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Project Engineer - Chassis - 20807

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/10/2011
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The Role:
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 JLR 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

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
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
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
Engineering or business management

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experience in the use of MS Office and Google office software and experience of or willingness to learn a range of JLR applicaton packages for travel and test facility booking
Degree qualification in one of the above
Degree qualification in one of the above
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