NPD Specialist

Boise State University Alumni Boise , ID 83701

Posted 7 months ago

Position Overview:

The NPD Specialist is responsible for business development, engineering student mentoring, client consulting, and project management on manufacturing and entrepreneurial company projects. This position will cultivate a talent pipeline to provide consumer product development technical assistance and training to improve client products and grow profits.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Business Development, Marketing, and Sales of Services to Local Manufacturers and Entrepreneurs

  • Represent TechHelp and Boise State University in public forums with the purpose of networking, learning, and informing potential clients of NPD service capabilities.

  • Privately contact and inform company decision makers of services, capabilities, and programs.

  • Visit small manufacturing companies, start-ups, and entrepreneurs to talk with decision makers, tour facilities, assess needs, and determine interest in programs.

  • Conduct and report company needs assessments.

  • Prepare project proposals responsive to client needs.

  • Vet and maintain relationships with third party delivery resources for proposed projects.

For Fee Client Technical Assistance and Training to Idaho Manufacturers

  • Lead and support delivery resources to execute on design and prototype projects, emphasizing student and client company talent mentoring specific to design engineering and product development.

  • Build and maintain a network of partner companies committed to an engineering/design talent pipeline.

  • Mentor and supervise students in engineering design, prototyping, and client project management activities.

  • Embed students at client companies on design projects to hone their skills, to provide hands-on experiential learning, and to add engineering and design capacity to projects.

  • Plan, execute, and support advanced manufacturing and NPD educational events relevant to manufacturers.

  • Effectively manage project scopes, budgets, and timelines.

  • Report regularly on company contacts, projects, events, and project results and impacts.

Miscellaneous TechHelp Activities

  • Hire, train, and develop student product design staff of the NPD Lab.

  • Develop and maintain proficiency with best-practice technology and methodology related to new product development.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with key individuals in complementary public and private organizations in the region and nationally.

  • Develop a statewide product development service offering by networking and engaging with regional product development consultants and resources.

  • Be a resource as appropriate for team activities conducted by the organization, participate in the development of the organization, and complete other activities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related discipline

  • 8 years technical experience in a mechanical or product engineering role

  • 8 years experience working with manufacturing companies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Engineering or related discipline

  • 8 years of experience in product development in a manufacturing environment

The successful candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Experience leading and implementing consumer product development projects

  • Experience managing product development teams and projects

  • Consultancy skills: interpersonal relations, negotiations, client relationship management, and problem solving

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written

  • Computer skills: proficient with SolidWorks, Google-suite, database management, and engineering analysis programs

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to mentor staff, build relationships, and delegate effectively

  • Experience conducting training in product engineering and advanced manufacturing topics

Salary and benefits: Salary range $77,300 to $88,800, DOE, plus an excellent benefits package is available for eligible employees, for more information visit: http://hrs.boisestate.edu/careers/benefits/ .

Required Application Materials: Please submit a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position. Attach a resume (or CV for Faculty positions) that includes employment history (including dates of employment).

Closing Date: The deadline for applications is May 9,2019 11:59pm MST

About the Boise: https://go.boisestate.edu/join-our-team/


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NPD Specialist

Boise State University Alumni