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  • Job reference: RMS0129588

Project Engineer - Powertrain - 24601

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Whitley
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/08/2013
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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:
This role is to support the AJ200 Base Engine Programme Management team in the day to day delivery of the AJ200 programme by taking responsibility for management of all AJ200 prototype engines installed into PD development vehicles.
Acting as the AJ200 engine programme first point of call for all vehicle operational issues.
Responsible for monitoring the operational status of all AJ200 equipped prototype vehicles, diagnosing engine faults as reported by users, arranging repair or replacement of the engines as required.
Negotiating with vehicle workshops as required to get engines repaired, removed from and refitted to prototype cars.
Tracking the repair status of failed units and keeping the vehicle user fully informed on the status of their engine.
Planning, implementing, and tracking the status of any fleet wide repair or rework activities identified by the D&R team.
Generating regular weekly staus reports on fleet status and key issues

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Very good mechanical knowledge of engine systems and technologies.
Good mechanical diagnostic skills.
Good Pc skills using Excel spreadsheets to create and maintain engine tracker documentation.
Use of Powerpoint to create weekly management reports.
Good negotiation skills to obtain best workshop priority and fitter support.
Good customer interface skills to keep the customer fully informed on the status of their failed engine.
Must be able to drive with less than 6 penalty points on licence
A proven track record in communicating with customers and suppliers in a professional manner; able to negotiate satisfactiory solutions to problems/issues.
Experience of diagnosing engine machanical issues.
Experience of diagnosing engine electronics issues would be of benefit.
Experience of having tracked a fleet of engines or cars knowing th eoperational status of each
Preferablyy educated to degree level.
Other higher educational qualifications will be considered depending

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Some experience of engine electronics diagnostics would be advantageous
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