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Project Engineer - 27199

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 31/12/2014
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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:
The SSA Project Manager (Module Leader) will have direct responsibility for SSA Programme delivery covering Frames, Suspension Structures and Compliant Mounting Systems components for a given Programme.

Key requirements of job role:
1. Co-ordinate, guide and influence SSA Component Delivery Teams towards meeting Programme objectives.
2. Act as a single point of contact for all SSA activities in support of Chassis Programme PL and applicable Programme Managers.
3. Maintain relevant data to monitor and achieve Programme targets including release timing, gateway adherence, attribute achievement, cost and weight.
4. Represent SSA to the Programme team at all relevant forums and be positively influential within these forums.
5. Ensure that AIM's (problem reports), RMDV (Design Validation), SM Sheets (Seniors reporting), ESO trackers, DPA's (CAD accuracy) and other relevant trackers are maintained and progressed with urgency and accuracy.
6. Rapidly react to issue progression and co-ordinate team activity across relevant functions, recommend corrective actions and escalate as required.

Work will be based at Gaydon but there may be a need for occasional travel to suppliers, other sites or manufacturing facilities.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Automotive engineering design/development
* Track record of successful project management and on time delivery
Skills Required:
* Strong communication/team working/project management skills - essential.
* Self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision - essential.
* PC (MS Office) literacy - essential.
* Robust practical knowledge of engineering principles.
* Demonstrable leadership and influencing skills - essential.
* Ability to multi task - essential.
* HNC/D or equivalent automotive experience in the above field.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience of Programme Management tools/Product Creation System (PCS)/GPDS - preferred
* Current use of WERS, AIMS and other engineering delivery systems - preferred
* Experience of dealing with suppliers and other areas of the business.
* A working knowledge of AIM's, eFDVS, RMDV, WERS, FMA Quality tools and PCS is preferred.
* Mechanical Engineering Degree
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