Project Engineer - Apex MA

Recruiter
Apex Recruitment
Location
Gaydon
Salary
£22.1 per hour
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Closes
17 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Description:

  • Manage the team in the planning, co-ordination, delivery and reporting of requirements to support the specific Project using Product Development System principles in conjunction with other company processes as required
  • Negotiate / agree on targets for the modules
  • Ensure all project deliverables and requirements are monitored, delivered and reported accurately and on time at each gateway and organise and lead appropriate interim review events (e.g. VPD / CFE reviews)
  • Manage conflict and issue resolution internal to the Centre of Competence and cross function
  • Monitor Powertrain performance and lead / facilitate or escalate cross module / cross CoC problem resolution on all project aspects of content delivery, including virtual build, physical build and launch support
  • Represent Powertrain in external communication and status reporting, providing a coherent status for the CoC into the VPD
  • Lead and manage input to weekly Programme Steering Team and Vehicle Integration Team meetings and drive the team in the use of tools and processes to manage the completion of deliverables for programme unit gateways
  • Work closely with other CoCs, Product Strategy, Advanced Product Creation and Marketing to ensure the project delivers the expected prescribed product actions in a robust manner
  • Input to the resolution of AIMs issues and closure

Skills Required:

  • Experience of programme or project management, meeting demanding timescales, budget control and cost-effective delivery essential
  • Good communication, interpersonal skills, self-confidence and self-motivation are the personal qualities needed to succeed in this high-pressure environment, being able to deliver with minimum supervision.
  • Knowledge of Product Development processes and principles are essential in order to support the review and approval of feasible product actions to ensure robust implementation and compatibility with downstream systems through to production

Experience Required:

  • Experience of programme or project management, meeting demanding timescales, budget control and cost-effective delivery essential
  • Knowledge of Product Development processes and principles are essential in order to support the review and approval of feasible product actions to ensure robust implementation and compatibility with downstream systems through to production.
  • Ability to lead the resolution of technical and process issues within a cross functional Project Team environment, including the ability to represent
  • Powertrain within the wider engineering function.
  • Good communication, interpersonal skills, self-confidence and self-motivation are the personal qualities needed to succeed in this high-pressure environment, being able to deliver with minimum supervision.

Experience Preferred:

  • A good level of knowledge of Powertrain systems is desirable, although training/guidance will be provided as required.
  • Applicants need to be qualified to degree level, computer literate in Google, PowerPoint, Excel and Microsoft Project.
  • Regular inter-site travel means a valid UK or European driving licence is preferred.