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  • Job reference: RMS0149069

Project Engineer - 27342

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/10/2014
  • Time left:
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    (20/10/14)
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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 Electrical Project Manager (Electrical Project Leader) will be a member of the EE Project Leadership team. The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring the robust and timely delivery of all Electrical deliverables from Project Start, through Engineering sign-off and launch of a new product at J1. The role involves weekly interface with the Programmes Directors, representing the Electrical Engineering Function. This is a highly visible position in the business. Other responsibilities include:
* Ensure alignment between Electrical department and programmes teams, other engineering departments and, other functions - service, manufacturing, etc.
* Ensure targets cascaded from the programme to Electrical department are appropriate to required content and achievable - cost, investment, weight.
* Ensure facilities/vehicles are available / allocated to allow completion of requested testing work.
* Co-ordinate bill of material validation exercises.
* Clarify requirements to succeed through clear interpretation of deliverables to engineers.
* Support consistent Project Reviews and senior reviews to a set format.
* Weekly publication of programme status sheet and updates of deliverables
* Co-ordination and tracking of testing and development status for sign-off and reporting
* Co-ordination and tracking of engineering releases

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Proven experience of Project Management/experience of working in projects.
* Ability to lead the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment
* Self motivated, enthusiastic, pro-active, demonstrates initiative, with ability to work with minimum supervision.
* Experience in developing new processes and procedures to improve quality and delivery.
* Attention to detail and being able to demonstrate being able to work in a fast environment with high degree of accuracy
* Able to demonstrate good project management experience and a track record of successful project delivery.
* Educated to degree level.
* Excellent communication skills, PC literate, especially MS office
* Presentation skills
* Full driving Licence

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Knowledge of vehicle electrical systems (desirable although other engineering disciplines also considered)
* Experience of working in automotive or engineering projects
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