NPI Engineer

NPI Engineer
Smappee, Belgium

1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Career Level
High School or equivalent
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Mar 4, 2024
Last Date
Mar 16, 2024

Job Description

Smappee stands for Smart Appliance for Energy Efficiency. At the core of everything we do, we aim to facilitate energy efficiency in an innovative, easy, and fun way. Our cutting-edge technology empowers businesses and individuals to take control of their energy consumption, reduce costs, and contribute to a sustainable future. We're on a mission to make energy management smarter, more efficient, and environmentally friendly. Our offering focuses on energy management solutions and electric vehicle charging.With a global reach and a dynamic, rapidly expanding team, we're driving innovation and sustainability to power a brighter future.

As an NPI Engineer at Smappee, you will serve as a key player in coordinating the seamless transition of our innovative products from concept to market reality. In this crucial role, you'll oversee all aspects of the New Product Introduction (NPI) process, collaborating closely with cross-functional teams to optimize design for manufacturing and maintenance, streamline processes, and drive continuous improvement initiatives. By maximizing efficiency and scalability, you'll not only ensure the success of our current projects but also lay the foundation for future innovation in the dynamic field of energy management, EV charging and what lies ahead. 


  • You will lead the industrialization of new products from prototype to series production, including deployment at external manufacturing locations. This will involve project management and ensuring milestones are met using checklists.
  • During development, your focus will be on designing for assembly, repair, test/validation, etc.
  • You will be responsible for the creation of manufacturing documentation and management of changes, as well as coordination of Process Engineering. During NPI projects, you will cooperate closely with an in-house Production team, and make the technical link with external Manufacturing Partners the context of preparation of prototypes, pre-production, and series production.
  • You will collaborate with Ramp;D, Purchasing, Quality, and Suppliers/Subcontractors to ensure a stable manufacturing process for assembly and functional testing.
  • You will actively seek optimization opportunities and drive the implementation of continuous improvement both at our facilities and at supplier/subcontractor locations.
  • You will strive to maximize production output and improve first pass yield by optimizing functional test setups and simplifying processes.
  • You will develop a network within Smappee, as well as with suppliers and other manufacturing companies, to adopt and implement industry best practices effectively.


  • You hold a master’s degree in industrial engineering or have equivalent experience.
  • You possess a strong passion for mechatronics, electrical engineering, and electronics.
  • You have a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • You are both knowledgeable about energy and technology.
  • Taking ownership, quality orientation, and problem-solving are characteristic traits of yours.
  • You are familiar with Lean Manufacturing principles and enthusiastic about implementing them.
  • Basic software/programming experience, such as Python, would be considered an advantage.
  • You maintain a proactive working attitude and possess good communication skills.
  • You have a strong passion for renewable energy and consider yourself environmentally conscious.
  • You are proficient in both English and Dutch. Knowledge of an additional language is considered a plus.


At Smappee we believe that a modern, dynamic, flexible work environment and culture where you can be yourself and truly inspire people to contribute to a better planet. What can you expect exactly?

  • An inspiring work environment at cleantech hub Snowball: a place where companies with a heart for sustainable innovation can get inspired and grow
  • A place where you can focus on a good work-life balance with flexible working hours, a home office day and horizontal structure
  • Personal growth with multiple career and personal development opportunities in an organization that is constantly evolving
  • A chance to participate in team activities, companywideevents and a monthly drinks with your colleagues at the HQ
  • Remuneration according to experience, completed with extra-legal benefits such as an electric company car and charging card, meal vouchers, eco vouchers, health insurance, group insurance, holidays supplemented with ADV days and optional bicycle leasing
  • An ideal location along the E17, spacious parking, electric car chargers and bicycle storage
  • A job where you can truly contribute to a better planet

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