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Project Planner - 20190

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/07/2011
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Job Title: Project Planner - 20190
Job Location: Midlands
Duration: 37
Residency: UK

The Role:
Project Planner The Programme Office is responsible for the programme management of new product development. The office is part of the PD Operations group, and additionally reports to the Chief Programme Engineer. This role will be responsible for future model development, predominantly leadership of elements of model year programmes and 'leading the team through the next Gateway with quality'. - Be wholly responsible for leadership of the assigned project(s) and their delivery - Prepare programme papers / presentations for management reviews - Gateway, Product Committee, BPR, PIR. - Manage change and product delivery using GPDS principles, and represent programme at Change Management Meetings, driving and reporting release status - Drive the team in the use of Integrator for milestone deliverables completion. - Support build planning meetings & to facilitate and lead
BOM validation activities.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Demonstrate team leadership in the resolution of business, technical and process issues. Good communicator with excellent and inter-personal and influencing skills, self confidence, and a 'passion for the product'. Self motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision. Excellent computer and IT skills, and fluent in Power Point and Excel. Good level of financial awareness.
Experience of project and/or supplier management, meeting demanding timescales, budget control and cost effective delivery. Prior experience within Project Management, Core engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or New Product Launch

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Knowledge of the product development process and Ford / JLR Global Product Development System principles Good working knowledge of Product Definition and Change Management processes Working knowledge of product development processes and GPDS.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Darren Robinson at Fircroft on +44 1925 25 3500
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