Senior Manager – NPI

from 15 to 25 year(s) of Experience

Job Description

As NPI Leader you will be responsible for the successful execution & delivery of NPI projects (Electronic Assemblies & Box Build Assemblies) in line with our Global Customer expectations.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, able to work well within a cross functional team environment and able to communicate clearly with management, Peers, all stake holders, and customers as well.

What you'll do,

Lead and manage NPI projects and coordinate work of cross-functional project team/s. Motivate and monitor internal and/or external resources to accomplish all tasks and milestones.
  • Build the existing NPI team technical competencies to deliver NPI projects as per schedule & Customer Quality Requirements thus meeting / exceeding Customer expectations.
  • Ensure robust NPI project plans are developed and updated for each NPI project.
  • Take responsibility for ensuring that relevant Gate checklists & reports are completed. Prepare regular updates/reports to update the NPI status to Management
  • Pro-actively drive & manage all technical aspects of project, like new process qualifications, Tester Development, Tooling readiness and ensure these are constantly tracked to minimise any slippages.
  • Work with relevant Cross functions (Supply chain, Manufacturing, Quality, Process & Equipment engineering team) to ensure that the priorities are understood and that capabilities exist across all relevant functions to deliver on time.
  • Ensure transparency around project change requests, unforeseen results/events and identified risks and ensure that they are properly managed and communicated. Ensure that all opportunities are captured and acted upon.
  • Serve as the key contact for stakeholders, and an escalation point for NPI Technical issues. Effectively communicate appropriate information to stakeholders in a timely manner and to achieve desired understanding and support.
  • Allocate NPI resources to work on multiple NPI projects and setting clear priorities when juggling between multiple projects.
  • Engage with Customer on Technical Qualifications / Resolving Technical Issues / Providing value added suggestions / solutions to complex technical problems.
  • Establish / Enhance NPI systems and processes to continuously improve the NPI team performance and deliver world class NPI experience to customers.

Required Candidate profile

Who you are
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
  • 15+ years of experience in Electronics Manufacturing Industry of which 10+ years of proven ability to manage Cross Functional Teams & Multiple NPI Projects at the same time.
  • Self-motivated, able to take the initiatives / decisions on resolving critical Technical issues during NPI phase
  • Good communication skills – able to express opinions/judgements clearly, make presentations and communicate confidently with customer.
  • Presents complex problems succinctly.
  • Motivate, influence and coach others to sets high standards regarding the work ethics and inspires others to achieve the stretch goals / customer requirements

Key Skills

Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above


UG:B.Tech/B.E. - Any Specialization

PG:MBA/PGDM - Any Specialization, M.Tech - Any Specialization, Electronics/Telecommunication, Production/Industrial, MS/M.Sc(Science) - Any Specialization, Electronics

Company Profile

Centum Electronics Limited

Centum Electronics is leading ESDM (Electronics System Design & Manufacturing) Indian Multinational Company that offers Mission Critical design, development & manufacturing of customized system/subsystem solutions for high-reliability applications for global customers in Aerospace, Industrial, Medical, and Transportation domain.

The Electronics Manufacturing Services business unit addresses high-technology high-complexity products in the aerospace, industrial, medical and telecommunications segments. The offerings include Line Replaceable Units (LRUs), system integration, PCBA, test, environmental screening and repair & return services. This team also provides mechanical solutions to various requirements in the field of plastics and sheet metal for the industrial customers.

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Functional Area:

Engineering Design, R&D

Role Category:



Product Development Manager

Employment Type:

Full Time, Permanent