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  • Job reference: RMS0107345

Project Manager - design and release - 38293

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Dunton
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/04/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (23/04/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
Position Description:
Responsible for component design and release within the following subsystem area: exhaust. · Engineer within team that designs, develops, verifies, and releases these components. · Provide leadership/direction to externally purchased engineering services and component suppliers. · Ensure that all program, commodity and design objectives are fulfilled and that all design changes are reviewed, approved, and documented. · Define requirements & targets with regard to quality, function, cost, timing, weight, and recycle ability. Ensure all requirements are met. · Manage sub system sub system interfaces to ensure continued compatibility with other systems and overall system performance. · Develop and execute Design Verification Plans (DVP). Ensure timely validation and sign-off for subsystem content - ensuring adequate specifications are defined and verification is conducted to prevent product nonconformity. · Support prototype build and support prototype sign-off. Manage product changes and containment during all build phases. · Ensure that target agreements, TVM targets, SoW, etc. are delivered in time. · Work with all departments in Ford to ensure optimum design and integration of the subsystem components into the vehicle and to ensure manufacturing and service requirements are met. · Ensure the system complies with legal, safety, program, and design intent. · Maintaining Quality Tools/Records for the subsystem components. · Evaluate and implement TVM proposals with TVM team and supplier. · Resolve OPD quality issues with PVT team ¿ includes white alert investigations and QSFs. Establish, verify and implement corrective actions and progress actions to prevent the recurrence of these quality concerns. · Support program drive events. · Support low cost country sourcing. · Support commodity business plans. · Support pre-program investigations.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Proven track record of delivery in one of the sub system areas · Self motivated with excellent team and leadership skills. · Strong oral and written communication skills. · Demonstrated ability to deliver within program constraints.
Experience in leading teams. · Prior sub systemdesign and release experience and familiarity with WERS, AIMS, eQOS, eFDVS, etc.
Science or Mechanical Engineering degree required.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Additional Information · The successful candidate may be required to travel regularly to support product launches and liaise.
Experience in vehicle evaluation of Installed Powertrain attributes beneficial.
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