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Body Exterior Project Leader - 54428

  • Location: Basildon
  • Salary: £36.98 - 36.98 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 16 days ago

Title: Body Exterior Project Leader - 54428

Division: Product Development

Contract Position based at: Dunton

Rate: up to £36.98/hour LTD (£28.51/hour PAYE)

Position Description:

  • A Body Engineering based Studio integration, project management and technical role to drive effective and timely class A surface design/ development .
  • Lead and coordinate Design progression activities (K Loop) between Engineering and Studio. Provide support to the studio feasibility process to ensure clear expectations are aligned and met between teams.
  • Liaise between Engineering and Studio on key design attributes and assumptions.
  • Clarify expectations and plan (the what, the when, the whom) to support design progression.
  • Be able to drive architectural changes to meet design expectations.
  • Be able to consider attribute needs, engineering hardpoints, homologation & safety parameters, manufacturing requirements to drive concept development.
  • Chair master section reviews and define roadmap for geometric compatibility of attributes.
  • Track and project manage the journey to master section sign off and completion.
  • Shepard the design to be fully complaint with the occupant and mechanical package, Program assumptions and attribute targets.
  • Lead discovery completion phase (post class A surface release) and issue resolution activities between various stake holders.
  • Lead escalation process and organise feasibility discussions.
  • Support high level engineering meetings and appearance alignment forums.
  • Provide and publish surface development progression and health charts to management. Champion the appearance process flow and contribute towards continuous improvements to educate the team.

Skills Required:

  • Good interpersonal skills, energetic, positive, and engaging.
  • Expertise in leading architectural design in a collaborative dynamic working environment.
  • Proficient in managing and addressing design progression issues between stake holders.
  • Be able to explain all technical elements which are being tracked in simple terms.
  • Be able to summarise and present technical & timing elements to management.
  • Be able to understand and interrogate Engineering, Attribute and Studio proposals.
  • Catia capable with working knowledge on FSS, FTA, Teamcenter Engineering (TCe), Vismockup.
  • Knowledge of Surface release processes. Microsoft Office inc Project proficient. Knowledge of exterior manufacturing processes.

Skills Preferred:

  • Knowledge of ICEM and Studio systems.

Experience Required:

  • Experience working in a studio and feasibility environment.
  • Experience working with Attributes, C/ship, Design and Engineering.
  • Demonstrable Exterior Design & Release, Design Studio, or equivalent experience.

Education Required:

  • Degree or equivalent.

Additional Information:


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