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Position – Assistant Manager – NPI & Tyre Engineering
Company – CEAT
Location – Chennai, Tamil Nadu, IN

Job description

ROLE TITLE: Assistant Manager – Technology ( New Product Industrialization )
REPORTS TO: Sr Manager NPI Technology
DATE: 09-07-18


To provide support to New product industrialization and OEM handling, documentation



  • New product industrialization in the process through Tyre energy calculation, SAP, and PLM.
  • Product validations, analysis, Cut Tyre Rating, Release trackings, and adherence to timelines.
  • New process system development and establishing SOP, incorporation of its requirements in SAP.
  • Product QCD (Quality, Cost, Delivery) tracking till sign-off and initiative actions for improvements with CFT.
  • System development and adherence to the NPD process
  • Tooling knowledge and Procurements w.r.t NPD plan, tracking
  • Knowledge of DFMEA / PFMEA / Control Plan
  • Basic knowledge of SAP / Tyre engg


  • Optimize the use of existing material / alternate material for Product benefit
  • Knowledge and working experience in Tyre Building, Curing Process, and Process Troubleshooting
  • Analyze product failure due to product/process and initiate improvement measures
  • Generate quality improvement projects to improve product performance and process efficiencies
  • PDCA approach to continual improvement and system development


  • New product development systems for OEM
  • Good knowledge of OEM requirements and system
  • Documentations w.r.t OE Customers / Product Understanding, execution towards requirements.
  • OE Customer visit and Audit handling during new product introduction.
  • Basic knowledge of Statistical knowledge for Data analysis.


  • Proficiency in Tyre Engineering and Industrialization (Capable)
  • (Technical knowhow & ability in tire engg, product establishment in Process, systems, plans, and quality systems)
  • Proficiency in OEM Customer handling and through-on needs (Advanced)
  • (Ability to understand OEM Needs, best practices, and other contemporary)
  • Business Focus (Basics)
  • (Knowhow on organizational mission, Code of conduct, product SKUs, accountabilities w.r.t market scenario & competition & ability to apply in one’s role, profitability )
  • Customer Orientation (Foundational)
  • (Cultural orientation to engage with customers, proactively assess their needs, and continuously create value for them)
  • Data Interpretation Ability along with SAP Knowledge (Capable)
  • (Ability to study & interpret data/trends and draw inferences/projections)


  • Analytical (Capable)
    • (Analyze issues and break them down into component parts. Makes systematic and rational judgments based on relevant information)
  • Decisive (Capable)
    • (Demonstrates readiness to make decisions, takes the initiative, and originates actions)
  • Strategic (Capable)
    • (Demonstrates a broad-based view of issues, events, and activities and perceives their longer-term impact or wider implications)
  • Organized (Capable)
    • (Organize and schedule events, activities, and resources. Set up and monitor time scales and plans)
  • Coordinating (Foundational)
    • (Motivates and empowers others in order to reach organizational goals and interdepartmental coordination)

Proficiency Levels for Competencies:-

  • Basic- elementary understanding & familiarity
  • Foundational- ability to apply knowledge in certain areas
  • Capable- solid understanding and ability to apply knowledge in most areas
  • Advanced- Thorough in-depth understanding
  • Master- Advisory Expert in subject knowledge

PREFERRED AGE – 23 – 30 yrs


  • B.E. Mechanical / B.Tech ( Rubber Technology) / Post Graduation in Science

EXPERIENCE – Minimum 3 – 6 years.


    • Knowledge of DFMEA / PFMEA / Control Plan
    • Basic knowledge of SAP / Tyre engg
    • ISO-IATF 16496, Statistical knowledge to interact data, PDCA, Improvement projects in previous organization, system.

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