Manufacturing NPI Manager at Jabil Inc.

Posted in General Business 9 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Memphis, Tennessee

Job Description:

At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. With over 260,000 diverse, talented and dedicated employees across 100 locations in 30 countries, our vision is to be the most technologically advanced and trusted manufacturing solutions provider. We combine an unmatched breadth and depth of end-market experience, technical and design capabilities, manufacturing know-how, supply chain insights and global product management expertise to enable success for the world’s leading brands. We are driven by a common purpose to make a positive impact for each other, our communities, and the environment.

Jabil is seeking an experience NPI (New Product Introduction) Manager for its Memphis, TN location!  The Manufacturing NPI Manager will lead and support assigned projects, programs, and initiatives of medium to high complexity applying project management expertise to support the company and group’s strategy.  The qualified person will be responsible for creating and following the Product Life Cycle process from business opportunity to end of life products, will maintain project review gates with internal and external customers. They will also develop project cadence, budget and a technology roadmap for business unit.


  • Define concise goals and objectives within a project framework

  • Ensure all project requirements and/or objectives are correctly gathered, understood, and properly translated for execution.

  • Define and recognize project Key Performance Indicators and manage the work within scope, quality, time, and cost constraints

  • Conduct project risk reviews and appropriate mitigation

  • Facilitate communication as appropriate to all involved and "manage" the stakeholders. This includes escalate issues to the next level of management

  • Forecast project budget and staffing needs for current and future site needs

  • Accountable for overall project success - including cost, schedule, quality, and scope management.

  • Manage the overall budget of assigned projects.

  • Accountable for customer satisfaction relationship both internal and external as deemed relative or necessary to project success.

  • Ability to form and lead strong multi-functional teams to achieve company and/or customer objectives.

  • Understand and exceed customer (internal or external) needs and expectations.

  • Identify creative ways to implement corrective actions in cost effective manner.

  • Utilize tools to track changes and identify cost impact for review with senior management.

  • Provide feedback to project team and leaders on concerns with cost.

  • Prepare timely forecasts for projects.

  • Compare forward forecast results to historical actual results for trend assessment and analysis.

  • Forecast quarterly and annual projects where applicable

  • Drive the wider team to continuously improve in key operational metrics and the achievement of the project & organizational goals.

  • Develops and owns project plan, establishing a road map with clear dates and clear deliverables.

  • Provide regular project updates to project team, relevant departments, stakeholders, project champions and senior leadership as needed.

  • Works with stakeholders to define project road maps and deliverables.

  • Clarifies and communicates project objectives and success criteria.

  • Establish and maintain communications with both customer personnel and senior management as needed.

  • Responsible for managing cross-divisional / cross-functional / cross-cultural teams.

  • Builds and structures integrated teams to ensure maximum performance; provides direction and motivation.

  • Mentors and coaches project team members. Gives and receives both written and verbal feedback.

  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to form and lead strong multi-functional teams to achieve company and customer (internal or external) objectives.

  • Organize verbal and written ideas clearly and use an appropriate business style.

  • Ability to effectively present information to management and/or customer personnel.

  • Ability to respond in a timely fashion to common inquiries or complaints.

  • Define, develop, and implement strategies contribute to the overall company and group strategic direction.

  • Demonstrate high performance orientation, detail orientation, market knowledge and sound judgment

  • Demonstrate ability to build and leverage partnerships, implement change, and manage projects.

  • Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and e-mail skills required.

  • Knowledge of SAP


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or equivalent strongly preferred

  • At least 5 years prior experience in Project Management in an applicable discipline OR an equivalent combination of education, experience and / or training.

  • Previous experience in electronic manufacturing services a plus

  • Project Management (PMP) Certification preferred.

BE AWARE OF FRAUD: When applying for a job at Jabil you will be contacted via correspondence through our official job portal with a e-mail address; direct phone call from a member of the Jabil team; or direct e-mail with a e-mail address. Jabil does not request payments for interviews or at any other point during the hiring process. Jabil will not ask for your personal identifying information such as a social security number, birth certificate, financial institution, driver’s license number or passport information over the phone or via e-mail. If you believe you are a victim of identity theft, contact the Federal Bureau of Investigations internet crime hotline (, the Federal Trade Commission identity theft hotline ( and/or your local police department. Any scam job listings should be reported to whatever website it was posted in.


Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Salary: $90,000.00

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