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  • Job reference: RMS0180742

Prototype Vehicle Assembly - Project Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/06/2017
  • Duration: on-going
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (05/07/17)

The Role:

Prototype Vehicle Assembly are responsible for the build, commissioning and sign off of prototype vehicles which demonstrate the required vehicle attributes whilst being reliable and fit for purpose. This enables vehicle and rig testing to be conducted during the vehicle development programmes. The tasks vary from engineering and building 1 off prototypes to creating and managing the assembly and commissioning processes for builds of up to 100 vehicles. This is a key role within Prototype Operations ensuring that prototype vehicles are built to the prescribed timing and correct quality levels

3 Key Skills required:

1. PC Literate in MS package
2. Good communications skills
3. Organised and methodical

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.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

Experienced in:
- Planning the day to day progress of a vehicle build and ensuring that it stays on track.
- Managing the day to day activities of a team of vehicle fitters
- Providing technical guidance to vehicle fitters to over come issues and ensure quality
- Significant experience in the assembly of prototype vehicles and all vehicle subsystems.
- Problem identification, containment and resolution

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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