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  • Job reference: RMS0156471

PKO Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/06/2015
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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:
Main Purpose of the Role
• To facilitate the identification, evaluation and implementation of cost saving initiatives in line with Company Planning Round requirements.

Scope of the Role
• Plan and promote cost and weight optimisation idea generation events with Engineering Functions, suppliers and other company departments. Focus on initiating and
managing further Supplier Workshops.
• Assess these optimisation initiatives for initial technical and commercial feasibility and coordinate activity across the company.
• Maximise Company benefit from Group PKO activities, through adoption of Group initiatives and processes.
• Accountable for the delivery of optimisation projects within budget and time to satisfy the company financial plans.
• Assist the PKO department with international business and language.
• Assist in the longer term education of the company to improve its cost and weight management techniques for future projects.

Qualifications & Experience
• Degree in an appropriate Engineering discipline
• Experience as an Engineer working on vehicle projects.
• Proven track record of successful delivery of vehicle systems/features an engineer responsible for quality, cost and timely delivery in a new vehicle project, or as a Project
Manager of smaller vehicle projects.
• Project management skills required to lead and motivate cross-functional teams and deliver PKO projects.
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