Automotive Programme manager - Vehicle Costs

55000.00 - 65000.00 GBP Annual + GBP55000 - GBP65000/annum GBP55-65K plus benefits, subject to
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Emerald Automotive Design Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely), specialise in the design, development and production of light-weight, low emission and long range advanced hybrid commercial vehicles. Headquartered in Coventry, with facilities in Essex, USA, Sweden and China, Emerald is expanding to undertake several whole vehicle design & development programmes. If you have the enthusiasm and drive to want to be part of the introduction of this new technology and have the necessary skills, we would love to hear from you.

Job Specification: Programme Manager - Vehicle Costs

Basis: Permanent or Contract

Start Date: ASAP

Reports to: Head of Procurement - Programmes

Rate: GBP55-65K + car allowance + benefits, or up to GBP300 per day. subject to experience.

Based: Coventry


Reporting to the Head of Procurement -Progarmmes.
To work with the Functional Engineering teams to reduce the cost of current products
Drive 'Target cost' strategy within Programs and ensure all changes /deviations are clearly documented.
Aid and support Client based Procurement /Engineering functions and ensure regular transfer of data/information.
Define best practices to instill consistent Cost Engineering working methods across the business
Support Group Procurement with the procurement process and in particular Pre Qualification of potential suppliers
Assist Programme Management team with the definition of future Target Cost strategy for NPI

Engage with Program Management and Core teams to validate and implement Supply base target cost strategy for program and if it is a Client program to ensure their Engineering and Procurement teams are in agreement prior to submitting Procurement Plan
Manage and Monitor performance against deliverables
Capture, coordinate and report all target deviations to Stakeholders. Collate documentation to support resolution e.g. root cause analysis
Maintain KPI's and regularly share any key issues with stakeholders
Define, review and update best practice processes, technologies and supplier landscape to ensure we have value added offerings for NPI applications. Upload all data to company SharePoint site
Act as a single point of contact for all Procurement / cost information, issues, etc
Liaise with Chief Engineers, Design and Procurement team to ensure parts/tooling etc. is delivered on time in full as specified by program MRD

Maintain Tools, Processes and Procedures
Achieve Targets in system deliverables
Enhanced value of Cost Engineering in Design and Procurement
???Skills and Experience:

MS office literate including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Minimum of 5 years' experience in Technical Procurement and New Product Introduction environment, preferably Automotive
Knowledge of PDM tools, in particular Enovia and Teamcenter
Prototyping experience would be an advantage
Flexible and willing to accept challenging and sometimes diverse activities to maintain project deliverables
Preferably formal Engineering Qualification and knowledge as well as the capability to read CAD data

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