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  • Job reference: RMS0150290

Project Engineer - Powertrain - 27412

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Whitley
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/08/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (14/09/15)
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:
The Powertrain Programme Management team is split into pre-(Advanced Product Creation) and post-(Delivery) teams, which are responsible for delivering all programs from concept through to Job#1. This opportunity is a new role within the post-(Delivery) team. The role Manage new Powertrain programmes to ensure they are delivered on time and with quality.

Responsibilities:-
* Manage the team in the planning, delivery and reporting of all actions relating to Powertrain components, systems and calibrations; using PCDS and other company frameworks.
* Lead the management of programme content, assumptions, resources and financial spend via Redbook and the PAS sheet process, to ensure PT budget is secured.
* Lead the management of Powertrain's programme health status and cross departmental activities using the key programme metrics (e.g. Programme Central, XPT Tracker, PT Metrics).
* Lead the management of Powertrain's input to vehicle programme team meetings; such as Programme Steering Team, Vehicle Integration Team, Daily Start-up, PACN meetings, Cost Risk & Opportunity meetings etc.
* Lead the management of weekly internal meetings such as Powertrain Steering Team, project timing meetings, AIMs reviews, Module Leader meetings, Powertrain Technical meetings, Cost Risk & Opportunity meetings etc.
* Support the inputs to Product Development Letter responses, e-PAS and PAS sheet creation; working with Powertrain Business Planning to ensure departmental resources are aligned to PD Budgets.
* Work with vehicle programme and departmental representatives to ensure all papers / presentations reporting status vs. targets are created; and presented to all appropriate forums including CPE/CFE reviews, PIR, VITs and PD Issues.

Skills & Experience Required:
Good knowledge of powertrain systems and areas. Knowledge of product development processes and PCDS principles. Ability to lead the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a team environment. Ability to interface directly with the vehicle programme teams and represent the Powertrain department. * Programme/project management, meeting demanding timescales, and budget control. Qualified to degree level; and computer literate in Excel, PowerPoint, and Google. Self-confidence and a 'passion for the product. Good knowledge of powertrain systems and areas. Knowledge of product development processes and PCDS principles. Ability to lead the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a team environment. Ability to interface directly with the vehicle programme teams and represent the Powertrain department. Programme/project management, meeting demanding timescales, and budget control. Qualified to degree level; and computer literate in Excel, PowerPoint, and Google. Self-confidence and a 'passion for the product.
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