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Project Engineer (Launch)

  • Location

    Banbury, Oxfordshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Mark Bignell

  • Contact email:

    mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH48562

  • Expiry date:

    01/10/2018

Project Engineer (Launch)
£Competitive
Banbury
Automotive, launch, manufacturing, PPAP, APQP, DVP, FMEA, BOM, timing, delivery

A Project Engineer is required with knowledge of product launch into manufacturing from new product design within a high-volume manufacturing environment. Candidates with experience of the Automotive industry would be well received.

Due to introduction of new products and new vehicle build programs this company, a world class manufacturing of automotive parts and systems based Banbury requires a high calibre, well organized and proactive Project Engineer to support the launch of new products into manufacturing for a new permanent role. As a Project Engineer you will support the Project manager in driving forward new product launch activities into production ensuring that the project is on time and within set quality targets. The position will require you to:

  • Support Project Manager on preparation of risk assessment of new projects
  • Generate and update Bill of Materials and process flow charts
  • Co-ordinate generation of FMEA and be a key team member
  • Support Project Manager on design and process feasibility studies
  • Liaison with Production, Engineering & Programme Management for process development
  • Liaise and support Project Quality Engineer on DVP testing, statistical analysis and capability studies, new gauge / check fixtures development and PPAP submission process
  • Co-ordinate production and assembly trials along with production operators training
  • Support trials both in Banbury and at toolmakers / equipment manufacturers
  • Support manufacturing on generation of production equipment and fixture specification
  • Support Project Manager on Purchase Requisitions, keeping track of project expenditures
  • Coordinate prototype and pre-production builds and delivery to customer
  • Support customer visits for build trial events and complaint issues
  • Comply with APQP requirements



The Project Engineer should have the following skills or experience:

  • Production engineering of new product onto site
  • Product launch and NPI to support the delivery of new components into manufacturing
  • Knowledge of quality standards
  • To project a professional image of the company to customers / visitors
  • To use the escalation procedure for any issues/concerns e.g. Quality / downtime



This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of launching products from concept through to production within a 1st Tier automotive organisation or OEM seeking to develop and your career within a forward thinking organisation. In return for your experience, this Banbury-based Automotive company will offer you:

  • £Competitive Salary
  • Benefits package
  • Career development within the upfront development and launch of some exciting new vehicle programs



Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of product launch within the automotive arena and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Project Engineers role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email