Overview of the Company:
NISRA Power Solutions is a product focussed start-up that aims to extend the life of capital assets in the North American material handling industry. The segment of the market that we are targeting is currently $3 billion and growing at 6%. The team is comprised of three individuals with deep industry experience. Our goal is not to be disruptive and take on the large incumbents in the market, but rather to offer supplement accessories that will add additional value. Our products will reduce poor operating practices by distribution center associates, they will reduce manufacturer warranty rejections and increase their resale value. As a group, we are looking to build a passionate group of driven individuals that can help take our product to market.
This role will work directly on the Leadership team of the organization. The Development Leader will be tasked with concept validation and prototype creation. The leader will work cross functionally with the rest of the business on testing, validation and final design sign-off. Their expertise will be needed while working with manufacturing partners as processes and testing simulations are developed. In addition, they will be exposed to the various other mechanisms of product success from marketing to business strategy.
Duties and Responsibilities
Leads the organization with all concept development and prototyping activities. Must lead the efforts to work with the business development group to turn the concept into a working prototype.
Prepares product designs in compliance with engineering principles, company standards, government regulations, and customer requirements.
Collaborates with business functions to define testing processes and parameters for a successful product launch
Utilizes laboratory and field test data to correlate and validate analytical models.
Calculates safety factors for designs and provides recommendations for enhancement.