Automotive Project Engineer - SVO

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Automotive, Engineering
West Midlands
£21.50 to £21.50 per hour
Salary Description:
£21.50 per hour
Premea Limited
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Job Description:
Our premium brand Automotive client is currently recruiting for the following role:

Special Vehicle Operations

Position Description:
Vehicle Personalisation is one pillar of Special Operations division responsible for developing the strategy, product and process to deliver outstanding personalisation options for our client's customers. This role is responsible for programme transactions within the Platform Lead team in Vehicle Personalisation. The individual will be responsible for meeting all defined targets and attributes (technical and commercial - on cost, quality and time) and for the execution of deliverables on programmes. They will also be accountable for reporting on status at relevant gateways.

Skills Required:
3 key skills required
- Engineering delivery experience in automotive setting
- Engineering degree
- Experience of GPDS / PCS and all engineering planning and delivery processes is essential i.e. AIM's, DFMEA, /RMDV, WERS.

Experience Required:
- It is essential that the individual has worked in an engineering delivery role, ideally with whole vehicle experience
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with proven experience of stakeholder management
- Experience of GPDS / PCS and all engineering planning and delivery processes is essential i.e. AIM's, DFMEA, /RMDV, WERS.
- Proven ability to manage complex technical issues is essential to balance the often conflicting needs of the business, within project timing constraints.
- Degree or relevant equivalent experience
- Strong project management experience

Experience Preferred:
- High drive, self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision.
- Both verbal and written communication skills are important to report technical issues across all levels, and these should be combined with a confident attitude.
- Be able to demonstrate high levels of leadership and people development skills.

Additional Information :
- Provides a single point of contact per platform for VP Engineering to enable face off to VP Programme team, NML, VLDs, CPEs etc, to enable the facilitation of VP features and lowest cost and highest quality
- Lead the Engineering delivery on all VP projects on a specific Platform, liaising with the functional managers
(Chassis, Body, Powertrain, Electrical), on programmes in the pre-

phase through to job 1 + 90.
- Lead VP Engineering PDL responses, liaise/ negotiate with core on ownership, develop tech feas (with APC), drive design feas (DPAT), co-ordinate project resources.
- Support core project DPAT, VIT, PST, VLBR as required to ensure VP interests are covered and issues resolved.
- Liaise with core CoC's to ensure platform architecture and systems are specified, agreed and capable of delivering VP accessories.
- Support VP Engineering launch support and support NML as required.
- Drive/ Support Engineering team on delivery, timing, cost, AIMs, concerns, quality etc.
- Drive VP innovation projects into delivery, on a specific platform.
- Drive VP Engineering process improvement, and platform strategy
- Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time

Please note to apply for this position, you MUST have either a UK or EU passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship of any kind.

The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment business.

Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors.

Contact Details:
Premea Limited
Tel: +44(0)1926 298890
Fax: +44(0)1926 298908
Contact: Chris Wright

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