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  • Job reference: RMS0127578

Project Management - Electrical Design - Lighting

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Warwick
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/09/2013
  • Time left:
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    (24/09/13)
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The Company:
A luxury Automotive OEM based in the West Midlands. After continued growth & success there are a number of new exciting engineering projects underway and we currently have requirements for experiences engineering professionals.

The Role:
To control and deliver all aspects of design, development and integration of new or modified lighting systems. Ensure developed products integrate with the specified electrical and mechanical vehicle architecture.
Advise on feasibility of design proposals to enable generation of viable concepts with class leading aesthetic appearance.
Lead cross functional PMST reviews to ensure that lighting systems are delivered in line with the programme targets for function, quality, cost, timing, serviceability and weight.
Manage the commodity CAD package through supplier reviews to ensure robust virtual build process can be achieved.
Ensure designs are compliant with all relevant market legislation.
Develop commodity timing plans to support delivery of AMPCS milestone actions.
Understand technology trends and generate system proposals for inclusion on future programmes.
Produce and control supporting design documentation to demonstrate robust development process. To include DFMEA, DVP, Engineering Release, Concern Resolution and Sign-off Reports.
Prepare and present strategy and status reports to senior management.
Support vehicle build and launch activities. Investigate, contain and resolve issues as they arise.
Support Purchasing department in defining future commodity strategy.
Support TVM, Current Vehicle Engineering, Purchasing and production activities with technical assistance throughout the product lifetime.
Undertake other tasks in support of Electrical department or company objectives.
It is expected that some travel will be required in support of Supplier management and testing.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Engineering degree or equivalent qualification.
Engineering HNC / HND with work experience specific to this commodity.
Proven experience in a commodity delivery or project management role.
Direct experience of working with exterior lighting products within the automotive industry,
Knowledge of lighting regulations.
Must be able to both lead and work within teams effectively.
The ability to manage external suppliers to deliver best in class lighting systems.
Project management to deliver required attributes to budget and on time.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills..
Able to manage large workloads in a high pressure environment and prioritise accordingly.
Excellent presentation skills.
Should have a good understanding of engineering process and a working knowledge of industry standard tool sets (FMEA, DVP, Six Sigma, PPAP etc.).
Ability to use NX7.5 and/or computer visualisation software to interrogate and develop CAD proposals.
Proactive approach to
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