Project Engineer

Fircroft Recruitment
West Midlands
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role:
Position Description:

Responsible for the achievement of Quality, Cost, Timing targets - Self-reliant owner of the project metrics associated and manage / create metrics for: Issue Management (AIMS) Design Verification (eFDVS/RMDV) Releases (WERS / Bill of Material) Cost (Redbook, PACN) Timing / Module Plan (MS Project / Excel) Conformance Plans / Deviations (S-Dots) - Escalate and communicate existing difficulties for arbitration and suggest solutions - Compile and present major gateway status to Module Leader / Module Team.

Manage project cadence and ensure transparent communication and escalation through: developing and maintaining the Module Plan, planning and chairing effective Module Meetings, and monitoring tasks across the life cycle of the project - Manage Module component costs, investment, vendor tooling, D&D, piece costs and weight - Support Lead Engineers in inputting into Issue Management Process (AIMS) - Respond to ad hoc requests for reports and information from the Vehicle Programme Leader - Build relationships with all module, design, engine and vehicle team members - Support the Module Leader in liaising with other functions (e.g., AME and purchasing) to ensure timely input from them.


1)Degree qualified (Engineering or Business / Management related)

2)Previous experience within engineering or programme planning (2yrs+)

3)Track Record of leading a project / activity (work related or other)

Experience Required:

Degree qualified (Engineering or Business / Management related) - Previous experience within engineering or programme planning (2 yrs +) - Track Record of leading a project / activity (work related or other) - Being self-reliant, proactive and able to deliver with minimum supervision - Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, self-confidence and a 'passion for the product' - Ability to lead the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment - A good understanding of Project Delivery Systems (Gateways, Milestones etc.), Change Control, Product Definition and Change Management processes - Experience working in an engineering and programme planning environment within the automotive industry.

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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