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  • Job reference: RMS0101580

Project Engineer - New Model - 21159

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Castle Bromwich
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/03/2012
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The Role:
New Model Programme Management and Co-ordination leading your own small team. Co-ordination and compilation of launch plans for the respective Model Year programmes from through to the "OK to Ship" milestone and Job1 + 90 Days. Accurate and objective status reporting of Programme Health at Senior Management Reviews and Programme Gateways through the application of the Launch QOS and other agreed programme deliverables. Leading build planning meetings for pre-volume manufacturing builds. Leading spec/BoM validation. Preparing/compiling materials and leading weekly Launch Management Meetings. Leading Open to Go meetings plus liaison/co-chair to Change Management meetings. Management of pre-volume vehicle rework requirements and plans. Lead teams in the structured problem resolution of launch issues. Promote continuous improvement via Lessons to be Learned and the determination and use of best practice.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experience in vehicle program management or new model introduction activities preferable. Demonstrable ability to lead & co-ordinate multifunctional teams. Must have a thorough, logical approach to issues, with high attention to detail. Personable, a good communicator of both written and verbal information. Proven structured problem solving skills. PC literate, good working knowledge of Microsoft packages. ¿ Prior experience with AIM's and engineering releasing preferable (WERS basic knowledge). Knowledge of LQOS, launch processes, systems & practices preferable. Able to work individually or as part of a multi-functional team. Pro-active self-starter, demonstrates initiative and dynamic approach. Flexible with respect to travel, work load and start/finish times. Ability to work with minimal supervision to deliver key objectives.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experience in new product introduction preferable. Engineering or manufacturing background.
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