Project Engineer - Apex MA

Recruiter
Apex Recruitment
Location
Gaydon
Salary
£21.1 per hour
Posted
05 Sep 2017
Closes
22 Oct 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Description:

  • Process Improvement/Development Engineer within our clients Product Creation & Delivery organisation.
  • Our clients Product Creation & Delivery is a fast moving, dynamic, and immensely successful organisation, currently undergoing a significant period of change, growth and global expansion.
  • This growth is driving the need to modify and re-engineer many of the organisations existing key work processes, as well as develop new business processes to support its transformation agenda.
  • This Project Engineer role is based in the PDCO Team - responsible for providing a robust and responsive product creation and delivery (PCDS) network for the development of all programmes.
  • PCDS is the generic framework for all programmes - showing what the x-functional teams has to deliver when to ensure programme delivery in time, cost and quality.

Key responsibilities include

  • Leading and managing process improvements in the PCDS Framework - particularly within a cross-functional, end-to-end environment.
  • Facilitating and supporting process improvement undertaken by other functions and departments within the organisation.
  • Providing direction, coordination and support to business process owners/ process improvement teams in development and implementation of business process improvements.
  • Assessing & analysing the capability and baseline performance of business processes.
  • Utilising data analysis skills (qualitative & quantitative) to identify process flaws and improvement opportunities in product development processes, and working with multiple stakeholders to deliver process improvement.
  • Identifying risk and deviations through process assurance ensuring set up of preventative and corrective measures.

Skills Required:

  • Highly collaborative with excellent networking, communication and consultation skills.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in business process improvement, process modelling and re-engineering methods and tools. Project management methodology experience and skills.
  • Strong knowledge of the automotive development process.

Experience Required:

  • Highly collaborative with excellent networking, communication and consultation skills
  • Ability to respond with urgency and quality of execution within a fast-paced organisation
  • Strong knowledge and experience in business process improvement, process modelling and re-engineering methods and tools
  • Project management methodology experience and skills
  • Ability to analyse complex data and process the information for senior management consumption
  • Ability to diagnose, and execute practical solutions in complex cross- functional process environments
  • Experience leading others in process reviews, business analysis, and/or special projects that include defining business requirements and developing strategies to improve work flow Experience Required.
  • Professional experience of greater than 3 years.

Experience Preferred:

  • Knowledge of automotive sector and new product introduction domain
  • Competence in MS Project & Visio and P6
  • Intermediate competence in Excel (VBA toolset) to develop and deploy reports from various data sources in a standard MS Excel format.
  • Competent in usage of process modelling tools & methodologies
  • Innovative & energetic presentation style Education

Degree-level qualified candidate preferable