Technical Programme Manager

Chris Eastwood Automotive Ltd
Milton Keynes
12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is looking for a Technical Programme Manager to join their team.

You will be required to work with their main clients who are 2 very large Car Manufacturers.

Basic Purpose and Function

Your Primary function is to control, encourage and maintain customer relationships for Ford but not exclusively so….

Duties include: coordinate regular meetings with customers and technical teams, manage projects using GAPQP process, ensure delivery to customer deadlines, track and resolve open issues and provide technical information including presentations, facilitate regular design team meetings, including on a global scale and control new component engineering drawing releases and changes.

The TPM will also be responsible for leading customer RFQ responses for technical proposal and coordinating activities as part of the RFQ proposals. Supports Business Manager as appropriate in customer meetings.

Position Dimensions (Scope)

Reporting to Business Manager, the TPM maintains leadership and technical responsibility and has decision making control for assigned programs. For assigned and nominated programs, monitors and maintains program margin level and costs from nomination through to start of production

Primarily home based with regular travel to customer sites mainly in UK but also Europe and other regions as required, sometimes at short notice. Regular travel will also be required to other locations in Europe and globally as required.

Day to day customer contact at all levels. Regular communication with other P.T. Personnel within Europe, America and Asia on project work.

Education / Experience

Educated to degree level - bias towards Mechanical Engineering. Previous experience of working within the Automotive Industry preferred. Must have considerable experience in a customer facing environment of Project Management Thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Applications required. Experience of CAD would be an advantage

34 days Holiday PA 37.5 Hrs per week