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  • Job reference: RMS0182172

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  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Warwick, Warwickshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/07/2017
  • Duration: 21 weeks
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (17/08/17)

The Role:
Division: PURCHASING
Location: 22 - Warwick Uni

Position Description:
"This is a key role in delivering a new IC Propulsion programme to support the next generation of JLR vehicles and offers a unique and challenging experience with business-wide exposure and development opportunities. The role will co-ordinate commercial activities associated with introduction of the newprogramme working to specific time and budget constraints. This role requires stakeholder engagement at many levels within Jaguar Land Rover and with external suppliers to ensure programme objectives are achieved in a timely manner. OPPORTUNITIES. THIS ROLE WILL CO-ORDINATE COMMERCIAL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH INTRODUCTION OF NEW IC PROPULSION TECHNOLOGIES INTO JLR WORKING TO SPECIFIC TIME & FINANCIAL BUDGET CONSTRAINTS. "

3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED:

1)PROJECT MANAGEMENT, BUSINESS ACUMEN & ANALYTICAL SKILLS
2)SUPPLIER RELATIONSHIP
3)STRONG COMMUNICATION SKILLS (VERBAL & WRITTEN)

Experience Required:
- Strong communication skills with the ability to converse at all levels of the organisation and with external suppliers/customers
- Degree or relevant equivalent experience preferred
- An understanding of cost drivers in a manufacturing environment
- A proven awareness of the total business case and end customer value relationship

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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