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  • Job reference: RMS0120052

Project Manager- Engineering

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/02/2013
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The Company:
My client is an established engineering supplier in the Automotive sector. They are looking to recruit an Interim Project Manager, immediate start required.

The Role:
Lead all project (APQP) requirements/activities for specific new projects with the support of a multi-discipline team. This will include specification, design buy-off, progress tracking and preparing estimates, assessment of modifications and final commissioning and customer acceptance.

Ensure that the projects are carried out in a professional manner within the parameters of time and cost set out in the terms of reference, including scheduling and manufacture of trial build parts to ensure customer requirements are met at all phases of the project

To liaise with customers and suppliers on technical aspects of product development and projects status (timing). Develop strong customer relationships and attend customer review meetings as required

To track and report on projects status (cost, timing and specification) to ensure that the customer expectations in the delivery of product on time, and of acceptable quality, at all stages of development is met. Submit these reports and other administration information as required

To provide support to operator training in production methods and techniques during all phases of the projects, including preparation of and revision as required of the Works Instructions

In all aspects of work ensure that at all times the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act are complied with and ensure that all new processes and equipment comply with current legislation and address any relevant disability requirements

To support the management in the development of new product areas thus promoting the company and increasing sales

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Proven Project management capability demonstrated by recent delivery on time & budget
- Excellent communication skills
- PC Literacy Microsoft Project, Power Point, Excel, Word etc
- Understanding and direct experience of engineering processes
- Full Driving Liscence

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Significant experience in use of engineering tools FMEA, Six Sigma, problem resolution etc.
- Working knowledge of project delivery processes GPDS / FPDS / PRINCE2 or similar
- Some Knowledge of CAD systems including the ability to section drawings and break assembly drawings into component parts would be useful
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