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  • Job reference: RMS0173392

Project Engineer - 31476

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/11/2016
  • Duration: on going
This vacancy has now expired.

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:
"Project Engineers within Vehicle Engineering support the delivery of two functions. Targets and Sign-Off (T&SO) and Test & Development (T&D). The T&D deliverables support the definition and managing of the Vehicle Engineering Fleet that services the requirements of all COC and Attribute areas. The T&SO deliverables support and guide the Engineering sign off of the vehicle to meet its targets and deliver the correct mix of attributes for the customer. This role would suit a self starter, wanting exposure to whole vehicle engineering with a passion for the product. This role interacts with CoCs (Centres of Competence) and Attribute Teams. Assist with the planning of prototype vehicles and the generation of fleet development plans Support Build and sign off vehicles at the end of the line. Assist with the management of the Engineering Fleet day by day , Ensure Attribute Demonstrator Vehicles are kept up to date with latest content Work closely with workshop facilities to resolve vehicle off road (VOR) issues. Prepare weekly vehicle metrics for presentation to senior management Organisation of driven and non-driven attribute demonstrations to Vehicle Evaluation Team (VET) and senior management Assist the Engineering Targets and Sign-Off for the vehicle line. This includes preparing presentation packs for use at Technical Issues meetings and other reporting forums. Assisting with the resolution of vehicle design issues. Ensure Design Verification Plans (DVPs) are created and completed on-time and help drive issues to successful conclusion."

3 KEY SKILLS
A can do attitude with a willingness to learn are just as important as relevant experience Excellent communication skills. High level of drive and personal organisation. Demonstrate good problem solving techniques Familiarity with some PD IT systems (i.e.Fleet Management System, AIMS, RMDV) Knowledge of PCS Ability to create vehicle plans and specify vehicles based on customer requirements. A good knowledge of vehicles. Working knowledge of the programme & project delivery processes, PCS & TCDS Experience working cross functionally and co-ordinating the technical resolution to complex problems preferred. Experience of developing mainstream vehicle concepts Experience with MHEV and PHEV vehicles Experience with development of multiple vehicle from one platform architecture

Education Required: Degree qualified Engineering Degree

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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