RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
• Leads R&D team to closely work with marketing, sales, production, quality and sourcing teams for
new product development from concept through design and validation to final production
• Takes lead on design and its optimization of product with short time-to-market at competitive cost
• Ensures design quality by using critical six-sigma tools like VOC, DOE, DFX, with sharp mind-set of
six-sigma design or concurrent engineering
• Coach young engineers on efficient and effective way/methodology and motivate the team for
• Supports the organization’s intellectual property strategy by documenting data and independent,
unique and patentable ideas that results from experimentations and concept generation activities.
• Ensures quality in a product’s design for usability, reliability, functionality, marketability, and
• Keeps abreast of latest developments in new technology which should include smart and connected
products and automation, etc.
• Researches new processes or materials for possible new product development
• Applies Design to Cost and Design for Manufacturability methods to achieve project objectives
• Ensures proper design and development documentation