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  • Job reference: RMS0153443

Project Engineer - Powertrain - 27999

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/01/2015
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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:
The successful applicant will play a major role in ensuring that the technical, functional and financial targets are met within Powertrain APC projects. Key activities will include: ¿ Work with Product Strategy and the Vehicle APC team to set up an aligned set of initial product assumptions to act as the foundation for developing the project. ¿ Define Powertrain system offerings for new JLR products. Including: - Liaising with Design teams to ensure CAD designs & compatible package available - Ensure technical targets are met & compatible ¿ i.e. Exhaust design meets Engine back pressure target, Emissions requirements, NVH targets, Weight targets - Ensure PT financial targets are met, including Vendor tooling, D&D and material cost - Ensure programme timing plan is compatible for all PT areas ¿ Manage programme tracking documentation closely monitoring financial, technical/functional and package status to targets, driving inputs from the Module Leaders. ¿ Create and present programme plans & status documentation to key meeting forums (including senior management reviews) both within and outside Powertrain. ¿ Successfully deliver PT programme content from KO through initial programme gateways. ¿ Lead/Support the Project Leader in the resolution of key programme issues issues technical, financial etc¿ Lead/Support the Project Leader to plan and prepare for first physical vehicle prototype builds (X1) and initial virtual (UNV0) builds ¿ Work closely with key customers e.g. Vehicle Engineering, Manufacturing & Service to ensure that PT assumptions are compatible and clearly understood. "

Skills Required:
"A good level of knowledge of Powertrain systems Be able to demonstrate the ability to lead the resolution of technical and process issues within a Project Team environment Be able to demonstrate commercial acumen Self motivated and adaptable to changing demands Good communication & interpersonal skills required Qualified to degree level, computer literate in Google, Powerpoint, Excel and Microsoft Project"
Skills Preferred:
Experience Required:
Experience of program or project management, meeting demanding timescales, budget control and cost effective delivery Experience of working with Automotive Powertrain Systems "

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