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Director, NPI

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH97784
  • Location: England, West Midlands, Coventry
  • Sector: Senior Management, Automotive
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 01/11/2016
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NPI Director

Business Sector: Management Consultancy
Role: Full Time / Perm Role
Competitive salary and package, dependent on experience


Reporting to the CEO, this individual will be responsible for all New Product Introduction related business.

You will be a passionate and respected expert in NPI, holding at least 10 years' experience in managing and delivering new products into production; ideally within a complex engineered goods sector (i.e. industrial products, aerospace or automotive).

This individual will have responsibility in providing technical leadership and full end-to-end ownership of the NPI area of expertise for the business. The individual will be accountable for leading the development of knowledge and expertise to establish the business as a market leading NPI consultancy & training provider.

As a nationally recognised SME, you will promote the wider business through professional presentations, seminars, white papers and workshops.

The NPI Director will additionally play a pivotal role in the development of new and existing client relationships, assisting in the preparation of bids, proposals and tenders and driving and delivering sales.


*A minimum of 5 years' experience in a Management / Senior Management position at a complex engineered goods business (i.e. industrial products, aerospace or automotive).
*Good working knowledge of tools including APQP, PPAP, PFMEA, DFMEA, QFD
*Manufacturing feasibility
*Detailed knowledge in at least several areas of the following: master scheduling / production planning / inventory planning and management / NPI process structure / programme feasibility / product and process validation / product & process definition / supplier management / product and process development tools / manufacturing readiness
*Programme Management certification

Desirable Skills:

*Previous consulting experience
*Coaching experience and/or certification
*Background or experience around B2B sales

All applicants must already hold the right to live and work within the United Kingdom, and all relevant applications will be answered within 5 working days.

For more information about this role please contact our Manchester office