Location: Rosedale, Albany, Auckland

  • Employee Stock Options
  • Full-Time with Flexi Hours

Quantifi Photonics develops and manufactures advanced optical and electronic test instruments designed to help engineers develop and manufacture next-generation photonics technologies. Our customers include global technology companies, leading universities, and research organisations in over 25 countries, working across Production & Manufacturing; Defense and Aerospace; Commercial R&D and Academic industries.

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and experienced NPI Manager, to join a growing and leading-edge company.  This role will be responsible for managing and leading a team of engineers to develop software systems, taking physical hardware products into production. 

You will be working closely with Engineering and Manufacturing teams to ensure a high standard of new products and their smooth transition from the Engineering to the Manufacturing stage. Ensuring all the automated test and calibration scripts and utilities, relevant technical training and documentation, setup and tools are available to transition the product into the manufacturing stage. You will be responsible for gatekeeping product configurations, Bill of Materials and one-off or customized product configurations handled by the NPI team.

Key Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Birthday Leave
  • New offices 
  • Great staff facilities, (lunchroom outdoor flow, pool table and BBQ area)
  • Onsite parking available
  • Walking distance from Constellation Bus Station
  • Employee centric company

What you’ll be doing:

  • Overall management of NPI function
  • Transitioning and developing physical products to manufacturing
  • Leading a team of engineers
  • Ensuring a high level of project management, covering technical and quality knowledge
  • Managing the Calibration, Production Validation and Quality Assurance for optimal success
  • Configuration management

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor or Master’s in Electrical/Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience with C/Python programming 3 years or more
  • Familiarity with issue tracking and source control tools – Jira, Git, SVN or equivalent
  • Hands on experience with electrical and optical measurement equipment (advantageous)
  • Must have previous operational experience in Engineering, NPI
  • Previous manufacturing experience
  • Ability to lead cross functional teams

What you’ll need to demonstrate:

  • Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills
  • Proven effective leadership 
  • Excellent problem solving & troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to own and deliver on projects
  • Strong evaluation & analysis of unique complex technological issues

If you want to join a strong, growing company, work on the North Shore and be part of an employee centric culture, we would love to engage with you. Please email Vicky at v.oconnor@quantifiphotonics.com

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