Project Engineer

Project Engineer required to join leading automotive defence company who are offering a competitive salary and benefits package.

As the designated lead on cross departmental collaboration, the role will require the incumbent to liaise between the Engineering Design Department, QHSE, the Workshop Team Leaders and Supply Department to ensure all technical deliverable deadlines are met.

There will also be a requirement to support the Project Manager in preparing formal (ie at PDR and CDR) and informal project stage reviews for the customer.

The role will also include the responsibility for the coordination of component delivery to support prototyping and production builds through close liaison with the Supply Chain Manager.

Specific Responsibilities:
, Ownership of the technical development of the vehicle projects including proto-type builds.
, Approval of all order delivery timescales in conjunction with the Project and Supply Chain Managers.
, Confirmation of build specifications - including sign off of Build BoM Resourcing Plan.
, Provision of technical direction to the Production Manager and designated Team Leaders.
, Relationship management between Lead Design Engineers, Commercial, Supply Chain Manager and Production Manager.
, Reporting on weekly production milestones against a master production schedule.
, Reporting on weekly production status and stock levels of key components.
, Conducting customer progress reports where required.
, Management of production issues, risks and opportunities.
, Identification and planning of resources needed to support bespoke build orders to meet agreed delivery dates.
, Approving of all internal and customer documentation in line with QMS.

Person Specification:

, Professional project and management qualifications such as:
o Six Sigma
, Technical electro-mechanical design or production engineering qualification to a minimum of:
o ONC/HNC or equivalent


, Line management experience in low volume automotive production.
, Experience of Toyota after-market products.
, Electro-mechanical engineering background and qualification preferred.
, Understanding of system integration and configuration management.
, The satisfactory achievement of project milestones schedules and budgets.
, Strong negotiation skills.
, Understanding of system integration and configuration management.
, Use of project management software tools such as SAP and ERP/MRP systems.

, Competent in the following project management techniques: Critical Path and Network generation.

If you feel you are the right person for this role as a Project Engineer and have the above mentioned skills please click the "apply now" button at the bottom of your advert to progress you application further.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 18 Months
  • Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive
  • Location: West Sussex, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: Mane Contract Services
  • Tel: 01923 470 775
  • Fax: 0845 833 6486
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2016-10-04 17:35:33 -

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