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Project Manager - Chassis Stability Contro - 21656

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/07/2012
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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:
Responsibilities will include:
- Lead early programme planning and supplier selection process.
- Co-ordinate with the Vehicle Programme Team, suppliers and Applications teams to formulate acceptable hardware, software and tune delivery timing.
- Co-ordinate the Stability Control Systems (SCS) plans and activities with our Electrical Engineering partners.
- Manage relationship with the SCS Supplier with respect to system delivery to timing and performance targets.
- Lead the cross functional activities that support the system Deliverables.
- Co-ordinate Design and component validation work to produce acceptable packages and installations that meet vehicle and system targets.
- Delivery of SCS and components to PCS/GPDS gateways and reporting of progress against targets and milestones.
- Monitor and direct the system delivery to ensure successful project gateway compliance.
- Manage parts procurement and change management to support all builds.
- Maintain active control of project prototype expenditure and D&D budget.
- Lead the resolution of SCS issues (AIMS), this may include leading the solution of multi functional problems involving e.g. NVH, Safety, Vehicle Dynamics, Manufacturing, Purchasing, STA.

Skills Required:
The successful candidate must possess the following skills/qualifications:
- Experience of Project Management of complex multi-disciplinary engineering projects.
- Ability to communicate confidently at all levels within the business and the supply base.
- Experience of engineering complex mechanical or electro-mechanical systems.
- Understanding of automotive Chassis, Braking systems & Stability Control Systems.
- Confident in the application of GPDS, DVP and Engineering Gateway disciplines.
- Confident in the application of FTEP quality and reliability disciplines, particularly FMEA.
- Candidates must be committed, flexible and able to work under pressure.
- Good PC skills and must be IT literate.
- High drive, self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision.
- Good meeting, leadership, influencing, communication and presentation skills.

Skills Preferred:
Experience of having delivered systems with a high level of complexity and interfaces on new model activities from concept through to launch.

Experience Required:
Experience of delivering electro-mechanical systems.

Education Required:
Candidates applying must be educated to degree level in a relevant engineering or engineering management discipline.
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