NPI Manufacturing Manager

Manufacturing Shenzhen, China Suzhou City, Jiangsu


Description

Position at Logitech

The Role:
The NPI Manufacturing Manager is responsible for driving manufacturing strategies and solutions and in partnership with the business group and engineering organizations that directly impact final product cost, quality and delivery of new products.  We are seeking a manufacturing manager with experience in NPI projects across value chain strategy, DFM, FMEA, CIP, lean manufacturing, value engineering, and process development expertise.

Your Contribution: 
Be Yourself. Be Open. Stay Hungry and Humble. Collaborate. Challenge. Decide and just Do. These are the behaviors you’ll need for success at Logitech. In this role you will: 
• Drive early and on-going operations involvement to ensure new products are designed for manufacturability and propose alternative manufacturing approaches
• Working with Product Marketing and Engineering to embed and optimize best practices enabling more efficient operations and supply chain processes
• Lead operational team on mechanical and CMF advanced manufacturing study
• Interface with engineering teams on new and sustaining product process and value engineering improvements

• Develop NPI product value chain (make vs buy) and supply chain strategy
• Initiate, lead and drive CIP activities pertaining to lean manufacturing, cycle time, and process improvements
• Drive cross-functional teams to develop launch FMEA risk assessment and proactively manages mitigation and contingency plans
• Ensure NPI quality and supply chain readiness
• Represent operations on engineering, product marketing, and program management teams and facilitate crisis escalation
• Perform product teardown analysis to drive DfC, cost reduction CIP, and component cost benchmarking


Key Qualifications:
For consideration, you must bring the following minimum skills and behaviors to our team:
• 8+ years of experience in high tech, consumer manufacturing environment including factory leadership experience
• A proven cross functional leader who has demonstrated the ability to influence across the organization
• Ability to promote change and innovation by developing creative manufacturing processes
• Design for Manufacturability expert with a proven track record of delivering improvements in efficiency, quality, costs, and product launch predictability
• Experience in FMEA and lean manufacturing tools
• Excellent verbal and written communication and facilitation skills
• BS/MS in Engineering, preferably Mechanical Engineering
• Fluent in Mandarin and English is required



Logitech is the sweet spot for people who are passionate about products, making a mark, and having fun doing it. As a company, we're small and flexible enough for every person to take initiative and make things happen. But we're big enough in our portfolio, and reach, for those actions to have a global impact. That's a pretty sweet spot to be in and we're always striving to keep it that way.

“All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.”
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