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Project Engineer - Business Planning - 20948

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/01/2012
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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:
This is a business planner role, the Role & Responsibilties are:

Lead projects that come out of the Vehicle line business review (VLBR) - managing work streams and delivery of opportunities
Drive analysis to generate VLBR actions with all functions
Ensure correlation between VLBR activities and Vehicle Line profitability
Ensure robust timely & quality delivery of any tactical product actions with Programmes
Review cycle plan studies for full & appropriate integration into vehicle line plan
Manage link between technology (commodity systems) cycle plan and vehicle plan and support development of commodity strategy
Integrate cost reduction opportunities into vehicle line plans,
Lead preparation of Material Cost days or feature benchmark/demo workshops

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Competitor and market awareness; Product literate; Understanding of product programme financial principles; Numerate and MS Office Skills (Excel, Powerpoint); Oral and written communication skills; Excellent analytical skills. Marketing, Product Marketing or Finance experience; Business Case development and Business Economics Reporting experience. Qualified to degree level in either Engineering, Science or Business discipline

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Be comfortable handling multiple tasks in a fast paced environment; Have a determination to get the job done; Be thorough and capable of sustained attention to detail. Leadership and Business Behaviours:Business Acumen, Drive for Results, Courage, Connects with Customers and Do the Right Thing
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