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  • Job reference: RMS0116837

Project Manager - Durability & Reliability - 23282

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/10/2012
  • Time left:
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    (30/10/12)
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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:
The position is to support the Durability & Reliability PAT (attribute) leader who has the responsibility for the management and delivery of the Durability & Reliability attribute.

This includes :-
-Cascading of the D&R requirements into Chassis, Body, Powertrain & Electrical including target agreement.
-Test planning & management.
-Results and issue management including root cause analysis and resolution.
-Attribute report out in support of project milestones.

Skills Required:
- Good knowledge of Automotive Technologies and vehicle testing including the principles of Verification and Validation.
- General understanding Automotive Vehicle systems and a practical knowledge of motor vehicles.
- Ability to manage a cross functional meeting in support of the PAT (test planning, problem root cause analysis and resolution).
- Excellent communication & presentation skills.

Skills Preferred:
- Knowledge of test laboratory structural rig testing. Knowledge of vehicle proving ground testing.
- Understanding of CAE durability analysis.
- Knowledge of Road Load Data and Data Analysis process.

Experience Required:
- Experience in Vehicle Program delivery, preferably from a Vehicle Engineering perspective.
- Good knowledge of Automotive Technologies, whole vehicle testing methodology and experience at a virtual, rig and vehicle level.
- Practical experience within the Vehicle Engineering function with good knowledge of whole vehicle testing at a driven and rig level Practical experience of vehicle testing at a whole vehicle or vehicle system & rig level.

Experience Preferred:
- Background knowledge of Road Load data collection and analysis process.
- Fundamentals of structural analysis for Body and Chassis systems Understanding of System Engineering process.

Education Required:
- Minimum HNC/HND in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering dependent on experience.
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