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Project Manager - Electrical Engineering - 23082

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/11/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (08/11/12)
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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:
- Ensure alignment between Electrical Engineering and Programmes Team, other functions. Ensure team priorities are established to deliver project deliverables.
- Coordinate the resolution of critical concerns to ensure closure .
- Coordinate change management activities for electrical parts in support of programme timing objectives.
- Promote use of problem solving tools as appropriate.
- Ensure targets cascaded from the programme to Electrical Engineering are appropriate to required content and achievable - cost, investment, weight.
- Ensure facilities/vehicles are available to allow completion of requested design validation work.
- Co-ordinate BOM validation exercises and the tracking of component part releasing.
- Clarify requirements to succeed through clear interpretation of deliverables to Module Leaders and componant engineers.
- Support consistent Project Reviews and Senior Escalation reviews to a set format.
- Weekly publication of programme status sheet, updates of project management tracking tools as required.
- Co-ordination and tracking of validation plan status for engineering sign off reporting.
- Support the Programme Leader in leading the Electrical team.

Skills Required:
- Knowledge and understanding of whole vehicle electrical systems.
- Ability to lead the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment.
- Self motivated, enthusiastic, pro-active, demonstrates initiative, with ability to work with minimum supervision.
- Ability to interact and communicate effectively at all levels within the organisation.
- Ability to assimilate large quantities of data.
- Capable of working in a reactive and pressured environment where rapid turnaround of issues is expected.
- Knowledge of Quality/Problem Solving Tools.
- Experience in developing new processes and procedures to improve quality and delivery.
- Flexibility to work across multiple project sites as required.
- Excellent communication skills, PC literate, especially MS office.
- Excellent presentation skills.
- Full driving Licence.
- Proven ability to influence and/or manage people.
- Experience in project management, process improvement and strategy development.
- Candidate must have a record of proactive delivery and commitment to meeting deadlines.
- Educated to degree level Managing and leveraging maximum support from the Manufacturing team and Supply base to achieve programme objectives.
- An ability to work independently and to prioritise.

Experience Required:
- Experience of working in an automotive or product development environment.

Education Required:
- Educated to degree level.
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