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  • Job reference: RMS0178132

Project Engineer - 32769

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/04/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (31/05/17)
This vacancy has now expired.

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.

The Role:
Position Description:
"programmes for Body Test Operations are supported by a small Team of Engineers. A brief scope of the role is below; Define; collate all customer requirements, derive efficiencies, compile BOMs for test properties, derive requirements for complex commodities. Procure; ensure requirements meet the budget, load & validate the procurement system, liaise with key suppliers to ensure requirements are met to plan. Deliver; liaise with Pilot Plant(s) to build test properties, deliver to Test houses to plan, resolve build and test issues. Project manage test properties to maximise use of the assets up to key programme gateways prior to J#1. "

Skills Required:
3 KEY SKILLS Experience of program or project management, meeting demanding timescales, budget control and cost effective delivery. An understanding of vehicle Bills of Material. An understanding of vehicle physical testing requirements - particularly the Body elements (including Body in white, interior / exterior trim, body mechanisms and safety components).

Experience Required:
" The ability to plan, communicate and resolve issues in a cross functional Team. Solid communication and interpersonal skills, self-confidence, and a 'passion for the product'. Self-motivated to deliver with minimum supervision. Computer literate, with strong experience with Microsoft Office. Primarily Excel, but also PowerPoint & Word. Flexibility - be willing to work overtime and inter-site travel, periods of several months based at the manufacturing pilot plant and therefore it is expected that candidates will hold a valid UK Drivers licence. "

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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