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  • Job reference: RMS0189973

Module Programme Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/01/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
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    (23/02/18)
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The Role:
Position Description:

Powertrain Engineer is one of the five Engineering Centres of Competence within Product Development There is a need for a "Module Programme Engineer" for the following areas : 1) Powertrain Cooling Key Responsibilities: To support the Architecture Module Leader responsible for the Platform to deliver into programmes, through attendance at critical programme meetings, input into programme reporting on behalf of the COC and gather data and metrics relevant to their allocated programme. Provide support to the Architecture Module Leader for a specific programme(s)/component(s). Support Lead Component Engineers in ensuring all programme design solutions meet programme targets for cost, weight, time and quality. Drive the resolution of cross functional, technical & manufacturing issues as AIMS Champion, and support engineering change where required, escalating when necessary.

Manage Cooling Redbook content in line with programme targets and commodity strategies. Collate data to input into reports and metrics for the programme, including QCWT health data. Produce reports for delivery to the Programme Leader. Capture issues and track progress, reporting these up to the Architecture Module Leader. Support Lead Engineers in inputting to AIMS. Respond to ad hoc requests for reports and information from the Programme Leader. Track and report progress of engineering deliverables. Track and report performance against QCWT targets, flagging risks to these early. Build relationships with all module team members. Support the Module Leader in liaising with other functions (e.g., AME and purchasing) to ensure timely input from them.

3 key skills required:

1. Sound engineering background but does not need to be specific to Cooling

2. Candidates with a strong engineering programme management background, but without specific automotive experience will also be considered.

3. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. High level of computer literacy esp MS Office (Excel and Powerpoint). Process orientated. Goal driven.

Experience Required:

Background in Programme Management of complex and multiple projects in an engineering environment or background in powertrain automotive component/system delivery with aspiration to develop into a programme management role PLUS. Minimum requirement of A level qualifications (or equivalent), with GCSE passes (or equivalent) in English, Maths and a Science/Technology subject.

Experience Preferred:

Engineering background in one of the systems listed above would be a significant benefit. Degree in Engineering or Business Management subject.

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.

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