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Date:  Mar 23, 2021
Location: 

Thane, MH, IN

Company:  Bajaj Electricals

Job Title

Manager/Sr. Manager - Product Development

Job Code

 

Department/ BU

Research and Development

Location

Navi Mumbai

Reporting To

AGM/DGM Product Development

Organizational Description

Bajaj Electricals Limited (BEL), a globally renowned and trusted company, with a turnover of ₹4,987 Cr crores (FY 19-20), is a part of "Bajaj Group". Bajaj Electricals’ business includes Consumer Products (Appliances, Fans, Lighting), Exports, Illumination and Transmission & Distribution (Transmission Line and Power Distribution). We also have a strong presence in premium range of home appliances and cookware with brands like Morphy Richards and Nirlep.

 

We have 18 branch offices across different parts of the country besides being supported by a chain of distributors, authorized dealers, retail outlets and approximately 480 customer care centers. To increase our global footprint, Bajaj Electricals has also set up offices in Africa, Middle East and China.

 

Bajaj Electricals is driven by Gandhian set of values advocated by our founding father, Shri Jamnalal Bajaj. Our current leaders carry forward this legacy while evolving for the future. “Inspiring Trust”, our tagline, is something that we associate with and try to fulfil in our everyday endeavors. Apart from work, we also believe in bringing about change in our society through our philanthropic work. Our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives rest on sustainability, gender diversity, employee volunteering and community outreach programs.

 

Major Areas of Responsibilities

  • Part of the team working on New Product Development
  • Ensure development of components as per drawings and requirements
  • Review designs for manufacturability and assembly by providing inputs at design level for plastic, metal, rubber, coated components. Provide design inputs towards fit and finish, probable variations considering manufacturing process
  • Review, analyse and document components and products under development
  • Review needs of jigs, fixture and toolings for the products under development
  • Undertake components trials and resolve issues at hand during manufacturing
  • Prepare a consolidated report on the observations and recommend conclusion along with corrective actions on observations.
  • Using 3D modelling software, identify design change opportunities and ability to communicate the design well with development ecosystem
  • Interact with engineering design and packaging design teams for reviewing and analysing component and product reports
  • Assess component tool development vendor and manufacturing process at vendor for fit for the purpose of component development
  • Interact with the vendors supplying the products for assessment and ensure desired targets of product improvement and approval of the product is carried out diligently
  • Review manufacturing BOM from time to time and advise the ED teams
  • Collaborate with validation teams, engineering design teams and quality department
  • Support suppliers for challenges faced post pilot lot for ensuring their production is feasible
  • Responsible for development of components towards VE and Quality improvement projects

Requirements

We are looking for a highly skilled product develoment engineer who will work towards end to end product development as per design specifications. Development engineers will convert the design intent in manufacturable product. He will handle fans and appliances product portfolio.

Essential Qualification: BE Mechanical / BE Production

Desired Qualification:  

Experience: Minimum 11 years 

Industry Preference: Experience in appliances is must and fans category is desirable

Sr. No.

Functional Competencies

Critical

Desirable

1.

Ability to Creo Software. SolidWorks

 

YES

2

Understanding of manufacturing processes, constraints and opportunities for plasics, sheet metal, rubbers,

YES

 

3

Understanding of machines and manufacturing setups for developing components

YES

 

4

Understanding importance of process and tools to monitor and control them

YES

 

5

Ability to review designs for manufacturability

YES

 

6

Understands motor development fundamentals

YES

 

7

Technical understanding of design specifications, mechanical and electrical as well as packaging

YES

 

8

Painting and coating processes

YES

 

9

Knowledge of materials

YES

 

10

Validation processes

 

YES

Sr. No.

Behavioral Competencies

Critical

Desirable

1.

Strong communication skills and dealing with suppliers

YES

 

2.

Problem solving skills at component level

YES

 

3.

Proactive Attitude

YES

 

4

Integrity

YES

 

5

Team Player

YES

 

Any specific requirement

Experience of driving multiple projects at given point of time. Candidate can be from white goods industry as well. Experience in automotive domain will be added advantage