NPI Project Manager

La Grange, IL 60525

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Project Management Job Number: Ab91013552 Compensation: $120000-155000 / year

Job Description

Title: NPI Project Manager

Location: La Grange, IL

Overview: Sterling has helped build careers for thousands for professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Hire Type: Direct hire with benefits from day 1 and almost 100% coverage! In addition to 11 paid holidays, 2 weeks vacations, 401K, etc.

Job Summary: Lead Enterprise-wide multi-functional teams in all phases of the NPI (New Product Introduction) process for assigned products.

Job Duties:

  • Provides leadership and direction to multi-function teams to develop a given product and controls all functions involved in the product development process
  • Ensures the NPI program meets all goal requirements for product function and reliability, program cost/budget, and customer satisfaction
  • Leads NPI teams in new model development and introduction plans including establishing performance, quality, cost, and investment targets
  • Support the NPI team to establish and achieve target costs, reliability targets, and time tables
  • Execute the NPI Requirements Management Process and identify critical customer and business requirements
  • Guide concept selection and the identification and achievement of program requirements and technical specifications, shorten resolution times, achieve supply and manufacturability objectives, assure process conformance, and determine, justify, and monitor capital investments


  • BS in Business or Engineering
  • Minimum of five years of progressively responsible job-related experience on capital intensive, highly engineered, long life cycle product line
  • Minimum of three years of Project Management experience
  • Strong commercial, business, engineering, and manufacturing skills, along with an understanding of product test and development, materials, accounting, and pricing functions
  • Must have excellent problem-solving skills, good leadership, and team management capabilities
  • Requires strong written and verbal communications skills

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Amy Badal
Technical Recruiter

Amy Badal is a seasoned Senior Recruiter passionate about connecting with individuals across diverse industries and various career stages. With an impressive 7-year tenure at Sterling, Amy has become an invaluable asset to the organization's talent acquisition efforts.

Amy's journey in recruiting spans over 11 years, during which she has acquired a wealth of knowledge and experience in the field. Her fascination with working alongside people from different backgrounds and professional levels has driven her successful career.

As a Senior Recruiter, Amy thrives on collaborating with candidates and hiring partners in the railroad industry. She relishes the chance to contribute to their career growth and the overall success of the organizations she serves. Amy's ability to understand each individual's unique needs and aspirations allows her to make insightful and tailored placements that benefit both parties.

One of Amy's most valuable pieces of advice is never to burn bridges and always maintain high professionalism throughout the hiring process.

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