Programme Support Engineer - Chassis Automotive

Advantage Resourcing Company
£20.82 - £21.63 per hour
10 Aug 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

As the business grows, we are continually looking for opportunities to improve how we work and to get even better at what we do. As part of this, we have identified the need to further improve our Programme delivery discipline. One of the ways in which we will do this is to implement a systems engineering structure within Chassis with a team that overseas it's programme management. This role will assume responsibility for supporting and planning Motion System activities across a specific architecture (platform).

The successful candidate will support the Programme Leader to ensure that all gateway deliverables are delivered on time and to the required standard in an efficient manner, with effective communication with the Programme teams, Vehicle Engineering and other interfacing functions. In successfully fulfilling this role the candidate will be placed to further develop their career in technical programme management.

Support the Motion System Programme Leaders by: Co-ordination of PDL responses, including resource requirements, vehicles, parts, facilities & instrumentation Gateway planning for both virtual and physical gateways, Co-ordinating programme meetings & tuning reviews to resolve issues and agree plans, Assisting the preparation of programmes specific Motion System input into Chassis Technical Review meetings, Vehicle Line Director's meetings and other programme reviews Data management: maintaining programme metrics, resource planning and other business office demands , Supporting programme, eg VITs where necessary, RMDV2 planning and reporting , Co-ordinating facility/vehicle availability/allocation to allow completion of requested DVP work , Co-ordinate activities within a cross-functional team to deliver against gateway requirements , Maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Skills Required:

3 KEY SKILLS Experience of project management within automotive or development environment Understanding of automotive control systems Effective communication skills

Experience Required:

Experience of delivering technical products through a team Experience in the management of requirements & targets

Working with an Automotive OEM or large Tier 1 in a development role

Planning and delivery of complex multi-disciplinary projects in an automotive mechanical or electronics environment using a ¿Gateway¿ based process.

Degree in a mechanical or automotive engineering discipline.

The role will be Gaydon based, with occasional travel.

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