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  • Job reference: RMS0112723

Project Manager - Vehicle Engineering - 22937

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/11/2012
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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:
Daily Life useage programme support for A&U (Accommodation & Usability) Attribute. For specific new vehicle programmes, take responsibility for development of the Daily Life usage element of the Accommodation and Usability attribute: i.e. develop & set targets, develop solutions 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, Panel Charts etc) and act as the attribute single point of contact for the programme team. Specific areas of Resposibility include: Luggage & Cargo Carrying and flexibility, Stowage, Maintainance routines, Trailar tow useability, Smoking, Electrical power provision, External Electrical hook-ups and Turning circle.

Skills Required:
Sound understanding of ergonomics principles in the automotive arena.
Ability to benchmark competitor vehicles robustly and interpret data reliably.
Clear and concise communicator.
Ability to produce formal documentation to a professional standard.
Ability to develop strategies, analyse future trends, and forecasting.
Proven ability to manage workload and deliver to short timescales & deadlines.
Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised within the local team and interfacing across business functions.

Skills Preferred:
Ergonomics experience and/or formal ergonomics qualification Interpretation of customer quality data (e.g. JD Power)

Experience Required:
Proven experience in vehicle engineering in product design and/or packaging.

Education Required:
Educated to degree level or equivelent in a related discipline.
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