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  • Job reference: RMS0105817

Project Engineer - Brakes Test Support - 22015

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/04/2012
  • Time left:
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    (17/04/12)
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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:
Position Description:
- Manage & report performance against Brakes department Travel, Test, Capital Expenditure, Revenue & Development Budgets.Co-ordinate and facilitate travel budget, booking & planning for a team of 80 engineers involved in test activities in the UK and world wide.
- Co-ordinate test activities at a North Sweden winter test site
- specifically:
- Develop and present pre season briefings for facility users.
- Co-ordinte test facility requirements for all the company users and optimize facility use within facility constraints.
- Working with the Brakes Development teams to manage their activities at overseas test sites with respect to:
- Facility bookings, utilization of local resources, liaison with facility management team, contribution to contract negotiation.
- Co-ordinate transport of vehicles and support equipment to and from key test and development facilities in the UK and Europe.
- Facilitate vehicle sharing in order to minimize transport costs, Schedule transport to optimize load utilization.

Skills Required:
- Good organisational skills and the ability to schedule complex activities using a range of IT tools.
- Good communication, presentation and meeting organisation skills.
- Experience of facility management and associated health and safety procedures.

Skills Preferred:
- Experience in the use of MS Office and Google office software and experience of or willingness to learn a range of the company applicaton packages for travel and test facility booking

Experience Required:
- Previous experience of facility management and transport or travel logistics are essential.
- An interest in cars and appreciation of the significance of different specifications is also essential.

Experience Preferred:
- Degree qualification in one of the above

Education Required:
- Engineering or business management

Education Preferred:
- Degree qualification in one of the above
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