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Program and New Product Introduction (NPI) Manager

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Program and New Product Introduction Manager Salary: Competitive and based on experience Location: Penang Keywords: Program Management, New Product Introduction, Project Coordination, Cross-functional Team Leadership

Our client is seeking a dedicated and experienced Program and New Product Introduction (NPI) Manager to join their dynamic team. This role offers an exciting opportunity to lead, organise, and coordinate inter-connected projects within a thriving Research and Development department. The successful candidate will have the chance to liaise with cross-functional teams, interact with customers and sales departments, and contribute significantly to the growth of the company. This position is based in the vibrant city of Penang.

What you'll do:

As a Program and NPI Manager, you will be at the heart of our client's Research and Development department. Your primary responsibility will be to schedule, organise, coordinate, and monitor inter-connected projects. You will take the lead in assigning engineering resources to ensure that projects are accomplished in a timely manner. Your role will also involve interacting with customers and sales departments on all aspects of the projects. You will perform business case analyses, develop Gantt charts, lead design phase reviews in collaboration with a cross-functional team, evaluate BOM costings, and organise documentation of all project-related activities.

  • Schedule, organise, coordinate and monitor inter-connected projects
  • Assign engineering resources to accomplish projects in a timely manner
  • Prepare weekly reports for management
  • Interact with customers and sales departments on all aspects of the projects
  • Perform and evaluate business case analyses
  • Develop and control Gantt charts
  • Lead and organise design phase reviews in collaboration with a cross-functional team
  • Evaluate Bill of Materials (BOM) costings and return over investment
  • Organise documentation of all project-related activities

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for the Program and NPI Manager role brings a wealth of experience in program management or similar managerial positions. You have a thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods. You are adept at dealing with complexity and possess top-notch organisational skills. Your strong analytical and diagnostic skills set you apart, and you are proficient in reading and understanding mechanical drawings. You are also proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook, and familiarity with ERP systems such as SAP is a plus.

  • Proven experience as a Program Manager or other managerial positions
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
  • Ability to deal with complexity
  • Top-notch organisational skills and ability to work within processes
  • Strong analytical and diagnostic skills
  • Reading and understanding of mechanical drawings is essential
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook
  • Familiarity with ERP systems such as SAP is preferable

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a leading player in the technology industry, known for its commitment to innovation and excellence. They offer a vibrant and inclusive work environment that values teamwork, creativity, and personal growth. Their employees enjoy a range of benefits including flexible working arrangements, professional development opportunities, and a supportive work culture. This is an exciting opportunity to join a company that truly values its employees and offers them the chance to make a real impact.

What's next:

Ready to take your career to the next level? Don't miss this exciting opportunity!

Apply today by clicking on the link. We look forward to receiving your application!

Do note that we will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted.

Agensi Pekerjaan Robert Walters Sdn Bhd
Business Registration Number : 729828-T
Licence Number : JTKSM 423C

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Engineering & Manufacturing

Focus: Project Management

Industry: Engineering

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Penang

Job Reference: HNGVAL-0F9C41E9

Date posted: 07 June 2024

Consultant: Audrey Ng

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