STRATEGIC PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Recruiter
Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies
Location
Plymouth
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Aug 2017
Expires
01 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary:Leads product development projects and much more.STRATEGIC PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Ihre Aufgaben
-With nominal guidance from Director, develops and researches new technologies for sealing applications-Participates as a team member on various product development projects-Leads product development projects, overseeing timing, resources and technical progress in accordance to the TIP / PDP development process-Consideration of commercial impact during whole product development process-Conducts project alignment meetings with representatives from Sales, Engineering Managers, Technical Directors and LC/Division Management, etc.-Participates in conducting failure analysis of various sealing products and become a go-to expert in current sealing technologies. Performs tools (i.e. DFMEA, VA/VE) in Lean systems environment-Utilizes and directs off site engineering office for all CAD and routine FEA / CFD analyses required in the course of the projects-Generates necessary test requests and oversees their timely completion and supports testing-Originates, and leads the design and implementation of unique tests in order to develop innovative sealing technologies and products-Writes technical reports and maintains proper documentation-Writes and presents technical papers and presentations internally and externally-Archives his knowledge and expertise and shares it with FST colleagues
Unsere Erwartungen
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:-Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent International degrees-Strong desire and aptitude to become an expert in development and research of products made of elastomers and metal / plastic / elastomer composites, such as dynamic seals, gaskets, vibration isolation components, elastomeric bearings, etc.-Strong analytical skills, capable of working in cross-functional team environment and willing to challenge existing practices-Project Management experience and software skills-Good verbal and written communication skills-Good interpersonal skills-Customer service oriented philosophyPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:-Additional advanced degrees in Mechanical Engineering or other Engineering disciplines- 5 years of experience in product design and engineering with rubber- 5 years of experience in product development and project management-Knowledge and experience in dynamic and static sealing design and application-Familiarity with computer-aided engineering tools and analysis tools-Preferably knowledge and experience in sealing technologiesInternal applicants: Please complete a self nomination form and send to your Division HR Lead, along with a copy of your resume. You can get a Self Nomination form from your Human Resources department. Agencies / Direct Placement: Freudenberg-NOK (FNST) has a team of dedicated recruiters who are responsible for all hiring needs within FNST. Our practice is to partner and work with our approved vendors only and on an as needed basis. FNST has identified and finalized our list of preferred vendors for the calendar year and the review process has been closed. We do not accept resumes from recruiting agencies that are not a preferred vendor, have not been authorized or approved by Corporate Recruiting to partner on a position and have not signed FNST's vendor agreement. Any resumes submitted from unapproved vendors will be considered unsolicited, and FNST will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. As a condition of employment, the incumbent shall learn, abide by and sponsor the Guiding Principles of the Freudenberg Group.

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