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Project Manager - ETO Interior Trim - 23430

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/04/2013
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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
- Project / PMST role leading Introduction and development of new and modified features requested by Project Teams and end user Customers.
- The candidate will interface with both Tier 1 suppliers and internal departments to ensure targets are met in the development of components for Interior Trim enhancements.
- They will have undergone formal training and be able to provide accredited training certificates to support this.
- Engineering Design/ Development background within Automotive Trim or similar for Interior components, ideally having worked within both OEM and Tier 1 trim suppliers.
- The job will entail Structuring Release packages and liaison with suppliers.
- Part of the job will be direct interface with nominated suppliers.
- You must be capable authoring robust plans to ensure company test procedures are deployed.
- Your will posses both strong project management skills and business skills.

Skills Required:
- A good working knowledge of Key manufacturing processes for interior trim components and capable of leading designs at the outset to ensure components are feasible for manufacturing purposes chosen.
- Ideally having the breadth of knowledge to enable focusing on Low /Medium volume manufacturing opportunities where required.
- You will have already gained experience of design / development and validation processes for a range of components / assemblies encompassing materials selection and covering processes including, plastics / fabrications plus veneers, leather, foils and paints for interior trim.
- Candidates will be able to lead the design / development process utilising tools within the Quality arena such as DFMEA.

Skills Preferred:
- Preparation and ownership of engineering release packs.
- Capable user of MS Office software packages.
- Have worked within or had exposure to STA roles and responsibilities whereby you can operate effectively within this area and where required lead the process deploying suitable tools and techniques.

Experience Required:
- Must have Automotive experience and have worked supporting both design and manufacturing functions.
- A working knowledge of component manufacture, tooling requirements and lead-times would be a distinct advantage.

Education Required:
- HND / Degree level with considerable post training experience.
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