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  • Job reference: RMS0187189

Project Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/11/2017
  • Duration: 23 weeks
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The Role:
Position Description:

Product Information (PI) is responsible for the Release Planning, Validation, and Change Management (CM) of quality and timely product Bill of Materials. This information drives operations in multiple Product Development functions such as Programme Management, Engineering, Finance, Purchasing, Logistics and Manufacturing. PI CM Operations represents a sub-department responsible for the JLR Part Release and CM processes. The department covers strategic continuous improvement activity as well as operational delivery support. This role is within the operational delivery support as a Change Approval Process Coordinator.

Reporting to the PI CM Process Lead, responsibilities include: Coordination of engineers using knowledge of the change approval process requirements to ensure quality and timely delivery of part releases according to vehicle programme development milestones. You will be contributing to the objective of on time launch delivery of JLR vehicle lines. Interaction with the Worldwide Engineering Release System (WERS) and Change Approval Meeting agenda tools to devise daily agendas for Programme CM Meetings. Attend and facilitate Programme Management teams in Change Approval Surgeries (CAS) and Change Approval Meetings (CAM). Support continuous improvement project work using knowledge of the Release & Change Approval Process and through the creation of performance (time & quality) metrics.


Strong data analysis and technical skills for working with WERS and Microsoft Excel. Strong inter-personal skills to support Programme Management teams in managing Change Approval Meetings and for working with engineers to progress their releases to time and quality. Strong planning, time and multi task management skills for coordinating people and part changes in-line with programme timing.

Experience Required:

Experience in large scale Product Development engineering part release and change management processes Experience in multi-task management, whilst interacting with surrounding personnel. Working with people in and out of immediate team. Experience in data analytics and monitoring process performance. Strong experience in MS Excel as a minimum. Experience working in a fast-paced environment in order to meet programme delivery timings.

Experience Preferred:

Experience using WERS. Analytical Degree preferred. Engineering experience making part releases JLR part release and change management process requirements.

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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