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  • Job reference: RMS0126818

Project Manager - Powertrain - 39335

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Dunton
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/07/2013
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The Company:
An exciting manufacturer of quality automotives with a global reach.

The Role:
PTIM Project Management

Project Planning and coordination of Programs for Powertrain
Coordinate the timely delivery of project deliverables with powertrain engineering teams (SPMT's) in particular: transmission, controls, calibration, base engine, exhaust, mounts, clutch, cooling, driveline, air intake, drivability
Facilitate the PT PMT meeting
Represent PT in relevant meetings
Single Point of contact for the various departments (Project Management / Vehicle Integration / Finance / Purchasing etc.)
Single Point of contact for the brands / regions
Single Point of contact for attribute teams
Plan updates, communication of gateway requirements for current and future program gateways
Planning tracking and reporting of the product validation and testing status (efdvs)
Liaison with the "vehicle testing team" to enable to plan and control validation progress (T+D process)
Setup and maintain auditable file structure for team information (SharePoint)
Provide regular communication through status reports and one pagers for PST and PIR reviews
Ford planning and reporting tools update (Integrator)

Major focus on: Issue identification delegation and driving issue resolution (AIMS / AIMS process)
Planning tracking and reporting of the releasing process (WERS)
Planning and tracking of DV tests
Facilitation of AVBOM validation
Maintain Integrator reporting updated
Prepare and support prototype build phases
Liaison with Ford PTIM management on program progress and agree on next steps
Lead the Powertrain functional target setting process

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
WERS experience i.e. Concern and Releasing ideally on Powertrain Components
AvBOM experience
Integrator experience
Efdvs experience
Program management skills
AIMS experience
Excellent English speaking and communications skills
GDPS experience
Educated to degree level ( FH/TH Bachelor/Master) in either engineering, financial or business studies
Competence in applying MS Office tools (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Project, etc.)

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Recent experience within other different (Ford) PD functions
Knowledge of powertrain development process, preferably gained within component or project activity
Working knowledge of powertrain systems & attributes
In general, applicants need to be self motivated, & good communicators
Capability to handle wide-ranging issues from management presentations to detailed analysis
Educated to degree level in either engineering, financial or business studies
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