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Project Manager 54910

  • Location: Basildon
  • Salary: £23.06 - 29.83 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Job Title: CV Exterior Integration Engineer – 54910

Pay Rate: Up to £23.06/hr LTD rate (inside IR35). AWR rate increase applies after 12 weeks – rate will increase to £29.83/hr LTD.

Division: Product Development

Contract Position based at: Dunton / Hybrid

Description and Key Responsibilities

  • A project management role, working with the wider exterior functional engineering teams to ensure that product development deliverables and targets are met and maintained.
  • Track the key open items and develop action plans in collaboration with the functional engineering areas and their respective cross-functional teams.
  • Actively support program sourcing strategies in line with Purchasing, Finance and Program timing needs.
  • Support the Finance and weight work streams and develop and communicate delivery/recovery plans, considering tough choices, within Program budgets & constraints - initiate and maintain suitable tracking documents.
  • Support engineering deliverables for both Quality & Attribute Engineering.
  • Support timing tracking exercises workstreams to ensure targets are met on time.
  • Actively support and lead cross-functional issue resolution teams.
  • Coordinate, schedule and document meeting outcomes as required.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Project management and negotiation skills
  • Excellent PC skills; fully competent in Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word and other MS Office tools - ability to work on multiple priorities
  • An effective communicator with the ability to work successfully with multiple cross-functional stakeholders, including senior levels and with external partners
  • Strong interpersonal skills, flexible with a positive can-do attitude, willing to support the team as well as individual tasks
  • More than three years automotive or engineering experience in PD.
  • Knowledge of Body Exterior Engineering commodities and an awareness of other vehicle area requirements (e.g. Interior, EESE, Chassis, Attributes).
  • Experience of managing engineering deliverables
  • Familiarity with global releasing process
  • Experienced/confident in reviewing/presenting to colleagues and management.


  • Ability to adapt to new technologies and processes.
  • Understanding of Program business fundamentals such as TFLE costs, Weight management, VPPs etc.
  • Knowledge of vehicle Bill of Material tracking and reporting.
  • Understanding of / experience with GI, Teamcenter, SWT and other Project Management tools.
  • D&R experience, user of product development process, tools and systems.
  • Previous integration experience

Education Required:

A Degree in Engineering/Science discipline or similar or have completed two thirds of a formal study towards degree course and commitment to complete studies, or equivalent experience.

Education Preferred:

Degree in Automotive Engineering or related field.

Additional Information:


To apply for this role please send your CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.