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  • Job reference: RMS0186598

Project Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/11/2017
  • Duration: 35 weeks
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (22/12/17)

The Role:
Position Description:

Project Engineer leading and supporting Vehicle Programme workstreams(s) to agreed time, cost and quality targets. Core responsibilities are: (1) structuring deliverables for success, (2) creating, maintaining & driving credible plans, (3) pre-emptive risk management to avoid issues, (4) controlling changes to scope (5) providing timely and accurate transparency on status and risk, (6) financial control of delivery costs to agreed targets, (7) driving adherence to JLR standards and process, and (8) operating within clear and efficient decision-making and communication mechanisms Experience of successful working within large cross-functional teams across multiple locations is also useful.

3 KEY SKILLS:

1.) Competent Project Management skills, knowledge and experience in relevant fields of automotive, engineering or manufacturing.

2.) Resilience, flexibility, completer-finisher and willingness to learn, ability to learn quickly

3.) Relevant and up to date Project Management qualifications e.g. PMI, Prince, MSP, Agile etc.

Experience Required:

Experience of working on major projects in relevant industry, evidencing application of project management competencies.

Experience Preferred:

Industry-recognised and current project management qualifications.

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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