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Project Engineer (DR163)


Gaydon, Warwickshire


Job Title: Project Engineer Job Type: Contract (43 weeks, 40 hours per week) Salary: Up to £21.95 per hour Location: Gaydon Consultant: Alex Townsend Reference: 28999 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: "Electrical Engineering has fiscal year targets to deliver Design Cost Down (DCD) savings on commodities year on year. Working as a Project Engineer in the DCD team as a champion for EE commodity groups DCD activities. Building relationships and promoting DCD to increase throughput of cost down projects with the target of ensuring EE has robust plans to meet year on year cost targets. Lead business approval for each project - requires interaction with finance , purchasing & product development teams to establish the full impact and viability (technical and financial). Progress and justify approvals with Engineers to approving authority, ensuring cost down milestones and related engineering/financial business processes are completed on time. Lead for EE in idea generation & commodity events with vehicle teams - collating and cascading ideas to EE team , ensuring all ideas are feasibility assessed and quickly actioned as DCD projects where appropriate. Generation and presentation of weekly report outs of projects progression through milestones and contribution to targets."

Experience And Skills

Experience Required: 3 Key Skills: "Proven Project Management skills set ie Interpersonal , communication , problem solving , planning , influencing ,organising/facilitating, reporting and coordination of multiple worksteams." "Generation of business cases with ability to identify key risks (minimise) and opportunities (maximise) for projects." Collation , generation, & presentation of detailed project/ financial status - using Micosoft office productivity software - Excel , Powerpoint, Word. Education Required: " Proven track record in delivering complex technical projects in a product development environment bimg capable of dealing with multiple workstreams. Be able to demostrate expereince in the financal & technical management of projects with examples of problem resolution, creativity & influencing of key financial and technical enablers in a complex (cross functional ) environment. Qualifications : Engineering degree" Education Preferred: "Proven delivery of Design Cost Down / Total Value Management projects in an automotive development environment. Delivery of projects in JLR development process enviroment. Experience of JLR WERS, PACN systems. Electrical /Electronic degree. " Additional Info: Standard PPE required for supplier visits and track walk - Hi Vis jacket & safety shoes.

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£21.95 Per Hour Limited Company Rates Negotiable

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