Lead Engineer NPI.
Job DescriptionThe RoleManage and lead the NPI Field Service team to drive improvements on serviceability and design throughout the product development process that impact field operations. Managing complex multi-phase commercialisation projects and developing best in class tools and techniques which support the product development process. Working with and influencing functional work stream managers and technology groups throughout Vacuum Technique to develop tools and technologies that will assist in bringing products to market rapidly with world class serviceability and customer satisfaction.This role includes management and leadership of a small global team positioned within the regional Product Companies which provide support for field service readiness during developing and launch of new products. Managing all aspects of the NPI program and engineering solutions to satisfy internal and external customers' expectations and to ensure VOC, safety & compliance deliverables are achieved on time.This role will primarily be based in the UKGlobal travel between your office based in Burgess Hill, West Sussex and customer sites will be required based on project requirements (Estimated 20% Travel, when required).Management and leadership of a high performing global team, together with coaching and development skills required to meet current and future business needs.Monitor status of key project parameters (e.g. progress against schedule, budgets, risk status) and preparation of reports for the business in a format appropriate for audiences, including senior management.Influencing and proposing new methodologies to manage change within the NPI process and embed new technologies and optimise field service effectiveness.Communicate and influence workstream owners on program definition and deliverables to enable key aspects of field operations to be acknowledged within the PCP processMain ResponsibilitiesAccountable for all NPI deliverables r...