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  • Job reference: RMS0156232

Engineering Programme Manager

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Derby
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 21/04/2015
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The Company:
Our client is the world leader in automotive body components, fuel and energy storage systems and waste management solutions. With 103 plants spread over 28 countries they are looking to attract the best talent to continue expanding geographically and to keep pace with globalisation.

The Role:
o Ensure the product design and product industrialization including
associated tools (moulds, checking fixtures, validation equipment, etc.)
within the QCT requirements (non-event launch, robust manufacturing)
o Ensures cross functional management of his/her extended team
o Ensure RETEX and lessons learnt

Product design & validation:
· Work according to SHE requirements
· Can be involved in upstream phases of the project (expertise phase, acquisition phase)
· Analyze Customer Needs and Draw-up PO Specifications
· Define the concepts of the product design to meet customers specifications and GD&T and ensure
that the design for manufacturing (assembly, paint & packaging) are fulfilled
· Is the main technical contact with the customer during the design & tuning phases
· Is responsible for providing functional specifications for baby parts
· Manage and perform risk analysis (DFMEA + Design reviews)
· Manage Specifications, manufacturing and validation of the means (injection tools, checking fixtures,
test jigs, End Of Arm Tooling)
· Manage Product validation (functional, geometry and cosmetic quality)
· Manage Product tuning (mould tuning, checking fixture tuning)
· Participate to capitalization and to productivity actions
· At the end of the project, participate to the closure of project and gives feed back regarding best
practices and difficulties

Project Management:

· Define initial Statement of Work of product engineering perimeter including extended team,
regarding project perimeter, development budget (hours) and Optimap Work Packages
· Define and set up the engineering project planning
· Manage the engineering project reviews, consolidates actions and provides reporting and action
· Participate to QUAD (product & process feasibility milestones) reviews
· Track perimeter changes and reports to the PM

Budget management:
· Ensure product PRU commitment for the design relevant criteria
· Allocate budget to his extended team
· Ensure the follow up of project budget and escalade in case of deviation
· Determine internal and external perimeter versus SOW
· Contribute to investment optimization through part design
· He proposes adjustments and modifications linked to perimeter evolution during project life time

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelor’s with experience or Master’s degree
Leadership, able to make clear synthesis, organized, rigorous, good
communication, English, project management skills
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