Engineering Project Manager

Contechs Consulting Limited
West Midlands
£30 - £35 per hour
03 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A specialist Tier 1 Organisation is seeking an Engineering Project Manager to join the team. The company are responsible for Exterior Trim Components including Bumpers & Fascia / Body Panels & Spoilers / Closure Systems / Semi Structure Components.


- Leadership, able to make clear synthesis, organized, rigorous, good communication, English, project management skills

Previous Experience:

- Design and/or development of plastic parts for automotive industry


- Ensure the product design and product industrialization including associated tools (moulds, checking fixtures, validation equipment, etc.)
- Within the QCT requirements (non-event launch, robust manufacturing)
- Ensures cross functional management of his/her extended team
- Ensure RETEX and lessons learnt

KPI and/or main deliverables:

- OPTIMAP work packages
- Budget hours, CNQ (Cost of Non Quality)
- Product convergence (CTQ) and tools PRU convergence (IPI: scraps, cycle time.)


Product design & validation:

- Work according to SHE requirements
- Can be involved in upstream phases of the project (expertise phase, acquisition phase)
- Analyse Customer Needs and Draw-up PO Specifications
- Define the concepts of the product design to meet customers specifications and GD&T and ensure that the design for manufacturing (assembly, paint & packaging) are fulfilled
- Is the main technical contact with the customer during the design & tuning phases
- Is responsible for providing functional specifications for baby parts
- Manage and perform risk analysis (DFMEA + Design reviews)
- Manage Specifications, manufacturing and validation of the means (injection tools, checking fixtures, test jigs, End Of Arm Tooling)
- Manage Product validation (functional, geometry and cosmetic quality)
- Manage Product tuning (mould tuning, checking fixture tuning)

Project Management:

- Define initial Statement of Work of product engineering perimeter including extended team,
- Regarding project perimeter, development budget (hours) and Optimap Work Packages
- Define and set up the engineering project planning
- Manage the engineering project reviews, consolidates actions and provides reporting and action plans
- Participate to QUAD (product & process feasibility milestones) reviews
- Track perimeter changes and reports to the PM
- He proposes adjustments and modifications linked to perimeter evolution during project life time

Budget management:

- Ensure product PRU commitment for the design relevant criteria
- Allocate budget to his extended team
- Ensure the follow up of project budget and escalate in case of deviation
- Determine internal and external perimeter versus SOW
- Contribute to investment optimization through part design
- Depending on the project size, he can also handle himself some activities of his/her extended team

If you feel you have the required skills, then please get in contact with Mihaela Rebenciuc at Contechs today.

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