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  • Job reference: RMS0171302

Project Engineer - Warranty reduction - 30926

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/09/2016
  • Duration: 31 weeks
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 Project Engineer (Quality & TVM) will assist the Quality Quarterback in aspects of strategic quality including HTIS Warranty reduction and forward model quality planning for a variety of suspension components. In addition to supporting the SSA TVM cost reduction activities as a project manager. This role will include the definition of the scope of quality issues, identification of root cause and management of technical resolution in collaboration with Component Engineers & Technical Specialists, as well as TVM business case calculations. This will require strong project management and effective use of relationships both internally and externally (suppliers) to achieve a robust and timely outcome. Reporting of progress will also be required to local and senior management.

3 KEY SKILLS
- Strong project management skills
- Proven problem solving skills through robust problem definition and resolution
- Use of Six Sigma / DMAIC tools Ability to drive through multiple tasks to completion

Experience Required:
- Strong project management skills
- Proven problem solving skills through robust problem definition and resolution
- Use of Six Sigma / DMAIC tools
- Ability to drive through multiple tasks to completion
- Effective communication at all levels
- Degree-level engineering qualification or equivalent
- IT Skills - Microsoft software skills, excel, power point, etc

Experience Preferred:
- Six Sigma Problem Solver Certified
- Advanced MS Excel user (Pivot tables, etc) - OEM Experience
- Knowledge of client systems preferred (AIMS, WERS, AWS, etc)
- Supplier relationships/management
- Knowledge of Chassis Suspension Structures.

Additional Information :

Chassis Engineering is responsible for the design and release of a number of key vehicle systems such as Suspension Systems Architecture (SSA), Suspension System Tuning (SST), Braking, Steering Wheels and Tyres (SWAT) and Axle Concepts and Chassis System Integration (AC&CSI). Within Suspension Systems Architecture, the teams are responsible for design and development of frames, suspension bushes, engine mounts, control arms, wheel hubs, knuckles, cross axis joints, ball joints and bearings for all client platforms. We are design authors for our components and therefore our primary function is ground-up design and release of all these components from concept through detail design and into production.
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