Benchmarking Coordinator

Recruiter
Premea Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£34000 per annum
Posted
13 Sep 2017
Closes
14 Oct 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description:
Our client who is an iconic luxury sports car manufacturer, is currently recruiting for the following role:

Job Purpose
The purpose of this role is Benchmarking of client & Competitor vehicles.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
- Assist the Lead Benchmarking Engineer in the development of new processes to support
effective benchmarking of competitor vehicles.
- Assist in the development and Maintenance of the benchmarking intranet area to allow easy access of captured data within the organisation.
- Responsible for collating benchmark data from the Product Development team and ensuring all data is imported into the database at the required standard.
- Liaise with OEM`s directly to facilitate inter-company loans of significant vehicles or related products.
- Responsible for the running of the internal benchmark fleet and maintenance of loaned vehicles
- Plan vehicle benchmarking tasks in line with agreed program requirements / timelines and relevant Mission gateway deliverables
- Organise and support vehicle benchmarking tests both in the UK and at other European venues with participants from all levels within the business.
- Liaise with the vehicle engineering manager in assuring all identified vehicle benchmarking deliverables are achieved for each programme milestone.

Qualifications & Experience
- Engineering Degree or equivalent in appropriate discipline
- Experience within an automotive, automotive consultancy or automotive components supplier group.
- High degree of vehicle industry product knowledge & experience.
- Experience of vehicle benchmarking, testing or development within another OEM.
- Experience of liaising with various UK & European test locations.
- Project Management experience desirable.
- Full UK Driving Licence
- Excellent communication skills at all levels.
- Attention to detail and effective planning & organisation.
- Mission or equivalent process knowledge an advantage (GPDS , FPDS, AMPCS).
- Occasional travel may be required.
- Strong time management, enthusiastic, accuracy, diligence, ability to balance and prioritise multiple tasks to meet department needs, Team player with can-do` attitude. Attention to detail.
- Competent in all Microsoft Office toolset including MS Project with experience of writing engineering test reports
- Experience of data logging.

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 agency.

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