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Head of New Product Development (Assembly Machine)

Job description

My client is leading manufacturer in industrial production equipment. Looking to enhance their new product development function, they are now in search of a Head of New Product Development.

Reporting to the COO, your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead a team of 5 to manage the New Product Development process at both strategic and operational levels
  • Manage the key operational parameters of new product development from understanding client's specification, test design for performance and data analysis
  • Regularly assess risks in the NPD process to identify vulnerabilities.
  • Stay informed about industry trends and competitors to mitigate risks to the company's reputation and profits.
  • Maintain and enhance a robust Quality System from NPD through mass production.
  • Lead the quality function from product conception to manufacturing process control and field analysis.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, understand customer requirements, and ensure effective communication.

To qualify, one must possess

  • Degree holder within material, physics, engineering or other related field
  • Capability to manage new product development process from a strategic level with thorough understanding of practical operational methods
  • Experience with industrial production equipment manufacturing, specifically within the semiconductor field would be an advantage
  • Team leading experience, strong communication skills and strong business acumen
  • Frequent travel required to China and other APAC countries
  • Written & spoken English and spoken Chinese is a MUST

Contact Anson Chan on (852) 3103 4334 or email

APPLY NOW by clicking the button below quoting reference number AC 274010.

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