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QSC, LLC - NPI Engineer

Posted On: 2017-11-20
Location: Costa Mesa, CA, USA

QSC is seeking an NPI (New Product Introduction) Engineer who will be a key member of a cross-functional team responsible for the introduction of new hardware products into production. He/she will work directly with R&D, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Quality, Production Test, and others to find solutions to most pressing issues reducing time to market and cost of new product introductions while improving quality. A successful NPI engineer; is dynamic, driven, organized and detail oriented; excels in communicates with ease at all levels; thrives in an ambiguous environment and is adept at facilitating actions and resolving conflicts. He/she will demonstrate qualities of a team player whether on Core or Functional team: communicate constructively, demonstrate reliability, be flexible, and show commitment to success of team as a whole. Travel to mainland China, Indonesia and domestic U.S. locations required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Determine new product manufacturing resource requirements, development plans, and introduction schedules. Work with the broader to team to develop, implement and manage detailed new product introduction schedules, plans and budgets.
Provide leadership in defining/communicating requirements early in the NPI cycle.
Coordinate NPI activities, including: quality, supply chain design, product manufacturability & testability, manufacturing cost reduction.
Coordinate activities and document results relating to manufacturing and production test to meet purpose(s) of new product builds.
Manage the stabilization of NPI transitions: evaluate in-process quality data and drive corrective action as required to maximize product manufacturability and to mitigate business risks.

Required skills:

Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes; assembly through test.
Superior problem solving skills: issue identification, problem structuring, analysis, and developing recommendations.
Excellent skills in Excel and PowerPoint.
Working knowledge of FMEA.
Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral.
A “go-getter” - an intrinsic ability to get things done and deliver results.
Strong leadership and presence.

Education and Experience:

The exceptional candidate will possess several of the following:
BS degree in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or equivalent.
Minimum 5+ years experience in an engineering and/or manufacturing environment.
Proven and successful track record with multiple new product introduction projects.
Knowledge and experience with “box” and PCB level products and technology.

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Please mention AES001090 when applying for this position.

About QSC, LLC

1675 MacArthur Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Phone: +1 714 754 6175
Email: Send Email

QSC, LLC, is a globally recognized leader in the design, engineering, and manufacture of award winning high performance audio products including power amplifiers, loudspeakers, digital mixers, digital signal processors (DSP), and the Q-SYS networked audio, video, and control platform. Uniquely leveraging a broad range of technologies located under one roof, QSC products outperform the sum of their parts by delivering reliable, scalable, and flexible solutions for professional installed, portable, production, corporate, and cinema customers worldwide.

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