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  • Job reference: RMS0194271

Project Engineer- exterior trim

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/06/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
Project Engineer for the Rear Lids Structure and Trim department within Body Engineering to Engineer and launch vehicle programmes with responsibility for trim components.

Skills Required:
1) A good understanding of injection mouldings and all stages of the programme delivery - design, manufacture and assembly

2) Proven project management and launch capability within the Automotive Industry demonstrated by recent delivery on time and budget

3) Excellent communication skills at all levels within the business and suppliers including PC literacy - Microsoft Project,
Skills Preferred:

Experience Required:
Successful history of project management and launch within an Automotive environment, preferably with tailgate/doors or trim components.

Experience Preferred:
- Engineering knowledge of BIW and Plastic components, function, performance, production & manufacturing requirements

- CAD Literacy- ability to manipulate and interrogate CAD data and use associated visualisation tools

- Ability to generate CAD data in Catia v5 would be an advantage

- Significant experience in use of engineering tools: FMEA, Six Sigma, problem resolution etc.

- Working knowledge of project delivery processes: PCDS/GPDS/FPDS/PRINCE2 or similar

- Working knowledge of change management processes

Additional Information:
This opportunity is in the early stages of the programme prior to Engineering sign-off and will have responsibility for developing the components across programmes through to launch.

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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