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  • Job reference: RMS0103176

Project Engineer - ETO Product Development - 21432

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/02/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (22/03/12)
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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.
o Co-ordinate the PCS (GPDS) cycle plan Milestone deliverables.
o Co-ordinate all Project deliverables Via integrator.
o Be responsible for status reporting, Cost / Timing / Quality.
o Act as the programme conduit for unlocking roadblocks.
o Lead cross functional issues ensuring resolution.
o Ensure robust Planning Via best practice process tool adherence.
o 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.

Skills Required:
- 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)
- Systems understanding of WERS / GPIRS is desirable
- 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

Experience Required:
- Whole Vehicle Programme management and Launch experience.
- JLR specific process knowledge ideally gained in Product Development environment.
- Knowledge of key manufacturing process and how they are integrated to the Vehicle development process

Education Required:
Degree level of education is desirable.
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