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  • Job reference: RMS0150783

Project Engineer 27595

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/02/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (24/03/15)
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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:
Be responsible for the Engineering, Leadership and Coordination of all Module Team activities relating to the timely delivery of SSA content on the D7u Platform and its associated future Programmes. To coordinate, guide and influence the Module Team resource including SSA Component Delivery Teams, Finance, Purchasing, Maunfacturing and so on towards delivering programme objectives in line with PCDS. Act as a point of contact for all SSA activities in support of Chassis Programme PL, Programme Managers and SSA Architecture Module Leader. To maintain relevant data to enable monitoring and achievement of both technical and business related programme targets i.e. release timing, gateway adherance, attribute achievement, cost and weight. To co-ordinate and chair relevant meetings with suppliers, and other team members within the Module Team, and take the lead in problem resolution. ¿To represent SSA to the programme team at all relevant forums including presenting of SM sheets and Issues at regular reviews every 6 weeks to chief functional and chief programme engineers, weekly AIMs reviews, Launch meetings and alike. To represent SSA and be positively influencial in relevant peer group and Programme forums within the delivery process. To ensure that AIMS, RMDV / eFDVS, SM sheets, ESO trackers, DPA's and other relevant programme metrics are progressed and maintained to a high level of accuracy and robustness. To rapidly react to 'off plan' issues, enable issue progression, recommend corrective actions or escalate to the SSA AML, Area GLs and/or SSA Senior Manager. To co-ordinate and compile SSA responses to applicable PDL's, including costs, weight and resource within the related timeframes (normally 3 weeks)."

Role is based at Gaydon. There is a need for occasional travel to suppliers, manufacturing facilities or other design centres
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Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* A good team player with excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, self confidence, high motivation and a `passion for the product is essential to this position.
* Experience in dealing with other areas of the business and with suppliers, and ability to present to varying levels of SSA and Programme management.
* Will preferably have experience in working with relevant chassis components.
* Experience of releasing parts with robust design verification sign off is also preferable.
* As the role requires management and co-ordination of a team of engineers and significant communication with the Module Team, demonstrable leadership and influencing skills are essential.
* Multi tasking is also an essential skill, the work will be very varied and require significant initiative and dedication.

* Role is based at Gaydon. There is a need for occasional travel to suppliers, manufacturing facilities or other design centres..
* A good working knowledge of AIMS, eFDVS,

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 Programme Management tools/Product Creation System (PCS)/GPDS - preferred Current use of WERS, AIMS and other engineering delivery systems - preferred"
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