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  • Job reference: RMS0135015

Project Engineer - ETO - 25331

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/12/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (13/01/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
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:
Jaguar Land Rover¿s Engineered-To-Order (ETO) division operates as a nimble ¿business within a business¿ and is focused towards increasing profitability through leveraging our customers¿ desire to personalize their vehicles. 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 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, deliverable summarys, gateway papers and night letters as required. Lead the ongoing development and enhancement of the ETO Programme Management processes

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Excellent knowledge of project management tools and methods. Good working knowledge of automotive vehicle systems eg. vehicle accessories, vehicle exteriors, vehicle interiors, vehicle electrical systems, electronics, chassis and powertrain. Good working knowledge of business case inputs, tools and calculations eg TFLE, PBT, IRR. Good working knowledge of engineering principles relevant to the design, development, testing and manufacture of automotive products. Good working knowledge of systems and tools used to develop engineering solutions eg CAD, CAE, FMEA, DFA. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills essential to liaising with a number of internal and external parties, and coordinating a wide range of cross-functional work tasks. PC Fluent (Email, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
Experience of working in a project management role.
It is anticipated candidates with be educated to Degree Level, or HNC/ HND with significant experience.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Working knowledge of product creation and project management tools (PDLs, GPDS, PCS)
Knowledge of project management systems used in automotive applications
Working knowledge of issue tracking and release systems eg. BOM, AIMS, WERS Good working knowledge of manufacturing processes, particularly tooling methods and lead-times.
Experience of working in a similar or technical role within the automotive industry, with demonstrable track record of delivery
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