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Project Manager - Transmission - 26332

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/07/2014
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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:
Project Manager Auto Trans Gearbox & Ancillary Engineer - Main role is as a Project Manager is to lead design. development and delivery of primarily an Auto transmission application and associated ancillary components. Activities will be delivery from concept through to launch, including management of detail design definition, packaging, supplier liaison, VPM updates & maintenance, virtual build support, WERS releases, Quality process including DFMEA & DVP completion, ESO testing, PSW and Launch preparation with suppliers. The role will also require leading problem resolution and presentations to JLR management.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Leading of component definition Design concept skills and supplier management. Quality tools such as DFMEAs, DVPs, Robustness. Issue resolution techniques such as Six sigma, 8D. Project managment skills. Cost and weight analysis including VFM (Value For Money). Extensive supplier management experience, Design and Release including BOM change management skills. DV testing and engineering sign off experience. Production readiness knowledge and Manufacturing awareness. An HND or Degree in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering. Good understanding of transmission related component function/design and an awareness of Powertrain systems. Excellent communication skills. Good PC skills including Microsoft Office and MS Project
Minimum 10 years in automotive hardware engineeering and delivery.
Minimum HND in and Engineering related discipline

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Proven Project Management, control and delivery Knowledge of JLR AIMs system. Knowledge of GPDS delivery process. Knowledge of JLR DVP delivery system Full driving license
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