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Project Engineer - Powertrain - 24925

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Coventry
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/10/2013
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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:
Be responsible for the delivery of EMS systems to new vehicle programmes.
Liaise with the core engineering team and vehicle programme teams to agree system targets (quality, function, cost, weight) and define system content.
Work with core engineering Team, Suppliers and internal Customers to manage delivery of the EMS system on time to agreed targets and within budget. (Investment, resource and D&D).
Manage quality planning activities including FMEA and Quality History Review. Report project status and ensure compliance with all GPDS, SDS, FDVS and APQP requirements.
Work effectively with the EMS supplier to deliver production releases and engineering sign-off.
Be responsible for target setting & overall compilation of the Design Verification Plan to deliver Engineering sign-off

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
SW specification and testing in automotive environments ideally EMS related.
Good project management, negotiation and communication skills.
Excellent Supplier liaison, communication and management skills.
Proven record of project leadership & delivery of SW functionality to meet cost & performance / attribute targets.
Self motivated, enthusiastic and a good team player.
Must be highly motivated and able to foster good working relationships with Customers.
Experience of component or system delivery.
Systems engineering for Electronics
Good analytical skills & PC literate.
Strong understanding & application of Design quality tools (DFMEA, Robustness, etc).
Good working knowledge of project delivery and change management systems
Full Driving licence
Three years or greater experience with automotive hardware delivery, ideally Powertrain related.
Degree qualified

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Green Belt trained.
Experience with EMS software specifications / mechanisations.
Knowledge of EMS Systems and tailpipe emissions standards.
Matlab / Simulink data measurement and analysis
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