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  • Job reference: RMS0133568

Project Engineer - Powertrain - 25047

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/06/2014
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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:
Lead cross functional teams in the integration of major units (engines and transmissions) with the rest of the Powertrain/vehicle from to to ensure technical target compatibility in line with programme timing.
Lead cross functional teams in the delivery of GTDS (research) projects from Concept Readiness to Application Readiness in line with prescribed deliverables and timing.
Lead the reporting of both major unit and GTDS projects to all levels of the business including escalation reviews as required.
Respond to Product Definition Letters (PDLs) and PAS sheet input requests as required to ensure departmental resources are aligned to Product Development Budgets
Identify and deliver process improvements to support more efficient and effective delivery of both major unit and GTDS projects
Support the management of weekly internal meetings such as Powertrain Technical Review, Powertrain Advanced Engineering Meeting, Advanced Engines Reviews

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Have a good knowledge of Powertrain systems and areas
Proven ability to influence and/or manage people.
Candidate must have a record of proactive delivery and commitment to meeting deadlines.
An ability to work independently and to prioritise complex issues.
Good verbal and written communication skills required to communicate at all levels.
Data manipulation and presentation capability: Excel, Powerpoint etc.
Have experience of PCS (Product Creation System) or GTDS (Global Technology Development System) processes and deliverables or equivalents
Experience in project management, process improvement and strategy development.
Experience of cross functional negotiations.
Must be degree qualified in a technical field.
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