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Project Engineer (DR164)
Job Title: Project Engineer
Job Type: Contract (40 weeks, 40 hours per week)
Salary: Up to £21.95 per hour
Location: Multiple Location
Consultant: Alex Townsend
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.
"Project/Programme engineer - Powertrain Cost reduction projects and Total Value Management (TVM). ¿ Management of the P/T design TVM roadmap. ¿ Compiling weekly and monthly status reports. ¿ Project management and delivery of design TVM projects. ¿ Setting up and running project status review meetings with CoC areas. ¿ Liaison with suppliers on design TVM initiatives. ¿ Setting up and facilitating ideas generation events. ¿ Tracking of design TVM status for purchased engines. ¿ Completion of JLR appropriation requests and D&D approvals. ¿ Calculation of appropriate business cases. ¿ Cost benchmarking activities. ¿ Line walks and value stream mapping in JLR and supplier plants."
Experience And Skills
"¿ Self motivated, driven and diligent. ¿ Takes personal responsibility to progress projects through to delivery in a challenging environment. ¿ Must be able to engage individuals at all levels of the business and chair progress meetings with JLR & Supplier managers. ¿ Must be able to form efective relationships with key individuals and depertments ¿ Must have good verbal & written communication skills and be able to compile and present high quality reports for management consumption. ¿ Good basic financial acumen, Investment costs, R&D costs, Material cost, rate of return. ¿ Capable in Microsoft tools particularly excel, powerpoint. Microsoft project an advantage. ¿ Previous exposure to JLR/Ford releasing systems WERS an advantage."
¿ Familiarity with JLR PD processes and systems would be a benefit(WERS, AIMS, PACN, D&D, FIRRS)
Managing the delivery of complex engineering lead projects in a challenging environment, automotive, aerospace or similar. Experience in a value management & cost reduction environment (TVM) a benefit. Experience of supplier management and/or assembly manufacturing experience a benefit. Previous experience of JLR or Ford programme management and releasing tools including WERS a benefit.
Degree prefered or OND/HNC
Dual site Whitley/Gaydon
Salary / Rate
£21.95 Per Hour Limited Company Rates Negotiable
Education / Level
Degree prefered or OND/HNC