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  • Job reference: RMS0145974

Project Engineer - Product Development - 26758

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Whitley
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/08/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (26/08/14)
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:
Work and facilitate with stakeholders (finance, purchasing & engineering areas) to identify budget, affordable cost targets for outsource. Identify & manage the development of supplier capabilities and support metrics development reported to senior management. Work with CoC's to identify outsource, find synergy across departments and work with purchasing to negotaiate costs. Track & monitor purchase order requests (SAP) and progress through the process to order cover, invoices and order renewals. Organise reviews, agendas, record actions etc. Create monthly reports to management, update scorecard, master schedule plans, timing etc. for outsourced programmes.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Programme management or line management in product development.
* Demonstrate high level of motivation and resourcefulness.
* Good communication, interpersonal skills, self confidence, self motivation and be able to deliver with minimum supervision.
* Demonstrate attention to detail, creation of and manipulation of spreadsheets.
* Previous experience of working with third parties, CRM
* Previous work with contracted third parties
* Engineering Degree or equivalent

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Understanding and relevant experience in a purchasing or finance environment and experience of budget control.
* Use of Microsoft Office and general PC skills.
* Able to demonstrate experience of customer/supplier relationship management
* Experience in Customer Services, Relationship management.
* Project Management

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