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  • Job reference: RMS0143547

Project Engineer - ETO - 26528

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/06/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (14/07/14)
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:
Engineered-To-Order (SVO) division operates as a nimble business within a business and is focused towards increasing profitability through leveraging our customers desire to personalize their vehicles. Key strategic elements include: Pushing the boundaries of the JLR brands to create high premium niche halo performance & luxury vehicles. ¿ Developing a range of option packs to enhance the sporting and lifestyle attributes of our vehicle range.Enhancing the premium customer experience through vehicle personalisation and exclusivity As a Project Engineer within JLR¿s Special Vehicles Operation (SVO) Division you will be responsible for ensuring key products, ranging from vehicle accessories to whole vehicle limited editions, are delivered to cost, time and quality targets. You will need to coordinate all necessary actions within the division working across functional areas such as engineering, manufacturing, finance, sales and marketing, as well as liaise with other JLR divisions and external suppliers. You will need to lead the resolution of cross-functional issues and report the project status to senior management on a regular basis via a range of communication channels including project team meetings, gateway papers and night letters.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Working knowledge of JLR product creation and project management tools (PDLs, GPDS, PCS) Knowledge of project management systems used in automotive applications Working knowledge of JLR 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 technically biased project management role.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experience of working in a similar or technical role within the automotive industry with demonstrable track record of delivery.
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