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  • Job reference: RMS0117164

Graduate Project Engineer - Body

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/11/2012
  • Time left:
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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.

The Role:
- To support the identification and compilation of all parts / assemblies (including part built vehicles) required for engineering sign-off of Body Engineering components from an understanding of the tests required and liaison with engineers, test engineers and suppliers
- Production of full ""exploded view"" visuals of parts from CAD for clarity in discussions with others
- Consolidating a full cost status of these parts and assemblies, and identifying opportunities to reduce cost where necessary (including the development of unique, reduced cost, high level assembly specifications)
- Working in conjunction with engineers, Purchasing, New Model Programmes, Logistics personnel and suppliers, arranging and attending meetings as necessary, to ensure requirements are understood, test plan is agreed and correct parts are ordered and delivered when required
- Identification of any unique packaging requirements
- Working at pilot production plant with Manufacturing, New Model Programmes and Logistics personnel to ensure properties are built to specification and arranging transport.
- Ensuring timely delivery of parts and assemblies to end customers for test

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Experience of program or project management
- Meeting demanding timescales
- Budget control and cost effective delivery

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Experience of working with vehicle Bills of Material and / or automotive manufacturing experience
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