Our Client is an innovation and quality leader in the animal and farm management spaces well as in the textile management industry.
Our many years of experience in RFID and integrated systems, coupled with our deep understanding of our customers’ operations have made us a leading choice of successful businesses around the globe.
Responsible for the following tasks :
Project management responsibility from the early stage (product requirements definition) to the product freeze, assuring not only a good and reliable product but also an efficient and cost-
effective manufacturability. After the product freeze milestone, he / she will support the production teams (located in the different subsidiaries) for the industrialization of the parts and transfer the knowledge acquired during the development.
Design the product to fulfil the requirements, keeping as objectives the functionality and durability of the device as well as the manufacturability (DFM and DFA proven experience), cost and quality.
The development of new products can either be done internally or with external parties, which could be subsidiaries or subcontractors.
In both cases the candidate will coordinate and manage the project.
During the development phase, the candidate will coordinate the project and interact with the different stakeholders (product management, quality, production, supply chain and purchasing) to guarantee that all aspects of the product have been taken into consideration.
He / she will report the progress with presentations and meeting minutes and will guarantee that the project schedule is maintained.
Product improvement and innovation; he / she will work to improve existing products, in all the different aspects, such as cost reduction, feature improvement or quality improvement.
The candidate will also be responsible, together with the Product management team, to investigate new product ideas and propose innovative products.
During the development of the product, the candidate will perform testing activities and characterization to assure the fulfilment of the requirements and will document this activity with official test report.
Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
Proven experience in the industry for at least y years in the field of product design and development and industrialization
Proven experience in DFM and DFA.
Proven experience in project management at international level
Experience in designing, characterizing and testing plastic products
Expert user of CAD software (SolidWorks preferred)
Experience in injection molding. Over Molding and Insert Molding are considered an advantage
RFID and / or electronic experience is considered an advantage
Confident and able to edit technical reports
Exposure to international environment is a must
Self-motivated, proactive and confident
Ability to independently move projects forward
Good communication skills
Flair for hands-on approach, find pragmatic solutions and problem-solving attitude
Fluent in English is a must, any other European language is well accepted
Working place : Lamone - Switzerland with occasional trips to our sister- companies
Dynamic work environment
International company with excellent reputation
Leading position in our markets on a worldwide level
Opportunity to drive growth and grow with the company