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Project Engineer - Powertrain - 25157

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Coventry
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/04/2014
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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:
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 external facing management activities. Activities may include, but will not be limited to:- Acting as the AJ200 engine rpogramme representative in vehicle programme meetings. e.g. Powertrain Steering Team meetings, Vehicle build planning meetings, AIMS review meetings, Powertrain Module Team meetings. Cascade vehicle programme requirements to the AJ200 D&R team, and collate inputs and responses to feed back to the vehicle teams in a timely manner. Liaising with the relevant D&R engineers to obtain regular status updates on vehicle AIMs issues. Acting as the first port of call for prototype vehicle build teams regarding all issues on prototype engine supply and issue resolution. Working with the Vehicle Team PL's to identify and confirm prototype engine quantities for future build phases in a timely manner

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
This is a key support role with much to be delivered under tight time, resource and financial constraints. Key to delivery will be a flexible, ""can do"" attitude and the right balance between the ability to work independently and get the job done and the required honesty to speak up when unsure and seek guidance.
As such:- Basic project management skills are essential, as are good communication and presentation skills. High competence in PC desktop applications e.g. excel, PowerPoint etc. High levels of personal organisation and motivation skills are also essential. Happy to use own initiative to tackle problems and flexible in your approach to achieve the best programme results.
Some experience of project management is essential. A proven track record in communicating with customers and suppliers in a professional manner; able to negotiate satisfactory solutions to problems/issues. Experience of manageing data and information. Analysing data and drawing appropriate conclusions. (Pr

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Good understanding of the product delivery process ideally including knowledge of the JLR PCS system. A good general knowledge of engine systems and components would be advantageous. Familiarity with key PD IT systems ( AIMS, GPIRS, WERS) will also be beneficial.
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