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Project Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/01/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
Position Description:

Project Engineer / Team Co-ordinator. Due to a growing number of hybrid and electrified powertrain programmes, we require an experienced project engineer to co-ordinate the development of embedded software features. Co-ordinating the work of circa 25 controls engineers, you will be responsible for planning and task allocation within the development team. You will be the external interface of the team for planning and tracking activities to multiple upstream and downstream stakeholders including Hybrid Systems Design team, Calibration teams, Programme Management teams etc. Experienced candidates will be able to take a key role in the review of the incoming requirement cascade, feeding back and tracking any technical issues that arise. This position provides an excellent opportunity for a candidate to apply existing experience in a new environment or industry. Accountable to Manager of the Electrified Powertrain Function Development Team.

Skills Required:

3 key skills required Excellent people skills, including negotiation skills focused on win / win outcomes. Highly organised, excellent attention to detail. Presentation skills, including the ability to produce high quality, accurate status reports / tracking documents.

Experience Required:

Project Management Experience

Experience Preferred:

Project Management of Software Projects * Project Management of Automotive Projects * Systems Engineering experience (Requirement reviewing etc.) * Experience of developing embedded Software * Experience of developing non-embedded software. MS Excel, Powerpoint.

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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