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  • Job reference: RMS0158903

Project Engineer - Electrical - 29245

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/08/2015
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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:
Build support engineer for Electrical Engineering. The role is primarily in troubleshooting issues during the engineering prototype builds to ensure the build progresses to schedule. The scope includes material supply for the build - planning material availability in line with the bill of materials; working with the logistics team and engineers to ensure required parts are available. The scope also includes technical problem solving, working with the manufacturing team and engineers to overcome problems in build and assisting in diagnosis of faults. All builds across a number of vehicle projects from 1st prototype mock ups through to assembly of off-tool parts to the intended manufacturing process are to be covered. The builds take place on several sites so flexibility in place of work is required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
3 key skills; Problem solving. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to study a problem, generate possible solutions, select the appropriate practical solution and follow it through. Ideally have used structured problem solving tools. Communication and negotiation skills. The candidate will have demonstrated confidence in communication and negotiation with others in order to gain support to achieve an objective. Experience of working under time pressure to tight deadlines is required. Flexibility. The candidate must demonstrate a willingness to adapt according to circumstances. A flexible approach to responsibilities is required in order to solve build issues by the quickest means. Some experience of engineering, including prototype builds and testing is essential. The candidate will have some experience of working in a vehicle build environment.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Electrical Engineering experience is an advantage. Experience of working in vehicle product launch is also an advantage. Knowledge of vehicle electrical networks and diagnostics tools is also an advantage.
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