NPI (New Product Introduction) Engineer

Job Description

Change the future with us.

We are looking for dedicated and talented people who tackle ever-changing challenges, customer needs, and questions from colleagues with clever concepts and creativity.  We embrace change and work with curious minds re-inventing the future of work.  Join us and let us focus together on what’s truly important: making lives better with new ideas and the latest technology around the world.

Why you’ll love working for Siemens!
  • Freedom and a healthy work- life balance– Embrace our flexible work environment with flex hours, telecommuting and digital workspaces. 
  • Solve the world’s most significant problems – Be part of exciting and innovative projects. 
  • Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, cutting edge technological environment. 
  • Opportunities to advance your career and mentorship programs on a local and global scale.
  • Competitive total rewards package.
  • Profit sharing available.
  • Rewarding vacation entitlement with the opportunity to buy and sell your vacation depending on your lifestyle. 
  • Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education, access to technology and sustaining communities and make a positive impact on the community.  
  • Participate in our celebrations, social events and offsite business events.
  • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them!
  • Employee perks and discounts.
  • Diversity and inclusivity focused. 

Siemens is proud to be an eight-time award winner of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers 2018 and Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2019.

Are you interested in working on designing and bringing new products to life? We are looking for a NPI (New Product Introduction) Engineer to join our team! As NPI Engineer, you will work alongside NPI Project Managers, R&D (Research & Development) team and Quality Engineers on new product releases and supporting legacy product projects. This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to bring innovation to life.

What will you do?
  • Support PCB (Printed Circuit Board) vendors and Electronics Contract Manufacturing on all DFM (Design for Manufacturing) and outstanding issues and questions
  • Support metal shops die-cast sheet metal and extrusion in all issues and questions related to the mechanical design and production
  • NPI product transition from Development to Manufacturing Sales and Support
  • Demonstrate program management skills working in production and contract manufacturing environment according to ISO9000 documentation standards
  • Continuous Process Improvement DFX (Design for Excellence) and Design for Manufacturability; Design for Test and Defect Reduction
  • Establish proficient NPI processes at the Contract Manufacturing to ensure timely Build Test Shipments of new products to meet Prototype Pilot and Production standards
  • Review and approve SMT (Surface-Mount Technology) and Wave profiles at the Contract Manufacturing
  • Work with RD to provide feedback on DFX and participate in design reviews
  • Participate in developing test strategies using test methodology at PCBAs and system levels debugging troubleshooting 
  • Actively involved with Quality team in resolving any quality issues and address challenges at Contract Manufacturing 
  • Support RMA-CAR (Return Merchandise Authorization and Corrective Action Request) process; analyze and drive continuous improvement projects based on outgoing quality metrics during Prototype and Pre-production phases
  • Work on defect reduction process improvements and quality assurance projects as part of product release to production
  • Create product assembly documentation; work on new product process development and maintain new products release documentations
What will you need to succeed?
  • Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline or equivalent experience 
  • Minimum 5-8 years’ experience in electronics manufacturing/operations preferably in the networking or electronics manufacturing industry
  • In depth knowledge of manufacturing processes including SMT through-hole technology and box build assembly
  • In-depth knowledge of PCB / PCBA manufacturing process, including protective coating application (Conformal Coating, Potting) 
  • In-depth knowledge of mechanical parts manufacturing process
  • ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) and MRP (Material Requirements Planning); Planning systems knowledge
  • Ability to create influential relationships with contract manufacturers
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; attention to detail is critical
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work in a team environment; professional attitude; goal and detail oriented
  • Ability to multi-task; work in a very fast paced environment and manage multiple priorities
  • Proficient with Microsoft applications including Word and Excel
  • Six Sigma working knowledge
  • Asset: JIT and Lean manufacturing knowledge 
About us.

We share our ideas and champion the people behind them.

For over 110 years, Siemens Canada has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality and reliability.  Siemens Canada is a technology leader providing comprehensive solutions for Smart Infrastructure, Gas & Power, and Digital Industries.  We make real what matters by setting the benchmark in the way we electrify, automate and digitalize the world around us.  Ingenuity drives us and what we create together in yours.  

Making a difference together we raised $565,000 towards charitable contributions, support over 50 non-profit organizations and planted 1,850 trees in our local communities.    Siemens Canada generates $2.2B in sales with 4,800 employees.  Join our team of approximately 377,000 talented professionals in more than 200 countries/regions and help us tackle the most exciting challenges to build a successful future together.  So, what are you waiting for?  Take your next career step with us.

To learn more about Siemens Canada, visit our website at

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Job ID: 184847

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Canada Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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