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  • Job reference: RMS0152965

Project Engineer - Chassis - 28028

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/06/2015
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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:
The SSA Project Manager (Module Leader) will have direct responsibility for SSA Programme delivery covering Frames, Suspension Structures and Compliant Mounting Systems components for a given Programme. Key requirement of job role: 1. Co-ordinate, guide and influence SSA Component Delivery Teams towards meeting Programme objectives. 2. Act as a single point of contact for all SSA activities in support of Chassis Programme PL and applicable Programme Managers. 3. Maintain relevant data to monitor and achieve Programme targets including release timing, gateway adherence, attribute achievement, cost and weight. 4. Represent SSA to the Programme team at all relevant forums and be positively influential within these forums. 5. Ensure that AIM's (problem reports), RMDV (Design Validation), SM Sheets (Seniors reporting), ESO trackers, DPA's (CAD accuracy) and other relevant trackers are maintained and progressed with urgency and accuracy. 6. Rapidly react to issue progression and co-ordinate team activity across relevant functions, recommend corrective actions and escalate as required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Strong communication/team working/project management skills essential. Self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision - essential. PC (MS Office) literacy - essential. Robust practical knowledge of engineering principles. Demonstrable leadership and influencing skills - essential. Ability to multi task - essential.
Automotive engineering design/development track record of successful project management and on time delivery
HNC/D or equivalent automotive experience in the above field.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experience of dealing with suppliers and other areas of the Company business. A working knowledge of AIM's, eFDVS, RMDV, WERS, FMA Quality tools and PCS is preferred.
Experience of Company Programme Management tools/Product Creation System (PCS)/GPDS - preferred Current use of WERS, AIMS and other company engineering delivery systems - preferred
Mechanical Engineering Degree

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