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  • Job reference: RMS0190037

Project Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/01/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
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    (26/02/18)
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The Role:
Position Description:

The Connected Technologies and Apps department has developed an innovative web application platform comprising an on-vehicle HTML5 framework and off-board server providing content and security. We are looking for a technical project manager to deliver new features from concept through to commercial launch. The Apps Project Manager - Connected Infotainment , is responsible for all deliverables in regards to the connected Infotainment development and delivery. This is primarily a project manager role, but good technical knowledge is required to manage the delivery. Overall ownership end-to-end of new feature delivery. Understand, managing and tracking the technical challenges and risks. Day to day project management ensuring deliveries are on schedule. Dependency Management, Risk Mitigation and Defect Management. Ensures project documents (e.g. design and unit test specs) are complete, current, and appropriately stored. Liaising internally with feature owners to ensure dependencies for Connected Infotainment are available on time.

3 KEY SKILLS:

1. Proven project management capability, demonstrable by recent successful delivery.

2. Excellent communications skills, demonstrated ability to communicate at all levels

3. Experience working in mobile apps or web technology delivery

Experience Required:

Hands-on experience managing supplier facing projects. Ability to be flexible, follow tight deadlines, independently organize and prioritise work. Ability and availability to travel to supplier sites for face to face meetings, interacting with all levels in an organisation including executive management. Ability to maintain composure, solve practical problems and successfully manage a variety of changing situations under stress and against tight deadlines. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Degree in Computer science, related Electrical/Electronic Engineering subjects, business management or equivalent.

Experience Preferred:

Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills. Experience in the vehicle or mobile electronics domain. Infotainment/CE. Good understanding of mobile or web technology. Good analytical and numerical skills. Strong commercial awareness. Excellent team player with the ability to motivate others. Strong experience with the Asian markets.

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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