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Functional Project Manager - Electrical

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe, Cheshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/04/2018
  • Duration: on-going
  • Time left:
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    (12/06/18)
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The Role:
Delivery, Control & Change Management:
* Define with customer input the specific engineering deliverables at relevant PEP gateways for the project and manages activities to ensure gateway sign-off.
* Measurement of delivery status with early warning KPI systems in place to facilitate any necessary corrective actions or timely escalation
* Facilitate activities to ensure the ESO is achieved

Specification Management:
* Responsible for management and communication of project content to secure departmental and cross functional buy-in to technical targets, timing and cost.
* Evaluation of project impact on Attribute delivery/departmental strategies and technical roadmaps highlighting conflict to decision makers and assisting in countermeasures
* Tracking of budget and resource profiles against delivery requirements with early warning for significant deviations

Prioritisation of departmental activities:
* Influence the functional team to ensure people are engaged in delivering high quality, innovative solutions that achieves customer satisfaction and business efficiency. Challenge feature owners inc. HoD as required.
* Evaluate conflicting customer needs and support in prioritisation of tasks to ensure delivery. Assist HOD with resource conflicts in a timely manner.

Technical Evaluation:
* Empowered to review/challenge technical concepts and their suitability for the project targets
* Understand the technical drivers behind analysis and solutions, the link to departmental strategy/attributes or technical roadmaps.

Budgets
* Monitors investment and unit cost deviations to target and challenges as required

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.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- University degree in Engineering, preferably Electrical or similar
- Experience in the automotive industry in an appropriate role
- Project management experience
- Self-organised and motivated
- Good communicator in a variety of situations
- Presentation skills
- Fluent in MS office and able to pick up working with a variety of role specific systems and databases

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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