Project Engineer

OX Seven Recruitment Limited
West Midlands
£35000/annum + DOE
17 Jul 2019
18 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
OX Seven: Project Engineer

We are working alongside technological experts and pioneers in the wiring and connectivity market. With more than 60 years industry experience, they service some of the most recognisable and prestigious brands in the automotive sector.

Their steady growth is testament to an ethos of "high quality" which is embraced by each member of staff. As they continue grow, they are looking for a Project Engineer to join their Engineering department and be responsible for coordinating all project elements including engineering design, quality planning, manufacturing and installation.

What you'll do:

Coordinate all project elements including engineering design, quality planning, manufacturing, installation, commissioning and final buy-off phases

Manage the project within budget

Plan project requirements and resources, including the sourcing of sub-contract elements

React promptly and effectively to changing client and product needs

Anticipate any potential project risks, identifying and establishing corrective actions

Produce deliverables on-time to customer requirements, clarifying these requirements where necessary

Define the customer specification into either a departmental action or sub-contractor order

Accurately cost any changes in specifications

Effectively analysecustomer and internal changes, including feasibility study

Produce clear, focused and understandable explanations for change requests

Participate in Design Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (DFMEAs), Quality history reviews, robustness studies, etc

Participate in Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) processes

Assist with design verification and sign off reporting

Be willing and available to work at company and customer premises as required

Undertake special projects as required

Support and lead process improvement activities

Conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practices/ future trends

Plan projects or subtasks so they may be tracked and presented

Manage the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems

Lead and/or support technicians and trainee engineers

Train people within own work group

Liaise and communicate with other departments, customers, suppliers and other service providers

Be an effective team member, working with supervisor and colleagues to ensure smooth workflow with maximum output

Comply with the Health, Safety and Environmental Policies

What you'll bring:

Relevant manufacturing/engineering degree preferred, A Levels, ONC, City & Guilds level 3, BTecNational Diploma Level 3, IVQ Technician Diploma, NVQ level 3

Able to read and understand engineering drawings

Ability to understand and translate product drawings into process information

Ability to track budget spend, including sub-contract hours

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Problem solving skills

Presentation skills

Ability to promote and drive continuous improvement

Understand Lean principles

Exercises latitude and technical judgement in deciding work methods

Good understanding of customer expectations and deliverables with an awareness of the impact of failure/cost of poor quality

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