Project Manager

27.00 - 31.00 GBP Hourly + GBP27.00 - GBP31.00/hour
09 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
We have had a fantastic opportunity become available for a Project Manager based in Gaydon on an initial 26 week contract. A description of the role follows;

Responsible for ensuring the Centre of Competence delivers its commitments to one or more vehicle line programmes to achieve product development gateway requirements on time. They are the prime interface to the Body Engineering Programme team, responsible for delivering requirements on time, to quality, from Pre Product Start to Job.

In your role you'll manage the day to day workload of Lead Engineers in conjunction the commodity Group Leaders. Manage structured problem solving techniques and ensure robust engineering solutions. Manage your team in the planning, coordination, delivery and reporting of requirements to support given Cycle Plan programmes and Cycle Plan studies, using Product Development System principles in conjunction with other company processes as required. Manage and resolve through strong collaboration, the technical issues internal to Exterior Systems, within Body Engineering and cross functionally within the company. Manage Exterior Systems programme health status using key programme metrics (e.g. AIMS, WERS, RMDV.) Lead and manage the Exterior Systems input to Body Engineering Senior Project Leader and drive the team in the use of tools and processes to manage the completion of deliverables for programme gateways. Work closely with Design, Functional Engineering Centres, Product Strategy, Advanced Product Creation and Marketing to ensure the programme delivers the expected prescribed product actions in a robust manner. Be responsible for financial planning with respect to budget management and business case project planning or product cost, estimating targets within vehicle programmes.

The candidate must have the relevant skills to be successful in the role ;

* Ability to lead the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a project team environment.
* An understanding of critical dimensioning and tolerancing to achieve world class gap and flush tolerances.
* Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, self-confidence and a 'passion for the product'.

The client is ideally looking for ;

* A relevant engineering degree.
* Previous engineering project leadership experience.
* Experience in BoM and Complex Commodity Release (CCR) kits Problem solving techniques AIMS,8D Supplier management
* A good working knowledge of exterior plastic moldings, painted, compression and injection molding processes.
* An ability to translate functional design requirements and validation methods, manage change and the ability to deliver with minimum supervision.

Must be an EU Citizen to Apply