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Project Support Leader

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/06/2018
  • Duration: on going
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The Role:
Reporting to the Energy Storage Mechanical and Thermal Engineering Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for component and system designs, vehicle and commodity package compatibility, design & release and project activities management for Energy Storage commodities. Specific tasks will include: Lead the commodity activities, including supplier management, cost, weight, timing and quality Lead the release and validation of commodities and to support a robust hardware release, including Development testing, sign off and PSW management. Presenting and managing status and reporting out to both Seniors and vehicle engineering groups where applicable together with issue resolution

Skills Required:
-Highly experienced/capable project engineer with knowledge of commodity management and HV battery.
-Self-motivated, proactive with strong leadership skills and able to deliver with minimum supervision
-Good interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability and experience in interacting and communicating effectively at all levels within the organisation

Experience Required:
Project management skills and experience Knowledge of vehicle package constraints and design rules Knowledge of Powertrain, Hybrid and Electrical systems, in particular of Energy Storage commodities, HV batteries Knowledge of component manufacturing methods, bill of process, service and design Engineering degree or HND with large amount of experience.

Experience Preferred:
Understanding of delivery process and toolsets Experience of leading a group of engineers and problem resolution

Education Required:
Engineering degree or HND with large amount of experience

Additional Information:
Full UK driving licence required.
Occasional travel between sites will be required. The Manager will consider people from Uni or with limited experience.

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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