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  • Job reference: RMS0111830

Project Engineer - PD Complex Quality - 22820

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Castle Bromwich
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 21/01/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (28/01/13)
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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:
Position Description:
The department is part of PD Operations with matrix responsibility to the Chief Programme Engineer. Complex Quality is a new activity within the Launch process that focuses on some of the potential high hurt/variable issues on the vehicle which could have a significant impact on the Perceived Quality and Function. Through the formation of cross function teams across engineering, manufacturing and launch specific focus is targeted around these areas of the vehicle from the VP stage of the program to ensure successful delivery is achieved ahead of Job#1.
In this role you will be responsible for the management and delivery of defined projects associated with Complex Quality in conjunction with the cross functional teams. The role will involve the following:
>Facilitate and support daily Complex Quality Reviews.
>Assess latest status of component/systems in relation to Complex Quality Areas and provide insights and recommendations to deliver required level of Quality.
>Support each of the build phases in the program and measure and report status on each of the Complex Quality areas engaging the relevant engineering and manufacturing teams as required.
>Support and facilitate Ecube reviews working with the engineering teams to ensure latest parts are fitted and assessed ahead of each milestone event. >Liaising closely with PCPA, CAA and Company Quality to ensure alignment with Launch teams during Quality reviews

Skills Required:
>Applicants should preferably be qualified to degree level and the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the ability to lead the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment.
>An understanding of Product Development processes and programme delivery principles are essential.
>Good communication, interpersonal skills, self-confidence and a 'passion for the product' are personal qualities needed to succeed in this environment, being self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision.
>Experience of project or supplier management, meeting demanding timescales, budget control and cost-effective delivery would be beneficial. >Previous experience within Programmes, Core Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or Launch experience are considered desirable, with a good knowledge of product development processes.
>A 6 Sigma mindset using a logical and structured approach to problem solving, with high attention to detail.


Experience Required:
>An understanding of Product Development processes and programme delivery principles are essential.
>Experience of Project Management in the motor industry sector preferred >Background in Body Engineering


Education Required:
>Applicants should preferably be qualified to degree level and the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the ability to lead the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment. .

Education Preferred:
>Qualified 6 Sigma Black Belt would be beneficial
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