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  • Job reference: RMS0104243

Project Engineer - ETO - 21745

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/02/2012
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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:
Act as the Key interface between ETO (Engineering To Order/ Vehicle personalisation) and the wider stakeholders (Vehicle Programme Teams, Marketing, Manufacturing etc)
Help coordinate a robust approach ensuring all properties (accessories / Limited editions etc.) are delivered to cost, time & the agreed quality standards
Co-ordinate the PCS (GPDS) cycle plan Milestone deliverables
Co-ordinate all Project deliverables Via integrator
Be responsible for status reporting, Cost / Timing / Quality
Act as the programme conduit for unlocking roadblocks
Lead cross functional issues ensuring resolution
Ensure robust Planning Via best practice process tool adherence
Provide status reports to the wider stake holders via PSTs, Integrator and night letters as required
Lead the ongoing development and enhancement of the ETO Programme Management processes

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Able to demonstrate good project management experience and a track record of successful project delivery
Knowledge of whole vehicle systems and BOM creation
Knowledge of Product Development structure and processes (incl PCS / GPDS)
An understanding of the parts procurement process and logistics involved
Knowledge and experience of prototype build and build planning processes
Self motivated, enthusiastic, pro-active, demonstrates initiative, with ability to work with minimum supervision
Excellent communication skills, PC literate, especially MS office
Self confident and able to represent ETO- Programme Management with integrity and credibility
Flexible with respect to travel.
Full driving license

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Systems understanding of WERS / GPIRS is desirable
Whole Vehicle Programme management and Launch experience.
Knowledge of key manufacturing process and how they are integrated to the Vehicle development process
Degree level of education is desirable
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