Manager Product Engineering

The role of the Manager Product Engineering is to manage and coordinate all engineering activities related to production for a specific production site. You are end-responsible for NPI’s on that specific production site, and the development and industrialization of the related technological competences.

What will you do as Manager Product Engineering:

As Manager you will allocate and manage the capacity of manufacturing, testing and tooling engineers. You will ensure that production is given sufficient preparation to enable QLTC performing production processes by the means of work instructions, test programs and adaptions, machinery, etc. You will ensure that production issues are troubleshooted effectively and quickly, guaranteeing minimal production stand-still.

You’ll developing new technological competences, driven either by New Product Introductions (NPI’s) or as dictated by the NCWS Technology Roadmap,

You will manage and coordinate all engineering activities related to production

Other tasks:

  • The following outputs are expected from a Manager Product Engineering:
  • Coordination of the NCWS Engineering and Technology roadmap in cooperation with the Manager Engineering;
  • Clearly defining the required inputs (which are provided by the Account Engineering team) for successful manufacturing, testing and tooling engineering activities;
  • Continuous alignment with the Manager Engineering on the day-to-day business for the given production site;
  • Reporting on the engineering performance related to manufacturing, testing and tooling towards the Manager Engineering;
  • Frequent updates towards the head of Production for the production site in question, in terms of NPI roll-outs and novel production processes;

What do we offer?

  • A good salary commensurate with your knowledge and experience;
  • Bonus that can be up to 2 monthly salaries;
  • Permanent contract;
  • Lease car;
  • 27 vacation days, plus 13 ADV days;
  • Work at a publicly traded international organization, which is evolving into a System Innovator;
  • A leadership position in a team of enthusiastic, highly skilled professionals;
  • Working in an organization where there is a focus not only on hard skills, but definitely on soft skills as well;
  • A position where you will contribute directly to the strategic decision-making of the organization;
  • Opportunities to further develop and grow yourself, not only within Neways Technologies, but also for example within the entire Neways organization.

Your profile and DNA:

The following background is required to fulfill the role of Manager Product Engineering:

  • HBO or academic diploma;
  • 3 years of experience with team leadership;
  • Strong technical experience and knowledge within a production setting;
  • Experience in defining and rolling out novel production processes and concepts, including industrialization;
  • Knowledge of how to generate and roll-out new procedures and process flows within the engineering context;
  • Experience with working in ERP systems, preferably the system in place at NCWS;
  • Experience with working with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel;
  • Ability to communicate in English, Dutch (NL sites) and Slovak (SK sites);

Who are we:

As an EMS Life Cycle Partner and System Innovator, we create smarter solutions for a changing world. We do not only respond to market demands, but are also involved in our customers’ development and engineering processes at an early stage, proactively delivering concrete solutions and add value.


As an employer, we stand for: pro activity, customer focus, teamwork, accessibility, improvement, fulfilling ambitions together and being a social employer, within an international environment.


You will work at our operating company Neways Technologies:

  • Specialization: development and design of electronic modules and systems;
  • Customer group: industrial automation, semiconductor industry, automotive and medical;
  • Number of employees: 230 FTE;
  • Located at Science Park Eindhoven 5709, 5692 EP in Son, with locations in Echt, Enschede and Erfurt.

You are most welcome! 

Do you have any questions or doubts? Please contact our Corporate Recruiter Sander de Groot at 06 – 3830 5718 or Sander will be happy to explain what the position of Manager Product Engineering entails and what it is like to continue your career at Neways.