Project Engineer Automotive, Manufacturing

White Recruitment Support Services
07 Oct 2017
25 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Role - Project Engineer (Automotive, Manufacturing)

Salary: Circa £30,000 - 40,000 + excellent benefits

We have an exciting new role for a Project Engineer to join a World Class leading Automotive Manufacturing (Pressings and Stampings) company who specialise Ain Aluminium & Steel, specifically Presswork, Stamping Tooling and Tool Assembly.

As an Automotive and Manufacturing Project Engineer you will be responsible for monitoring PPAP's for NPI projects to ensure they are delivered on time, budget and against the quality assurance framework.

You will ensure project time lines are hit, ensure PPAPs are complete and trackers in place to ensure system completed and part ready for production
This means holding weekly meetings, maintain Manhattan chart to deliver PPAP.
You will ensure PPAPs meet agreed customer time line, review PPAP + first 3 production runs support

Duties - You will

  • Maintain information charts for or all NPI components.
  • Communicate weekly updates on Project Progress. Report and action any issues directly to the management team for efficient resolution.
  • Ensure the communication to all NPI customers is presented professionally and within the required period.
  • Control, support and monitor all APQP Meetings ensuring they are supported by all areas.
  • Support all customer meetings for both design and project planning.
  • Support the Project Team on negotiation for tooling costs
  • Ensure all project procedures are adhered to in a timely fashion.

Additional duties will include

  • Ensure that feasibility studies and APQP procedures are initiated at Project nomination
  • Support and monitor all APQP Meetings
  • Complete Slide deck report and issue to team
  • Support Customer meetings to ensure timings and plans communicated and maintained
  • Support weekly summary to Projects Director and Project Managers with Project status and escalate red issues.
  • Chair customer reviews weekly to control and support projects
  • Ensure no tooling is started without Purchase Orders and correct Engineering from Customer
  • Ensure regular reviews are carried out with tooling teams and project teams to close out projects, hand over to production and all snagging issues are completed.
  • Ensure trackers are signed off and completed to support PPAP and project completion with team
  • Load PROIV system ( Drawing Register, Bill of Materials and Engineering Routes )
  • Ensure that the Project management budget is adhered to and not exceeded
  • Ensure timely 'sign off' hand over to the manufacturing teams.
  • Develop good working relationships with key customer Engineers ensuring that any Sales opportunities are reported to the Commercial Manager.

Essential experience

  • You must be a proven Project Engineer with within Manufacturing and Automotive
  • You will have good working knowledge of the Automotive Manufacturing Sector, as well as experience or knowledge of Tooling, Aluminium and Steel Presswork and Stamping.
  • Be able to work in a fast paced environment

Send your CV now for an immediate response.

Salary: Circa £30,000 - 40,000 + excellent benefits

Based: Birmingham, with some travel round the Midlands and occasional travel to Europe

Commutable from: Coventry, Redditch, Wolverhampton, Tamworth

White Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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