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TT Electronics Sr. New Product Introduction Engineer Lead in Olathe, Kansas

Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well! With approximately 5000 colleagues we operate from 28 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organization.

TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defense markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.

TT Electronics’ Olathe, Kansas facility, is an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of custom magnetic products and assemblies. The Olathe-based site has 65 years’ experience in the design and development of unique harsh-environment solutions for mission-critical applications.

Our dedicated teams are driven by collaboration and innovation to deliver engineering-led products supporting key applications including power conversion, actuation and control systems where our solutions support a broad range of globally recognized major aerospace and defense platforms across air, land and sea.


The primary responsibility of the NPI Engineer is to manage the introduction of new product launches from our design engineering team into our manufacturing facility. Using proven methodologies, processes, and practices it will be the responsibility of this individual to work very closely with Supply Chain, Quality, Design Engineering, and Business Development teams, to implement effective, on-time product launches.

Reporting to the NPI Engineering Manager for the site, the NPI Engineer collaborates with multiple cross functional teams throughout the organization to ensure that all stated NPI goals and objectives are achieved.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leads selected NPI efforts to ensure a smooth transition of stated requirements and deliverables from design engineering development to production.

  • Maintains, and reports on NPI metrics relating to stated Goals and Objectives.

  • Ensures that processes and techniques employed are lean, reliable, and cost effective, supportive of LEAN/CI manufacturing principles and optimization of process/product flow.

  • Completes timely reviews of requirements of new designs during the engineering and manufacturing development phases; communicate feedback to design engineering and ensure feedback is addressed.

  • Ensures that Design and Manufacturability requirements are met during the new product development phase.

  • Completes all phase deliverables for NPI schedule, ensuring manufacturing operational needs and requirements are considered throughout the project.

  • Provides inputs regarding best assembly and test practices during product development phase with a view to ensuring the scalability of Production to meet growth estimates.

  • Provides input on / collaborates on capacity and equipment requirements based upon new product forecast, growth estimates and current capacity utilization to ensure the successful transition to Full Rate Production.

  • Collaborates closely with Manufacturing Engineering, Production and Quality.

Core Requirements

  • 3-5 years’ experience in an NPI role in a manufacturing environment with electro/mechanical products, preferable in aerospace and defense environments.

  • Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple, simultaneous projects and priorities.

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, effective communicator at all organizational levels.

  • Highly organized, superb attention to detail, capable of multi-tasking and following through on tasks to completion.

  • Possess strong communication skills (both written and verbal), able to interact with all stakeholders and act as a professional representative of the corporation.

  • This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Desireable Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant Engineering discipline, BSEE or BSME preferred.

  • Eagerness to operate in a dynamic fast paced environment with an ability to drive change.

  • Good understanding and ability to apply various Quality tools such as APQP, PPAP, PFMEA, SPC.

  • Proficient in MS Office, MS Project or Smartsheet, and Epicor ERP

  • Commitment to work with a hands-on approach in a team atmosphere is required.

Solving Technology Challenges for a Sustainable World

We want the very best people in our TT family across the globe – so we welcome applications from everyone, to celebrate a diverse mix of experiences, backgrounds and identities. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all and you can rest assured that TT Electronics takes positive steps to ensure we are an inclusive business, that will welcome and support you, from your initial application to wherever your career takes you! Please get in touch if you’d like to discuss any reasonable adjustments to your application, in order that we can accommodate and support you in the process. If you want to work for a company where who you are is valued and respected, we’d love to hear from you.

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Requisition ID: 2022-4372

Seniority Level: Associate

External Company Name: TT Electronics plc

External Company URL: http://www.ttelectronics.com/

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