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Manager - Product Development

Keywords / Skills : "product development", mould, "product design", "mould design", plastics, valves, piping, fitting, gpms, CAD, "technical performance", "product performance"

6 - 12 years
Posted: 2019-06-12

Job Description
Main function of job: 
• Technical responsibility of products produced in Plant

• Maintain and optimize products produced in Production Plant

• Working with Local Product Management/ Production/ Procurement to translate market needs into innovative product offerings and services.

• Test the product range based on product specification.

• Close cooperation with the R&D departments in Shanghai and Schaffhausen

• Support production to ensure quality and competitive costs

• Support PM on technical product information and approvals

Measures of success:

1. Fulfilment of Product Specification

2. Progress of engineering projects

3. Development time [time to market]

4. Scrap rate

5. # of Claims

Main Responsibilities:

• Ensure constant technical performance of the released and produced products

• Re-test products in case of changes in production or logistical issues

• Implementation of the GPMS directives related to Product development

• Accomplish sampling and testing of products

• Regular analysis of products in terms of cost and quality

• Support sales organisation (e.g. in case of claims and approvals)

Duties, Skills and Tasks:

1. Knowledge

• Technical knowledge of the fittings, valves and pipes in plastics

• Product and mould design in plastics

• Process Know how injection moulding and plastic machining

• Application know how (Gas and Water Distribution, Industrial applications)

• Product development process according to GPMS

• 3D-CAD design skills

2. Product Specification

• Transfer the Product Specification in a reliable product design

• Test products against Product Specification and Drawings

3. Product Design

• Based on existing global know how ensure local product engineering and maintenance

• Use 3D and 2D CAD Tools to prepare and maintain documentation

• Create Drawings, BOMs, Instructions and other directives for production

• Conduct Sampling and Testing

• Use templates and other project Management tools according GPMS

4. Support of Production, Procurement and Product Management


• Monitor and review production process, check quality plans and measurements, define corrective actions

• Support productions to reduce costs, increase quality and process stability

• In case of deviations decide on corrective actions and special releases

• Support PM on Complaint Management (technical analysis, reports, on site visits, training)


• Support Procurement in selecting suppliers of components

• Conduct regular audits together with Procurement

• Define quality control of purchased single parts

Product Management

• Create technical documentation on request

• Support PM on technical questions from customers

• Support on approvals

5. Master Data Management

• Ensure that all product data are accurate and up to date

6. Competitor Watch

• Constantly monitor technical performance of competitor product

Qualification – DME with AutoCAD 2D &3D.

Preferred Cos – Mould Making Companies / Auto Ancillary Companies
Experience – 6 -12 yrs.

English Fluency – Must

Good Presentation Skills

The opening is for a Multinational Company based at Ratnagiri, Maharashtra.
Suitable candidates can email your credentials to [HIDDEN TEXT]

About Company

Multinational Company - Client of Balkan HR.
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