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Module Leader Electrical Chassis/ Powertrain

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 08/09/2015
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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.

The Role:
Responsible for the delivery of all systems within the module to SOP and on-going maintenance in series production
Responsible for the cross functional delivery for the module content to achieve PEP Gateways for all actions across the whole project life cycle
Manage new system delivery and system maintenance for series production
Sets and agrees module targets across all functions for unit cost, product specification, timing and expenditure and is responsible for deploying to functions and managing the Product Line Budget to meet the delivery targets.

Key Responsibilities
Leads target definition for Module Systems across business, including target balancing.
Accountable for agreeing clear targets for revenue, cost and profitability with each functional area.
Deliver projects to cost, quality and timing targets.
Steer and control projects through Product Emergence Process, ensuring adherence to project gateways.
resolve cross-functional conflicts to maintain cost, quality and timing with support of Product Line Director.
manage changes within project development,e.g. AEKO process.
Ensure consistency of reporting and monitoring of delivery.
deploy and manage budget with each function.
Support formulation of product line strategy and deliver to cycle plan.
Define and control Product description Book for Module Systems based on functional input.
Support maintenance of over lifetime to achieve volumes and KPE.
Lead project module team.
Motivate and manage employees within the Module Team.
Influence and guide the wider Project Team to ensure that they deliver effectively and consistently.
Represent the Module within the business and with Group colleagues.

Degree or equivalent in Engineering / technical / numerate Discipline
Preferably Chartered Engineer
Relevant industry experience including:
Programme Technical Role or Project / Programme Management Role within an OEM
Functional Engineering Management role(s) within an OEM.

Previous Experience
Demonstrable experience in delivering projects and systems from concept to SoP in a large automotive group / OEM preferably from within a Group company, across engineering / purchase / manufacturing / quality functions.
evidence of strong people leadership and management skills in a variety of situations associated with product and project delivery in a large automotive group / OEM, preferably from within a Group company.
Strong record of ability to deal with conflicting targets and active successful delivery to quality, cost, time and budget.
Communicate the business goals to colleagues and effectively explain the drivers for change.
Strong project management skills.
Project Delivery plan and technology / competitor analysis
All associated systems and processes linked to product development
A proven knowledge of vehicle systems
Ability to understand legislative and environmental requirements into module deliverables
Demonstrable concept to technical design and detail for manufacture problem solving skills
Ability to lead and motivate complex multi-functional teams to aligned goals
Management and deployment of complex budget delivery in line with business financial targets.
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