Vehicle Project Engineer - £21.19 p/h - Warwickshire

CH, Coventry
From £19.00 to £21.19 per hour Ltd Co.
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Vehicle Project Engineer to work for a major Automotive organisation based in Warwickshire, West Midlands

Reference No: J009850

Job Title: Vehicle Project Engineer

Experience: MHEV and PHEV vehicles

Location: Warwickshire, West Midlands

Rate: From £19.00 to £21.19 per hour Ltd Co.

Hours: 40 per week

The Role:

*Project Engineers within Vehicle Engineering support the delivery of two functions: Targets and Sign-Off (T&SO) and Test & Development (T&D)

*The T&D deliverables support the definition and managing of the Vehicle Engineering Fleet that services the requirements of all COC and Attribute areas

*The T&SO deliverables support and guide the Engineering sign off of the vehicle to meet its targets and deliver the correct mix of attributes for the customer

*This role would suit a self-starter, wanting exposure to whole vehicle engineering with a passion for the product

*This role interacts with CoCs (Centres of Competence) and Attribute Teams

Key Responsibilities:

*Assist with the planning of prototype vehicles and the generation of fleet development plans

*Support Build and sign off vehicles at the end of the line

*Assist with the management of the Engineering Fleet day by day

*Ensure Attribute Demonstrator Vehicles are kept up to date with latest content

*Work closely with workshop facilities to resolve vehicle off road (VOR) issues

*Prepare weekly vehicle metrics for presentation to senior management

*Organisation of driven and non-driven attribute demonstrations to Vehicle Evaluation Team (VET) and senior management

*Assist the Engineering Targets and Sign-Off for the vehicle line

*This includes preparing presentation packs for use at Technical Issues meetings and other reporting forums

*Assisting with the resolution of vehicle design issues

*Ensure Design Verification Plans (DVPs) are created and completed on-time and help drive issues to successful conclusion

Skills Required:

3 Key Skills:

- Familiarity with some PD IT systems (i.e. Fleet Management System, AIMS, RMDV). Knowledge of PCS
- Ability to create vehicle plans and specify vehicles based on customer requirements. Experience with development of multiple vehicle from one platform architecture
- Experience working cross functionally and co-ordinating the technical resolution to complex problems preferred. Experience of developing mainstream vehicle concepts. Experience with MHEV and PHEV vehicles

Experience Required:

*A 'can do' attitude with a willingness to learn are just as important as relevant experience

*Excellent communication skills

*High level of drive and personal organisation

*Working knowledge of the company programme & project delivery processes, PCS & TCDS

*A good knowledge of vehicles

*Demonstrate good problem solving techniques

*Degree qualified Engineering Degree

Additional Information:

*40 hours per week with 3.30pm finish on Fridays

*Recruitment Consultant: Chris Murphy

*Telephone: ************

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