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Project Engineer - Electrical Engineer - 26856

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/08/2014
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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:
The role is within Infotainment in Electrical Engineering reporting to the Infotainment NGI (Next Generation Infotainment) Project Manager.

This role is critical to the introduction of our Next Generation Infotainment (NGI) system into the X351 and X260 16 model year vehicle programmes. NGI brings substantial new technology to our vehicles and requires new ways of working. The programme must be delivered to the Produce Creation System requirements but will require a new approach in our engineering process and relationships with business partners. This role is key to delivering the project into production in its first application.

The role is the primary support for the NGI Project Manager and Programme Management team, with: -
* Assessment and presentation of internal & project
* Key Process Indicators - primarily focused on programme timing, change control, issue management
* Supporting Requirements: - Management - including DOORs administration and running the change management board
* Supporting the set-up and running of new business processes (including risk management)
* Co-ordinate change management activities for Infotainment commodities to support programme timing objectives

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* A good level of experience of proven Project management
* Previous experience of IBM Rational Tools, including DOORS, ClearQuest, (ClearCase is desirable but not essential)
* Previous Infotainment experience is desirable, but not essential
* NGI is a large programme with impact right across our business, past experience should include presentation to senior management and working with peers to achieve goals
* Ability to lead the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment.
* Self motivated, enthusiastic, pro-active, demonstrates initiative, with ability to work with minimum supervision.
* Ability to interact and communicate effectively at all levels within the organisation
* Capable of working in a reactive and pressured environment where rapid turnaround of issues is expected
* Knowledge of Quality/Problem Solving Tools
* Excellent communication skills, PC literate, especially MS office
* Proven ability to influence and/or mana

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Project management qualifications (Prince2 or equivalent)
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