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  • Job reference: RMS0138003

Project Engineer - Electrical - 25793

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/02/2014
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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 role is based within the ADAS team in Electrical Engineering. The ADAS Team develops and delivers driver assistance systems and features based on video, radar and ultrasonic technologies such as Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keeping Assist, Automatic High Beam control, Intelligent Emergency Braking, Traffic Sign Recognition, Intelligent Speed Limiter, Rear View, Junction View, Cross Traffic Alert, 360 degree Plan View, Lane Change Merge Aid, Park Assist.

This project engineering position will be within a team coordinated by a Lead Project Engineer and will own the following engineering tasks and deliverables
Definition and maintenance of the commodity development plans (WBS definition and planning) with the suppliers, system engineers and interfacing commodity project engineers
Interfacing with the program Module Leaders ensuring that the engineers/suppliers deliverables are consistent with the vehicle milestones
Supervise component integration into the vehicle (Mechanical and Electrical integration) ¿ Supervise the component FMEAs and Quality reviews
Supervising the supplier development and testing according to the JLR standards.
Manage the introduction and release of parts in the JLR system (WERs, PACNs management)
Supervise the introduction of the component manufacturing procedures in the JLR Manufactoring process
Supervise the system integration, system testing, assessessment of the performance and functionality vs specifications.
Continuously improving the accuracy and coverage of the project management methods.
Issue identification, investigation and escalation.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Proven skills in leading engineering activities in the automotive sector (OEM or Tier1).
Proven skills in the integration of complex automotive components (mechanical and electrical integration)
Knowledge of risk management and risk mitigation
To be conversant with Project Management methods and familiar with tools such as Microsoft Project
Understanding of Quality methods (6 Sigma), Failure Mode Avoidance and robustness.
Good communication, interpersonal skills, self confidence and a 'passion for the product' are personal qualities needed to succeed in this high pressure environment, being self motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experience in leading engineering activities in the automotive sector (OEM or Tier1).
Experience in the integration of complex automotive components (mechanical and electrical integration)
Beng/Msc on Electrical/Electronics Engineering or equivalent
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