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  • Job reference: RMS0138788

Project Engineer - PD Ops - 25574

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/02/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (19/03/14)
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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:
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

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