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  • Job reference: RMS0138127

Prototype Build Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/05/2014
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The Company:
Is a leading Automotive manufacturer with a reputation for outstanding quality the world over. With demand increasing and an upturn in production, there is a need to bring further skills into the business to deliver on current and future projects.

The Role:
To generate, compile and support the delivery of the vehicle build plans for Simulator and Prototype Vehicles, using the Client Process to ensure delivery to agreed project cost, timing and quality targets.

Reports to an appropriate Engineering Functional Manager who reports to an Engineering Head of Department. Responsible for leading a build team of typically six cross-functional representatives.
Liaises with all levels in the business, up to Senior Manager, particularly within Engineering, Logistics, Finance, Purchasing and Manufacturing, managing the interfaces between system / feature owners. The position falls within the Whole Vehicle Engineering Function

1. Responsible for identifying the functional activity and material requirements relating to budget, resource and overall delivery in line with TCD and Vehicle Specification timing requirements
2. Responsible for the compilation and validation of material within the BoM, through liaison with external suppliers, Engineering, Logistic and Manufacturing areas for both new and carry over material including sub-assemblies.
3. Accountable for timely supply of material through use of the recognised processes, including the introduction of necessary countermeasures ensuring build SiP and quality requirements are met.
4. Responsible for the supply of relevant build information in support of the generation of the Build Timing Plans, through customer and supplier interface, ensuring delivery of vehicles in line with Vehicle Usage Plan requirements.
5. Accountable for the delivery of vehicle builds through the leadership of a joint engineering/cross functional team using the build process, including issue identification, containment and resolution through root cause analysis.
6. Responsible for managing the vehicle sign off / handover to customer activity, to the pre-agreed ‘fit for purpose’ quality standard.

Operates within an agreed vehicle build/update delivery budget, authorising spend for his/her project within budget.
Agrees vehicle timing and build process with the relevant Engineering and Production facility representatives.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree in appropriate Engineering discipline, Engineer or HNC qualified. Able to demonstrate the appropriate level of experience, Chartered Engineer preferable

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:

Good working knowledge and understanding of prototype or pre production vehicle planning and build activities.

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