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Job Reference

DR080

Job Title

Project Engineer (DR080)

Location

Whitley, Coventry

Description

Job Title: Project Engineer Job Type: Contract (18 weeks and 40 hours per week) Salary: Up to £21.95 per hour Location: Whitley Consultant: Alex Townsend Reference: 27412 The Organisation: The client is the largest automotive manufacturing business in the United Kingdom which produces premium all-terrain vehicles and premier luxury sports saloon vehicles. All the cars are engineered in the UK and the client has large ambitions for growth. The Role: Department The Powertrain Programme Management team is split into pre- (Advanced Product Creation) and post- (Delivery) teams, which are responsible for delivering all programs from concept through to Job#1. This opportunity is a new role within the post- (Delivery) team. The role Manage new Powertrain programmes to ensure they are delivered on time and with quality. Responsibilities '- Manage the team in the planning, delivery and reporting of all actions relating to Powertrain components, systems and calibrations; using PCDS and other company frameworks. - Lead the management of programme content, assumptions, resources and financial spend via Redbook and the PAS sheet process, to ensure PT budget is secured. - Lead the management of Powertrain's programme health status and cross departmental activities using the key programme metrics (e.g. Programme Central, XPT Tracker, PT Metrics). - Lead the management of Powertrain's input to vehicle programme team meetings; such as Programme Steering Team, Vehicle Integration Team, Daily Start-up, PACN meetings, Cost Risk & Opportunity meetings etc. - Lead the management of weekly internal meetings such as Powertrain Steering Team, project timing meetings, AIMs reviews, Module Leader meetings, Powertrain Technical meetings, Cost Risk & Opportunity meetings etc. - Support the inputs to Product Development Letter responses, e-PAS and PAS sheet creation; working with Powertrain Business Planning to ensure departmental resources are aligned to PD Budgets. - Work with vehicle programme and departmental representatives to ensure all papers / presentations reporting status vs. targets are created; and presented to all appropriate forums including CPE/CFE reviews, PIR, VITs and PD Issues.

Experience And Skills

Skills Required: Good knowledge of powertrain systems and areas. - Knowledge of product development processes and PCDS principles. - Ability to lead the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a team environment. - Ability to interface directly with the vehicle programme teams and represent the Powertrain department. - Programme/project management, meeting demanding timescales, and budget control. - Qualified to degree level; and computer literate in Excel, PowerPoint, and Google. - Self-confidence and a 'passion for the product Experience Required: Good knowledge of powertrain systems and areas. - Knowledge of product development processes and PCDS principles. - Ability to lead the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a team environment. - Ability to interface directly with the vehicle programme teams and represent the Powertrain department. - Programme/project management, meeting demanding timescales, and budget control. - Qualified to degree level; and computer literate in Excel, PowerPoint, and Google. - Self-confidence and a 'passion for the product

Salary / Rate

£21.95 Per Hour Limited Company Rates Negotiable

Job Type

Contract

Education / Level

Degree level

Date Posted

03/07/2015