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  • Job reference: RMS0105303

Project Engineer - Electrical - Hybrid - 21908

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/04/2012
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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:
Position Description:
- Lead a project team in the definition of battery requirements by capturing and agreeing cascaded requirements from the industry, the company vehicle attributes and systems teams.
- Manage the tier 1 supplier partner in the development of the xEV battery system according to programme technical, cost and timing targets.
- Develop a commodity development plan of the xEV battery system.
- Lead the completion of quality documentations, including boundary diagram, FMEA, P diagrams, quality history reviews, robustness checklist.
- Lead the completion of hazard analysis and functional safety analysis.
- Manage and develop the battery.package that balances the cost and vehicle attributes targets.
- Support the development of battery standards and design verification methods (DVMs). Work with the company manufacturing and Service, develop and agree the company manufacturing and service strategies. - Report out project status to project leaders and senior managements at regular reviews and key milestones.
- Lead and delegate tasks to internal and external teams.
- Lead team in launch activities.

Skills Required:
- Strong appreciation of vehicle systems and architectures.
- Proven track record of leading an engineering team, working in a multi functonal environment to meet project targets and milestones.
- Experience in component engineering for automotive applcation with electrical/electronics background.
- Must be able to demonstrate the ability to lead the resolution of technical and process issues within a Project Team environment.
- Experience in applying quality and robustness tools such as boundary diagram, FMEA, P diagrams, quality history reviews, robustness component development.
- Proven project management track record of complex systems/components.
- Supplier Management experience - manage suppliers' delivery to meet technical, timing and cost targets.
- Problem investigation and problem solving.
- Confident communicator and leader.
- Strong organisational skills.
- A high level of diligence and personal integrity.
- Sound Judgement.

Skills Preferred:
- DOORs experience advantageous but not essential.

Experience Required:
- Proven track record of leading a team in development of complex electrical/electronics systems or component.

Experience Preferred:
- Experience in delivery to the companies GTDS and/or GPDS processes.
- Experience with the companies WERS process.
- xEV component development experience.

Education Required:
- Degree level qualified in Mechanical, Electrical or Electronic engineering or closely related subject

Education Preferred:
- Post graduate degree (but not essential)
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