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  • Job reference: RMS0115121

Project Manager - Vehicle Engineering - 23145

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Whitley
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/10/2012
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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:
Definition of vehicle test plans
- Financial benchmarking and high level planning of Test and Development plan.
- Tracking Vehicle Development testing - supporting engineering teams with minor or major issues.
- Supporting component teams during virtual activities, tracking CAD maturity and leading freeze event for each virtual gateway.
- Working with Component Engineering teams and Vehicle Attribute teams to develop designs that meet Programme Attribute targets.
- Management of a multi-functional team to resolve technical engineering issues.
- Ensure all appropriate standards are met through-out the design maturation process.
- Conducting benchmark exercises
- Competitor analysis (over & above benchmarking), desk top data collection & physical measurement of vehicles.
- Co-ordination of attribute sign-off activities, including management of reference vehicle and other properties.

Skills Required:
- Working knowledge of eFDVS and AIM's.
- Test and development fleet management.
- Evidence of leading cross functional issue resolution.
- Computer literate.

Skills Preferred:
- Knowledge of relevant quality tools ie FMEA, FMA Process.

Experience Required:
- Vehicle Engineering experience, design / development or programme management.

Education Required:
- It is anticipated that applicants will be educated to a degree level in an engineering or automotive discipline.
- However candidates with significant experience will also be considered.
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