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  • Job reference: RMS0125272

Project Engineer - Vehicle Protection - 24298

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/07/2013
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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 primary activity will be to deliver vehicle protection solutions at all manufacturing facilities. The aspects of the role are as follows:
- Solution development to program targets
- Coordination of validation testing
- Supplier nominations/tendering
- Report-out at sub-system team reviews
- Design release and management of engineering change
- Creation and management of timing plans
- Maintenance of all project team documentation and Programme reports
- Drafting and issue of Engineering Standards
- Production line trials of engineering solutions
- Coordination of Plant Quality, Production and Supplier issues
- Liaison with manufacturing teams

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Proven project management capability, ideally encompassing work with suppliers
- General Engineering knowledge of Body components design, function, performance, production and manufacturing requirements
- Logical and methodical approach to component applications, verification and validation
- An understanding of Engineering Standards
- Effective communicator with strong organisational, presentation and numerical skills
- PC Literacy in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word etc
- Working knowledge of change management processes: AIMS, WERS, PACN
- Exhibits a 'can-do' approach
- Successful history of delivery within the automotive sector at an OEM or tier #1 supplier

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- CAD literacy: ability to manipulate and interrogate CAD data and use of associated visualisation tools would be an advantage
- Working knowledge project delivery processes PCS/GPDS/PPAP
- Experience in the use of engineering tools FMEA, six sigma, problem resolution (8D) etc.
- Any person supplied should have a valid UK driving licence and meet the medical requirements of the Company facilities
- Ideally within the automotive sector or adjacent industries, eg rail, aerospace, defence, energy etc.
- Ideally degree educated
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