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Project Engineer

We have an opportunity within a leading automotive client, based out of their Warwickshire head office. As Project Engineer we feel this opportunity would be a great move for someone already within the Automotive Industry and will allow you to work in a forward-thinking and market leading business.

Job Description

Division: Power/Train
Location: 23 - Multiple Location
Job Type: Contract 46 Weeks

You may also be known as: Project Engineer

We have an opportunity within a leading automotive client, based out of their Warwickshire head office. As Project Engineer we feel this opportunity would be a great move for someone already within the Automotive Industry and will allow you to work in a forward-thinking and market leading business.

Position Description:

Prime interface to the vehicle line programme team, working for the Programme Leader. Responsible for achieving COC deliverable in specific project . Ensures content is aligned and compatible at a COC level with project requirements for quality, cost & time. - Manage the team in the planning, co-ordination, delivery and reporting of requirements to support the specific Project using Product Development System principles in conjunction with other company processes as required - Negotiate/ agree on targets for the modules - Ensure all project deliverable and requirements are monitored, delivered and reported accurately and on time at each gateway and organise & lead appropriate interim review events (e.g. VPD / CFE reviews) - Manage conflict and issue resolution internal to the Centre of Competence and cross function - Monitor Powertrain performance and lead / facilitate or escalate cross module / cross CoC problem resolution on all project aspects of content delivery, including virtual build, physical build and launch support - Represent Powertrain in external communication and status reporting, providing a coherent status for the CoC into the VPD. - Lead and manage input to weekly Programme Steering Team and Vehicle Integration Team meetings and drive the team in the use of tools and processes to manage the completion of deliverable for programme unit gateways. - Work closely with other CoCs, Product Strategy, Advanced Product Creation and Marketing to ensure the project delivers the expected prescribed product actions in a robust manner Input to the resolution of AIMs issues and closure

Skills Required:
1) Knowledge of product development processes and PCDS principles. Experience of metric and reporting delivery to support project delivery.
2) Good understanding of project management principles, meeting demanding timescales and budget control and target management .
3) Ability to interface and communicate at all levels.

Experience Required:
Degree Qualified (Bachelors minimum) - Capability and desire to influence others - An interest in process improvement - Computer literate in Google, PowerPoint, and Excel

Experience Preferred:
Engineering Degree Qualified - Good knowledge of powertrain systems - Experience of the automotive industry - Experience leading technical / process issues with cross functional teams - Full and valid UK or European driving licence

Additional Information:

Location: Gaydon + Whitley - Manage conflict and issue resolution internal to the Centre of Competence and cross function - Monitor Powertrain performance and lead / facilitate or escalate cross module / cross CoC problem resolution on all project aspects of content delivery, including virtual build, physical build and launch support - Represent Powertrain in external communication and status reporting, providing a coherent status for the CoC into the VPD. - Lead and manage input to weekly Programme Steering Team and Vehicle Integration Team meetings and drive the team in the use of tools and processes to manage the completion of deliverable for programme unit gateways. - Work closely with other CoCs, Product Strategy, Advanced Product Creation and Marketing to ensure the project delivers the expected prescribed product actions in a robust manner - Input to the resolution of AIMs issues and closure - Role may involve travel abroad

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Key Consultant

Jamie Appleby

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I specialise in contract recruitment within the vehicle technologies and automotive industry. I have a broad experience working with automotive OEMs and UK-based consultancies. Recruiting various roles within design, studio, quality and costing; from technician level through to management.