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Job Reference

DR172

Job Title

Project Engineer (DR172)

Location

Gaydon, Warwickshire

Description

Job Title: Project Engineer Job Type: Contract (41 weeks and 40 hours a week) Location: Gaydon Consultant: Alex Townsend Reference: 29111 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: "This role is based within the ADAS team in Electrical Engineering. The ADAS Team develops and delivers driver assistance systems and features based on video, radar and ultrasonic technologies such as Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keeping Assist, Automatic High Beam control, Intelligent Emergency Braking, Traffic Sign Recognition, Intelligent Speed Limiter, Rear View, Junction View, Cross Traffic Alert, 360 degree Plan View, Lane Change Merge Aid, Park Assist... This project engineering position will be within an Architecture Module Team and will own the following engineering tasks and deliverables ¿ Definition and maintenance of the commodity development plans (WBS definition and planning) with the suppliers, system engineers and interfacing commodity project engineers ¿ Supervise component integration into the vehicle (Mechanical and Electrical integration) ¿ Supervise the component FMEAs and Quality reviews ¿ Supervising the supplier development and testing according to the JLR standards. ¿ Manage the introduction and release of parts in the JLR system (Change/Cost management) ¿ Supervise the introduction of the component manufacturing procedures in the JLR Manufacturing process ¿ Supervise the system integration, system testing, and assessment of the performance and functionality vs specifications. ¿ Continuously improving the accuracy and coverage of the project management methods. ¿ Issue identification, investigation and escalation. "

Experience And Skills

Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS "Project Management Experience ¿ Proven skills in engineering activities in the automotive sector (OEM or Tier1). ¿ Proven skills in the integration of complex automotive components (mechanical and electrical integration) ¿ Knowledge of risk management and risk mitigation " "Enthusiastic and showing strong business behaviors ¿ Good communication, interpersonal skills, self-confidence and a 'passion for the product' are personal qualities needed to succeed in this high pressure environment, being self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision. " "¿ To be conversant with Project Management methods and familiar with tools such as Microsoft Project ¿ Understanding of Quality methods (6 Sigma), Failure Mode Avoidance and robustness." Experience Required: "¿ Educated to degree level is preferred, although other relevant engineering/automotive qualifications considered. ¿ Experience in engineering activities in the automotive sector (OEM or Tier1). ¿ Experience in the integration of complex automotive components (mechanical and electrical integration) " Education Required: "Knowledge of Jaguar/Land Rover processes and methods (e.g. PCDS, WERS, GRADE, AIMS, APQP) ¿ Ideally experienced in the development of ADAS systems "

Salary / Rate

£21.95 Per Hour Limited Company Rates Negotiable

Job Type

Contract

Education / Level

Degree level

Date Posted

05/08/2015