Lead Engineer- 35720

  • Location

    Warwickshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £25.00 - £26.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Kerry Duggan

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Position Description:

Special Vehicle Operations (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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Have demonstrable ability to lead the resolution of multiple complex technical issues within a team environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, self-confidence, and a passion for the product.
  • Lead a cross functional team of peers, chair weekly programme steering team (PST) meetings and present in senior forums when required.
  • Gateway & Deliverables management.
  • Programme Direction Letter Authorship.
  • Future Model Year Timing Plan Creation & Management.
  • Identify long lead commodities to identify potential risks with the plan and identify sourcing priorities.
  • Work with Lead Engineers and Suppliers to understand commodity lead times to ensure that parts and associated software are delivered in time to support project timescales.
  • Develop and maintain vehicle specific BoM, Facilitate SVO Change through Core FCIM team participation.
  • Work with Design & MS&S in development of robust product proposals and associated business cases
  • Work within the project management framework to enable functions to deliver on time and to budget.
  • Manage prototype and pre-production planning / scheduling meetings.
  • Must be able to deliver with minimal supervision and take a methodical approach to managing own workload.
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested from time to t

Experience Required:

  • Educated to degree level with a high level of computer literacy
  • Excellent knowledge of the product life cycle, product design and delivery processes.
  • 2 years project / programme management experience.
  • Hold a full UK driving license - willingness to travel when required is essential.
  • Project management Qualifications (APMP or Prince2)
  • Previous Automotive programme management experience
  • Knowledge of AIMs/WERS/WIPS systems
  • Understanding of PDCS gateway framework
  • Demonstrable knowledge of and previous experience of working with Product Development, Design, Marketing Sales & Service, Manufacturing Engineering, Production Operations and Supply / STA would be highly beneficial.

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