Project Engineer - Automotive Tier One

Ford and Stanley Ltd
£35k - £40k pa + Car Allowance
03 Oct 2017
20 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Engineer Tier 1 Automotive industry to £40,000 + Benefits Ford and Stanley Ltd, the renowned experts within manufacturing recruitment are working in partnership with a most prestigious automotive component manufacturer. Due to continued growth the company have a unique multi site presence in the UK- offering superb opportunities for career growth, stability and real earnings potential.As they are a multi site organization candidates residing in cities such as Birmingham, Coventry, Solihull, Redditch, Leamington Spa etc etc will find commuting a comfortable proposition. Core Responsibilities - Coordinate all project elements including planning, manufacturing, installation, commissioning and final buy-off phases ensuring that it is managed within budget and tracked against project timing plan as well as any other relevant KPIs for the project. - Work closely with the Customer to allow you to react quickly and track any changes in specification, while being present at customer premises/meetings to provide reports/project progress in line with APQP requirements. - Manage Customer and internal Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and participate in Part Approval Process (PPAP) processes - Define the customer specification into either a departmental action or sub-supplier order and manage the project requirements and resources (including sourcing sub-contract elements) around these while tracking progress through and being able to present updates where required. - Produce deliverables on-time to customer requirements, clarifying these requirements where necessary - Effectively analyse customer and internal changes, including feasibility study - Apply specific technical skills as required to support customer or colleagues and assist design verification and sign off reporting. - Produce clear, focused and understandable explanations for change requests (PPCN) and accurately cost any change in specification. - Anticipate any potential project risks, identifying and establishing corrective actions and performing root cause analysis to resolve problems. - Participate in Failure Mode and Effects Analyse (PFMEA), quality history reviews, robustness studies, etc. - Quality control of work by appropriate reviews - Contribute/undertake to continuous improvement activities, both in terms of the business and personally (training & development as well as staying up to date with Engineering trends and industry news). Qualifications/Training, Knowledge & Skills Required for Role - Direct Engineering experience essential (Mechanical, electrical), inc ability to understand core Engineering principles, understanding technical drawings and requirements from legislation and relevant standards. - 3 years + experience in automotive (OEM) desirable - Strong Customer Service skills; ability to make and maintain good relationships with customers at various levels of seniority. - Good Team working skills; able to get on with immediate colleagues as well as working collaboratively with other departments, suppliers and other service providers - Good organisational skills; able to work to deadlines while controlling costs and meeting KPI requirements - Good communication skills; verbal and written with customers and colleagues as well as presentation skills to internal and external groups. - Project Management experience (across different groups and locations) at Tier one level - Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles Apply now - Ford & Stanley
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