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Project Manager - Vehicle Integration - 24442

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/05/2014
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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:
Vehicle Integration Engineer:
- Drives the development of the vehicles key attributes and its sign off tests to meet key project milestone deliverables
- Is highly proactive in resolving cross functional technical conflicts and engineering issues as an individual or through the Vehicle Engineering resolution forum
- The role can be highly varied with responsibility for driving the build of prototype vehicles, their use in sign off tests through to the achievement of targets for that vehicle type all against tight deadlines
- The role can work in both the virtual and physical world depending on the detail deployment in the team and the time of the programme

This role could be on either Gaydon, Whitley or Solihulll site depending on final roles and responsibilities and phase of the programme. Company Insurance restrictions for driving fleet vehicles require that Candidates also need to be over 25 and to preferably clean licences for insurance purposes. Any applicant not with a points free licences needs to bring forward that issue as part of their application.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Key skills in this role is a high drive, a proven ability to meet deadlines and targets and help others to do so
- The ideal candidate will be adaptable, a quick learner and capable of working with a wide range of others within the Company business and motivating them to achieve
- Candidate should be organised, self motivated, confident, able to provide leadership to interfacing activities and present data professionally to a senior level
- In addition a thorough knowledge of whole vehicle engineering and integration process would be a significant advantage
- Computer literacy
- The ideal candidate will have Vehicle Integration experience, including attribute target setting and delivery, and/or virtual vehicle development
- Experience of managing a vehicle test fleet and the testing process would also be an advantage.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Knowledge of JLR PD processes, especially AIMs and Teamcentre and Digibuck
- Vehicle Integration experience, including attribute target setting and delivery, and/or virtual vehicle development
- Would also consider candidates who possess the right personal attributes and work in allied skills areas, for example highly driven Programme Managers or candidates involved in building and running large fleets of vehicles
- Engineering Degree or equivalent. Would consider others for the correct personal skill set.
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