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Research and Development Project Engineer - 35745

  • Location

    Gaydon, Warwickshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £20.00 - £21.45 per hour

  • Contact:

    Kerry Duggan

  • Contact email:

    kerry.duggan@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    21

  • Salary low:

    20

  • Job ref:

    BBBH48399

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-09-03

  • Consultant:

    #

Position Description:

  • Delivery of technology research projects to assist in the implementation of design aspirations whilst adhering to agreed processes and engineering specifications
  • Work with cross functional and operational teams to ensure objectives and activity plans are captured in the overall project plans.
  • Contribute to the resolution of key technical and strategic challenges.
  • Develop early demonstrations prior to final Proof-of-Concept stage.
  • Assist in the development of Proof-of-Concept technologies with support from key suppliers.
  • Provide assistance and support in recording all data to ensure adherence to relevant procedures.
  • Co-ordinate projects towards the development of required technologies and features via the Technology Creation Development System process.
  • Provide technical support on projects when handing over to mainstream engineering.
  • Create and develop positive relationships with suppliers and academic partners

Skills Required:

  • Educated to Engineering Degree or similar level
  • Multiple stakeholder project management experience - ideally with design.
  • Knowledge/experience of Automotive/Aerospace production processes, regulations and standards

Experience Required:

  • Previous experience in a Research, development or design role in engineering or automotive environment.
  • Strong technical and development expertise.
  • Ability to resolve key technical issues within a team environment.
  • Ability to write reports and the ability to communicate to technical and non-technical audience.
  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Experience of program or project management, meeting demanding timescales with budget control and cost effective delivery.
  • Computer literacy in Google, PowerPoint, Excel and Microsoft Project.

Education Required:

Educated to Engineering Degree or similar level

Additional Information:

Driving Licence essential - requirement to travel across multiple sites in West Midlands to interface with Jaguar Land Rover design teams in Whitley and Gaydon.