New Product Introduction Engineer - NPI Engineer


Mechanical Engineering







Work city:

Ely, Cambridgeshire

Work start:



£ salary to attract the best plus an excellent benefits package including pension, health care, 25 days holiday and more

Job opportunities:


This exciting opportunity for a New Product Introduction (NPI) Engineer is for a dedicated, detailed, passionate, positive, and all-round engineer with skills and experience in electro-mechanical manufacturing product launches. You will work in close collaboration with the design engineers to successfully transition prototypes into tested and proven manufactured products for market launch.

As a strong team player, you will work closely with design, production, and quality to resolve issues, realising effective solutions. In this fantastic team working environment, you can develop in-depth skills in design, jigs and tools, assembly techniques, measuring systems and through the training offered, further opportunities across manufacturing in the business, channelling your constructive and valued engineering contribution.


As the NPI Engineer you will be:

• Coordinating activities to transfer new products into production

• Inspect and evaluate first production batch parts (First Article Inspections) using various metrology techniques

• Liaise with design, R&D purchasing and quality to ensure components comply

• Support engineering with prototype build and characterization, measuring, recording, and reviewing results, design and manufacture jigs to improve consistency

• Build the pre-production batch and highlight any design issues, 

• Validate BOM’s, create SOP’s, update the MRP system, train production personnel and support once in production if issues occur

• Conduct mechanical tests and analyse results, feeding back improvement ideas and solutions


Required skills and qualities of the NPI Engineer:

• A Bachelors Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Manufacturing Engineering qualification or equivalent 

• Experience in electro-mechanical engineering manufacturing assembly techniques taking new products through to successful market release

• Able to read and interpret CAD engineering drawings, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and test results with the ability to problem solve and resolve effectively

• Knowledge of testing techniques for mechanical / electrical / electronic products

• Strong communication, time management, multi-tasking skills and able to work within the multi-disciplined team. Sound working knowledge of MS Office 


About the NPI Engineer opportunity: 

This successful business is expanding and with a very forward-thinking management culture, they develop and produce technically advanced products supplied around the world to discerning clients.  With strong core values they support and develop their staff to achieve amazing results, building on the knowledge that you bring.

Hours 08:00 – 16:30 Monday – Friday

Salary and benefits: ££ industry attractive and great benefits package including 25 days holiday; contributed pension scheme; Life Cover; Private Health Care; Child Care Vouchers; Income Protection and much more

Actively interviewing for a new NPI Engineer and ready to hire in NOW so send your CV using the links provided, thank you. Or contact Deborah on 07766 56 26 43 | 01284 700323

Key Words: New Product Introduction Engineer | Manufacturing Engineer | Development Engineer | Process Engineer | Industrial Engineer | NPI | Metrology | CAD | FAIRS | 

You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this role.

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