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Automotive Project Engineer - 33814 - up to £22 Ltd

Job reference:
BBBH43545_1505490156
Location:
Warwickshire
Salary:
£18.00 - £22.00 per hour
Job type:
Contract
Sector:
Automotive

Ref: 33814

Title: Project Engineer

Division: Special Vehicle Operations

Contract Position based at: Gaydon + Fen End

Position Description:

Engineered to Order (SVO) Division operates as a "business within the business", set up with a nimble/commercially minded outlook to leverage the increasing desire of our customers to personalise their vehicles. Reporting to the Platform Project Leader, the key strategy elements include:

  • Push the boundaries of the Brands to create high premium Niche "Halo" Performance & Luxury vehicles.
  • Develop a range of Option Packs to enhance the Sporting and Lifestyle attributes of our vehicle range
  • Enhance premium customer experience through vehicle personalisation and exclusivity ¿ Design and develop profitable range of vehicle accessories
  • Provides a single point of contact per platform for SVO Engineering to enable face off to SVO Programme team, NML, VLDs, CPEs etc, to enable the facilitation of SVO features and lowest cost and highest quality
  • Lead the Engineering delivery on all SVO projects on a specific Platform, liaising with the functional managers (chassis, body, powertrain electrical), on programmes in the pre- phase through to job 1 + 90.
  • Lead SVO Engineering PDL responses, liaise/ negotiate with core on ownership, develop tech feasibility (with APC), drive design feasibility (DPAT), coordinate project resources.
  • Liaise with core CoCs to ensure platform architecture and systems are specified, agreed and capable of delivering SVO features for products like RS, Autobiography, accessories.
  • Support SVO Engineering launch support and support NML as required.
  • Drive/ Support Engineering team on delivery, timing, cost, AIMs, concerns, quality etc.
  • Drive SVO innovation projects into delivery, on a specific platform.
  • Drive SVO Engineering process improvement, and platform strategy

Skills Required:

Knowledge of general engineering principles relevant to the design, development, testing and manufacture of technically engineered products.

  • MS Office and PC literate
  • Excellent communication skills: Ability to negotiate with other functions to achieve, for example, attribute objectives and resolve engineering issues/conflict.

Education Required:

Engineering Degree. We will consider candidates with no prior experience working in the automotive industry.

Additional Information:

Our area is in a period of rapid growth and transformation, offering a unique opportunity to be part of, and lead, transformation of what we offer and how we do business.

Candidates must be flexible, and capable of, supporting business activities at other sites in the Midlands. Primarily Gaydon/ Fen End