Senior NPI Engineer

Costa Mesa, CA 07/10/2019
The NPI (New Product Introduction) Engineer will be a key member of a cross-functional team responsible for the introduction of new products into production. He/she will work directly with R&D, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Quality, Production Test, and others to find solutions to most pressing issues reducing time to market and cost of new product introductions while improving quality. A successful NPI engineer; is dynamic, driven, organized and detail oriented; excels in communicates with ease at all levels; thrives in an ambiguous environment and is adept at facilitating actions and resolving conflicts. He/she will demonstrate qualities of a team player whether on Core or Functional team: communicate constructively, demonstrate reliability, be flexible, and show commitment to success of team as a whole. Domestic and international travel is required.


•Collaborate with product development and operations teams to ensure effective transfer of products from concept to production. •Work closely with Quality, Test, Manufacturing, Service and Compliance to develop, implement and manage detailed new product introduction schedules, plans and budgets. •Support the development of new products and drive design for manufacturing excellence. Design for x (DFx): DFM, DFR, DFT, DFC etc. •Lead prototype builds. •Ensure completion and timely submission of deliverables from the CM/JDM/ODM partners. •Improve manufacturing operations processes and actively increase efficiency, reduce cost and increase manufacturing yields. •Drive the evaluation and enhancement of the product qualification process with the goal of releasing zero design defects to production. •Debug complex system level problems, drive root cause analysis and create corrective action plans.


•BS degree in Engineering or equivalent. •Minimum 5+ years of experience in NPI or Manufacturing Engineering. •Proven and successful track record with multiple new product introduction projects. •Preferred technical experience in Audio Amplifiers.