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  • Job reference: RMS0197259

Project Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/07/2018
  • Duration: on going
  • Time left:
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    (17/08/18)
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The Role:

The purpose of this role is to coordinate the design, development, testing and introduction of Under body components. Operating in a cross-functional organisation, Lead Engineers will report into the relevant Group Leaders and, where delivering on specific vehicle programmes, have an additional matrix report into Module Leaders. The role requires the individual to deliver the commodity plan to quality, cost and time whilst leading the release & validation activities across specific programmes.

Skills Required:

Previous experience of leading the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment A working knowledge of product creation & delivery, change control, product definition and change management processes Ability to successfully navigate delivery with differences in cultural expectations

Experience Required:


Having proven experience of Engineering delivery primarily in new tool items with solid understanding of a well Engineered product including specifications, good Engineering practise, testing, evidence & adherence to timeline
Experience Preferred:
"Previous experience within engineering or homologation departments Resilient and enthusiastic, an individual able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to new ideas and inputs Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong influencing and engagement skills Understanding & working knowledge of problem solving including 8D, cause & effect & risk management"

Additional Information:

Ability & willingness to work from multiple locations as required - Gaydon plus UK plant or overseas plant

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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