Design& Product Development Manager

Key Responsibilities:
Strategy and Development:
Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice, engineering vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance
Ability to capture and specify the design requirements and the development and validation needed to deliver successful systems, products and components to meet/exceed the customers specifications
General and Task Management:
Product Design & Development of offshore products
Expert at planning and prioritising engineering activities and resources in order to get project completed in cost effective and timely manner
Proficient in Auto CAD & Solid works simulation, ANSYS & Oracle Flex, Apex.
Validate Structural FEA Reports
Approval of Construction / Shop & Mold drawings
Responsible for managing Product Life Cycle (Design, Engineering Manufacturing)
Monitor QA/QC process to ensure product safety
Vendor Management & Development
Developing Engineering teams into effective and proactive unit
Providing regular direction & coaching to team members
Project Cost Estimation (Material Procurement, Fabrication, Commissioning &Technical Submission)
Lead the team to create a range of 3D models for a number of proposal/ production and development systems, products, and components using CAD
Responsibility for the management of all Design activities including Request for Quotations (RFQs), Design freeze / release, Design Failure Mode Effect Analysis (DFMEA), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Design Verification/Product Validation (DV & PV) testing and Computer-aided engineering (CAE)
Present design, costs, changes and budgetary information effectively to senior board members and customers and provide regular progress updates
Liaise closely with all departments to fully understand design requirements
Respond to Requests for Quotation (RFQs) from the Sales team
Create initial feasibility studies Conceptualise new designs and design revisions, Create detailed costed design blueprints
Provide support to production to improve lead times, Improve reliability performance to reduce or eliminate warrantable issues in the field
Design in-line with UK/EC/International standards and legislation
Analyse issues to resolve issues, for example stresses, using tools such as Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
Drive forward product development, innovation and think outside the box to generate engineering advantage for customers, thinking creatively to develop new/improved solutions
Identify and implement design improvements (functionality, cost, design for manufacture)
Report on achievement of targets and identify any actions required
Assign engineering resources to New Product Development (NPD) and technology projects and strategy
Manage the design and development team to produce a range of concept design schemes for new products as well as updating existing product designs for a number of automotive customers
Motivate and coach the team to operational success
Lead the team in new product development projects
Provide technical expertise to the team
Stay current and up to date on any technology changes that may affect engineering design and development and advise others of any impact
Contribute to new business initiatives and projects and review and communicate the impact on engineering activities
Basic knowledge of rubber with shrinkage
Assist Senior Management in ensuring effective relationships with client businesses through maintaining an appropriate technical interface between engineering design and customers.

Employer: Lion Rubber Industries Pvt. Ltd.
Salary: ₹ 3,00,000 - 6,00,000 P.A.
Industry: Chemicals, PetroChemical, Plastic, Rubber
Location: Mumbai Suburbs

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