Accessibility Links
  • Job reference: RMS0138788

Project Engineer - PD Ops - 25574

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/02/2014
This vacancy has now been filled but please feel free to use the links below to send us your CV or view similar jobs.

Alternatively you can contact the recruitment consultant in this area by using the links on the right hand side of this page.
Send jobs like this to my email    What's this?
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:
The department provides 'Business Office' services to the Vehicle Line Director to ensure that integrated business and product plans exist and where appropriate drives business initiatives to gain alignment and business improvement.
The Role & Resp:
(1) Lead VLBR projects - managing work streams to technically and financially assess and deliver margin opportunities
(2) Drive benchmarking and take rate analysis to generate VLBR actions with all functions. Be a reference for this type of information
(3) Manage link between technology (commodity systems) cycle plan and vehicle plan and support development of commodity strategy and feature into programmes roll-out
(4) Integrate cost reduction opportunities into vehicle line plans

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Competitor and market acumen; benchmarking analysis skills
Product literate; Automotive interest and passion for automotive business
Excellent analytical skills; Numerate and MS Office Skills (Excel, PowerPoint)
Oral and written communication skills; Technical proficiency and capability to interrogate engineering and vehicle programme development matters
Interpersonal skills; Capability to work cross-functionally
Financial analysis and Business case development; Understanding of product programme financial principles
Experience with working in technical / engineering environment and commercial / marketing environment
Qualified to degree level in either Engineering, Science or Business discipline

Back to Top

By clicking "Save" you consent to
receiving matching jobs based on the
job/page you are viewing by email from
Fircroft, as detailed in our privacy policy
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with our current vacancies and latest company updates via email. Occasionally Fircrofts marketing may contain 3rd party or affiliate information, however we will not share your personal data with any 3rd parties without your consent. From time to time, we might contact you to get your views on the service you have received. To help you get the best out of Fircroft, we may personalise them based on your location and how you use
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with the latest company updates and vacancies via SMS / Text messages
Your consent options above means that Fircroft cannot contact you about any new or alternative career vacancies. If you want Fircroft to only contact you about the role(s) you have applied for please continue, however if you would like to be considered for other positions please allow us to contact you by changing one or more of the above consent.