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Project Manager - Attribute Team - 23641

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/02/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (13/02/13)
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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:
Position Description:
This role is to Project Manage an attribute improvement project within the Off-Road Capability (ORC) Attribute Team, and carry out a body of work with agreed deliverables. Currently the task is scheduled to be completed by the end of May. There is a potential to extend the employment to cover future Projects, dependent on performance and Project progress.

Skills Required:
- Highly self-motivated engineering manager with proven inter-personal communication/networking skills.
- Knowledge of project management tools & techniques.
- Demonstrate ability to manage & deliver multiple complex projects to a tight time scale.
- Demonstrate ability to plan & manage a small team of people working towards an agreed outcome.
- Demonstrate experience in vehicle engineering, test & development, with experience of whole vehicle evaluation, vehicle dynamics and traction systems.
- Demonstrate ability to confidently present to Senior Management & others. - Demonstrate ability to analyse data & formally present & report on the outcome of tests.
- Must have a valid UK driving licence and meet the medical requirements of the facilities.
- A flexible approach to work beyond normal hours as required and reasonable flexibility to support off-site activities.

Skills Preferred:
- Knowledge of 6-Sigma (statistical) tools and techniques.
- Knowledge of CAE tools & techniques.
- Understand traction systems & traction measurement techniques
- Understand soil mechanics & the effect on traction.

Experience Required:
- Proven project and time management skills.
- Good working knowledge of vehicle engineering, vehicle dynamics, and traction systems.
- Experience of whole vehicle evaluation, test & development.
- Demonstrable evidence of application of a robust scientific approach and knowledge of design of experiments.

Experience Preferred:
- Relevant driving experience, advanced driving skills.
- Off-road / SUV vehicle and driving experience.
- Knowledge of Soil Mechanics / Terramechanics.

Education Required:
- Minimum first degree in Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, or related subject (preferred but could be offset against suitable experience.
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