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Powertrain Project Leader (DR085)


Gaydon, Warwickshire


Job Title: Powertrain Project Leader Job Type: Contract (43 weeks and 40 hours per week) Salary: Up to £21.95 per hour Location: Multiple Location Consultant: Alex Townsend Reference: 28876 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: Reporting to the Jaguar and Land Rover Powertrain Programme Leader, the successful candidate will be responsible for an array of vehicle programs with Hybrid content. The Powertrain Project Leader will be responsible for ensuring that allocated projects are supported with appropriate skills and resources and all gateway requirements are met, delivered from concept through to Job#1 on time and with quality. Specific tasks will include, but not exclusive to; ¿ Running Project and Programme meetings (chairman, agenda preparation and issuing of minutes) ¿ Coordinating the Powertrain team to deliver against project/program requirements ¿ Support the inputs to Product Development Letter responses, PAS sheet creation, working with Powertrain Business Planning to ensure departmental resources are aligned to PD Budgets ¿ Responsible for management of investment and material costs via PPFeas, REDBOOK and PAS sheet process ¿ Business planning to ensure departmental resources are aligned to PD Budgets. ¿ Responsible for management of all PCDS deliverables, evidence to satisfy deliverable, identification of peer reviews, demonstration strategies to generate technical evidence and gateway submissions. ¿ Ensuring lessons learnt are captured to be implemented in future Programmes. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that all approved projects and programs are supported with appropriate skills, resources and all gateway requirements and deliverables are met, reporting this out in Programme Central and XPT Tracker for post PS programs. The successful candidate will also be reporting the project status at forums within the Powertrain team and to external departments with Senior management present

Experience And Skills

Skills Required: Strong Leadership skills ¿ essential Self-motivated, proactive and able to deliver with minimum supervision ¿ essential Good interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability and experience in interacting and communicating effectively at all levels within the organisation ¿ essential User of Microsoft Office packages including MSProject ¿ essential Experience Required: Experience in delivering and managing Product Development projects Experience in the ¿Soft¿ elements of Project Management Experience of TCDS, PCDS, RMDV2, AIMS, i3 ¿ essential Experience of being successful in managing complex technical issues, balance conflicting needs of the business and within project timing constraints ¿ essential Experience of Programme Central processes – desired Experience Preferred: Experience of Programme Central Knowledge of JLR Powertrain systems ¿ desirable Knowledge of JLR Hybrid systems ¿ desirable Knowledge of JLR Electrical systems ¿ desirable Knowledge of software delivery control plans ¿ desirable Knowledge of target setting process ¿ desirable Knowledge of FMA ¿ desirable

Salary / Rate

£21.95 Per Hour Limited Company Rates Negotiable

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Education / Level

Be qualified to HND/degree level Full UK driving license ¿ essential

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