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  • Job reference: RMS0155202

Project Engineer - Engineering -28335

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/05/2015
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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:
Lead / Project Engineer for cabin / safety component systems. Key responsibilities: The design, development, test and integration of safety components and the management of the interfacing sub-systems to achieve final PPAP in line with the programme milestones. Design releasing and change management / BOM updates Developing and managing the implementation of feasible technical solutions to achieve programme targets for cost, weight, quality, legal and functional performance, etc Management of the design responsible supplier teams in support of delivery of the programme milestones. Keeping all project documentation and Programme reporting structures up to date Interfacing with key programme attribute teams to support the delivery of all vehicle attribute requirements, especially the vehicle safety attribute Managing all the key stakeholders associated with safety component development (e.g. Suppliers, Purchasing, Vehicle Engineering, Quality, Design, Optical & Perceived Quality, Finance, Manufacturing, Service, Logistics, etc)

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The candidate must have proven experience of project management within a technical environment, ideally encompassing the management of suppliers or other external organisations. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate a logical and methodical approach to component applications, verification/validation and problem solving. Skills in Microsoft Excel / Power Point / Word are necessary The successful candidate will be an effective communicator with strong organisational, presentation and numerical skills. A good understanding of the Design FMEA process and Design Verification of components and systems.

A proven track record of delivering automotive engineering projects within budget and time constraints and against tough engineering and quality targets.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Previous experience in Automotive Body Engineering / Safety Components, Restraint Electronics or a Vehicle Safety environment is desirable. Working knowledge of safety component development including airbag or seat belt dynamic performance and manufacturing processes would be highly beneficial. Knowledge of vehicle level safety requirements is desirable. Experience of safety component dynamic film analysis and associated data interpretation is preferred. An understanding of safety components Engineering Standards and Test Procedures would be beneficial

Preferred technical experience within the automotive industry and specifically of automotive safety systems or of key interfacing areas (e.g. cabin trim or seating).
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