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  • Job reference: RMS0191092

Project Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 21/02/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (12/04/18)
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The Role:
Position Description:

Cockpit TVM Engineer. TVM (Total Value Management) Introduce programme of engineering changes that achieve Cockpit team unit cost reduction target. TVM Lead Engineer role - Key coordinator managing delivery of a programme of engineering changes, across all vehicle lines, that will enable the Cockpit team to meet its Annual unit cost saving target. Run weekly status reviews with each supplier and key stake holders. These meetings will be used to: Progress feasibility studies for feasible actions. Generate all data required to support release of feasible actions. Manage on time introduction of changes. Be responsible for release of TVM changes into the system. CAD support will be provided by the Cockpit team. Additional releasing support will be found from the Cockpit team if volume of changes exceeds the capacity of the TVM Lead Engineer. In this case the TVM lead will monitor progress of these releases. The Lead Engineer will engage with all key stake holders and Departments to ensure all changes are implemented without detrimental effect to Quality and volume production.

3 KEY SKILLS:

1. Proven Programme management capability within automotive industry. Experience in a cost reduction role will be desirable.

2. Knowledge of Technologies employed within Cockpit systems. Plastic moulding experience being a key requirement.

3. Experience with automotive part releasing process's and ability to review CAD data.

Experience Required:

History of successful Project management delivery of technical programmes. Ideally in the automotive sector or adjacent industries eg rail, aerospace, defence, metals and minerals, energy etc. Ideally degree educated. Strong PC literacy, Microsoft project, power point, Excel, Word etc.

Experience Preferred:

Valid UK driving license

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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