adjust equipment or processes that require improvement.


Lead and conduct manufacturing line trials for new products and processes
Manage quality assurance and procedures by testing and validating systems and parts; Assist in establishing and implementing new validation standards, and procedures
Conduct Trial Preparation: Ensure part availability, line readiness, and pre-requisite data obtained and consolidated
Complete Trial Report: Document observations, analysis, and results, Make recommendations as needed and drive solutions. Record all issues found during trials and help drive to closure
Manage Trial Recovery: Ensure manufacturing lines are validated and/or restored to prior condition post-trial(s). Evaluate the success of each trial (yield, downtime, cost, safety, etc.)
Serve as subject matter expert (SME) on trials to ensure proper validation procedures are followed
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to evaluate the best processes roll-out
Track all trial details in PCA tracking system for approvals
Participate in and provide feedback in change control meetings

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Mechanical, Electrical, or Manufacturing Engineering, and/or evidence of exceptional experience.
3-5 years working in a manufacturing environment
Skillful with electrical and computer-based tools, including precision measuring equipment, electrical test equipment, and computer databases
Experience with semi-automated manufacturing equipment a plus
Understands and appropriately applies principles, procedures, requirements, and policies related to specialized projects
Excellent written and verbal skills; Ability to communicate across cultures and geographic regions
Proven ability to operate under pressure with rigid time constraints
Can track and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment, occasionally requiring extended hours
Can work closely with cross-functional departments
Have an aptitude to learn and incorporate new technologies
Ability to identify issues and make corrective measures to resolve
Writes in a clear, concise, and organized manner for the intended audience
Able to lift 30-50 pounds


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