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  • Job reference: RMS0124147

Project Engineer - CAE Support- 24059

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/05/2013
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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:
Reporting to the manager Concept Simulation and Methods, this role is to provide administrative support to CAE Capability Growth projects.
- Project support for CAE Capability Growth Projects
- Maintain weekly Project Master spreadsheet status and data for input into the Capability Growth Dashboard
- Organise and co-ordinate bi-weekly project gateway meetings
- Monitor projects and develop strong relationships with JLR CAE project leaders to ensure that key milestones and deadlines are achieved
- Track project purchase requirements internally and with external engineering service providers
- Organise and co-ordinate regular CAE project completion presentations with JLR Chief Engineers
- Develop strong relationships with JLR Purchasing and Finance contacts in order to ensure project commercial requirements are implemented.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Good knowledge of project management principles and processes and able to work within a project framework.
- Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint packages.
- Strong communication skills and attention to detail
- Experience of working in an automotive engineering product development environment with knowledge or awareness of CAE applications.
- Able to demonstrate initiative and self-direction.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Good understanding of project commercial requirements including supplier selection, requests for quotes, purchase orders and payment schedules.
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