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  • Job reference: RMS0187718

Project Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/11/2017
  • Duration: on going
  • Time left:
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The Role:
Position Description:

The role is to work within the Powertrain Test Operations (PTTO) Test & Data Systems project delivery area in a supporting role to the Lead Engineer. The successful candidate will conduct investigations into new IT (Test & Data Systems) project requests within PTTO. The successful candidate will be the primary point of contact for small/medium projects within PTTO. New IT specific business processes to support the PTTO projects will be created and the successful candidate will assist PTTO in their creation, delivery and early life support. The successful candidate will work in a supporting role to the Lead Engineer, assisting on the large scale IT programmes as the Project Management Office (PMO) resource.

3 key skills required:

1. Project Management team experience, ideally in an Information

2. Technology environment or Mechanical/Electrical engineering. APMP / PRINCE2 foundation (or equivalent) with previous experience in a PMO environment.

3. Change Management experience. Clear and confident communication skills; must be confident in working closely with senior stakeholders.

Experience Required:

Educated to degree level in a Mechnical / Electrical / Information Technology discipline. - Experience of working within project teams to deliver high value, complex projects for multiple stakeholders. 3+ years' experience in delivery IT related projects and enhancement schemes - Ability to interpret complex end user requirements and shape into appropriate solutions and deliverables.

Experience Preferred:

Experience within a development environment in the automotive sector - Supplier management on high value projects.

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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