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Vehicle Personalisation (VP) - Exterior

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 21/09/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
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This function operates as a nimble "business within a business" and is focused towards increasing profitability through leveraging our customers' desire to personalise their vehicles. There are two sub-divisions, Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) and Vehicle Personalisation (VP).

Key strategic elements include:

* Pushing the boundaries of the brands to provide customers with more premium & luxury vehicles.
* Developing a range of accessories to enhance the sporting and lifestyle attributes of our vehicle range.
* Enhancing the premium customer experience through vehicle personalisation and exclusivity.

The Role:

The role involves development and delivery of exterior trim and protection for future vehicle programmes. This includes front and rear bumper systems, mud flaps, winch systems, vents, grille. The engineer will typically work with the planning and design teams to develop a solution and then liaise with suppliers for delivery.

Role Requirements:

  • PMST/Engineering Delivery Experience for Plastic/Structural/Functional parts
  • Automotive Engineering experience with an understanding of automotive product creation and delivery tools like GPDS/PCS/PCDS
  • Experience of having launched products on at least 1 car programme, from initial concept through to final launch stages
  • Supplier management
  • Quality tools like FMEA and problem solving
  • RFQ process
  • PDS creation
  • Releasing and WERS
  • Issue Management - AIMS
  • Requirement Management - eFDVS/RMDV
  • iPLM
  • Testing and Validation of plastic and structural components
  • Good understanding of materials and manufacturing technology
  • Software Skills - PC Literate, MS Office Proficiency, MS Project knowledge

Please note, you will need to make yourself available for interview between 10am and 5pm on Monday 16th October in Warwick. If successful, offered will be released in the same week.

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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