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  • Job reference: RMS0114350

Project Manager - HMI and A&U - 23110

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/10/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (09/10/12)
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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:
Programme Attribute Team Leader, HMI (Human Machine Interface) and A&U (Accommodation & Usability). For specific new vehicle programmes, take project management responsibility for development of the Human Machine Interface, Accommodation and Usability: i.e. develop & set targets, develop the vehicle concept with Design & Engineering, ensure adherence to relevant standards, lead problem resolution and validate delivery throughout the vehicle design & development process. Report status using formal documentation (e.g. eFDVS) and act as the attribute single point of contact for the programme team.

Skills Required:
- Sound understanding of good HMI & ergonomic design principles for vehicle systems user-controls.
- Statistical analysis, problem solving & root-cause analysis.
- Clear and concise communicator.
- Ability to produce formal documentation to a professional standard.
- Proven ability to manage multiple projects and deliver to short timescales & deadlines.
- Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised within the local team and interfacing across business functions.

Skills Preferred:
- Interpretation of customer quality data (e.g. JD Power).
- Design of experiments (HMI & Ergonomics)

Experience Required:
- Design & validation of electronic systems functionality (in particular, user-interfaces) e.g. HMI/functionality specifications creation, set-up & conduct user-trials Vehicle design for driver & passenger accommodation and usability.

Experience Preferred:
- Familiarity with Premium automotive sector, products and features.
- Competitor research/benchmarking (physical & web-based).

Education Required:
- Educated to degree level in a related discipline (Human Factors, Ergonomics and/or Engineering).

Education Preferred:
- Higher qualification (e.g. MSc in Human Factors).
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