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  • Job reference: RMS0125840

Project Manager - Powertrain Controls - 23977

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Whitley
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/06/2013
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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:
- Liaise with the vehicle prog teams to agree system targets and define system content.
- Work with core engineering team, suppliers and internal customers to manage delivery of the EMS system on time to agreed targets and within budget including RFQ issue, D&D management, PACN's and vehicle management).
- Manage WERS releasing of software and ECU hardware for all V Engine programmes
- Report project status and ensure compliance with all GPDS, SDS, eFDVS and APQP requirements.
- Work with EMS Team members to deliver all programmes in accordance to GPDS timing.

Skills Required:
- Self driven with a strong engineering background; will have experience in engine management SW development, excellent team working skills and an understanding of facility, instrumentation and test procedures.
- Experience of engine management software and calibration development
- Experience of control modelling and simulation (Simulink / Ascet) and Calibration tools
- Working knowledge of Gasoline engine / powertrain systems

Skills Preferred:
- Working knowledge of development processes / principles (JLR GTDS/PCS and/or Ford GPDS) Knowledge of Calibration tools and Data Analysis tools (Matlab, INCA, CalSim) Good project management, negotiation and communication skills essential.
- Must be a self starter able to work alone and as part of large team.
- Good analytical skills & PC literate.
- Working knowledge GPDS delivery processes
- Full Driving licence
- Good PC skills
- Excel, Word and Project
- Working knowledge of Gasoline Hybrid systems
- Disciplined approach to planning, prioritisation and evidence generation
- Must have driving licence valid for use in the UK "

Experience Required:
- Previous experience of Engine and Powertrain control systems are considered essential.
- Demonstrate the ability to lead the resolution of technical, business and process issues within a team environment. Good communication, interpersonal skills and self confidence are personal qualities needed to succeed, being self motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision

Experience Preferred:
- Previous experience of Hybrid systems are considered desirable. A knowledge of vehicle systems would be beneficial

Education Required:
- Educated to degree level in a suitable engineering discipline, or suitable previous experience

Additional Information :
- Primarily based at Whitley but must be willing to travel to other sites (Gaydon) / Facility providers (Universities / Consultancies)

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