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  • Job reference: RMS0107840

Project Engineer - Powertrain - 22532

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Whitley
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/06/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (21/06/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
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:
Reporting to the Diesel engine business planning Manager, the primary role involves planning, co-ordination, approval, reporting of planning activities. Prepare detailed agreed budget responses (Headcount, ED&T and vehicles) in responses to PDL's and APC programmes. During the APC phase of programmes significant changes occur in assumptions at short notice which require quick responses to changes in assumptions. Represent the Diesel team at weekly PT PDL governance meeting and ensure that PDLs are responded to on time and that the PAS sheets are reviewed within the Diesel team and approved. Responsible for ensuring that the technical assumption decks, which are used to define the level of resource required to deliver a programme and to help communicate programme content internal to the department and to suppliers, are reviewed and updated on a regular basis, that changes are clearly communicated through the teams and with suppliers and that the RFQ and quotes are against the right assumptions. Responsible for supporting the maintainance and evolving a synthetic headcount, ED&T and vehicle requirement tool. Manage the raising of ED&T approval requests in line with supplier quotes, reviewing quotes against RFQ and using the PACN process to manage programme changes.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Applicants should be qualified to degree level and have experience in the management of complex projects. 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. 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. Must be a competent practioner in the use of Excel to analyse data and produce concise easily understood summaries.Honours Degree in engineering, sciences or mathmatics. Clean UK driving license

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
An understanding of product develoment processes and programme delivery principles.
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