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Fleet Project Manager

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe, Cheshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/09/2018
  • Duration: on-going
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The Role

To manage and control effective programmes for New Product Delivery by utilising project management methodologies to ensure the fleet is delivered on time, to cost and quality expectation.


* Represent Whole Vehicle Engineering in relevant business forums
* Meeting facilitation
* Vehicle usage planning & reporting
* Challenge Vehicle usage requirements from first principles
* Supporting in the daily operations of budget requirements (POR raising, outsourcing.)
* Liaise with vehicle users and stakeholders to negotiate and agree vehicle usage allocation and specifications.
* Measurement of internal supplier delivery according to Product Emergence Process (PEP) Deliverables
* Planning and prioritisation of internal operational deliverables to achieve Vehicle Delivery to customer expectation
* Project status reporting - KPI Production.
* Management and reporting of vehicle tracking system and utilisation metrics for designated project.
* Acquisition and disposal of vehicles.
* Process development.
* Meeting facilitation with engineering functions to support vehicle usage planning, requests, issues and inquiries.
* Supporting cross-functional planning meeting landscape to include departments such as, Prototype build, Project integration and Production.
* Interaction with parent / sister group companies

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

* Engineering Degree or equivalent
* Previous experience in Project management
* Effective Communication and presentation skills to all levels
* Working knowledge of Vehicle Systems, Engineering and Manufacturing processes
* Ability to Influence people at all levels
* Strong problem solving skills with the ability to lead a team through problem resolution activities.
* Competent at intermediate level or above in Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel (Vlookup, IF, AND, OR Functions)

Preferred (non-essential) skills

* Understanding of Product Emergence Process (PEP)
* Ability to write macro's in MS Excel

The Company

Is a leading Automotive manufacturer with a reputation for outstanding quality the world over. With demand increasing and an upturn in production, there is a need to bring further skills into the business to deliver on current and future projects.

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