Product, Development, Design Mangs & Engs

Recruiter
Fulcrum Engineering
Location
Thetford
Posted
16 Jan 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Fulcrum – Engineering & Technical, are acting as an Employment Business on behalf of our Clients.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Our Client is currently seeking to recruit experienced, skilled, qualified personnel for several roles such as:-
Job Title Required: = Project/Program Engineering Manager (R&D)
Out Line of Key Requirements for the Job/Role: = Currently seeking to recruit a Project/Program Engineering Manager R & D, with a range of skills to join the growing team. To undertake the program management of a stand-alone mid-sized project or a subsidiary element of a main vehicle engineering and development program. General project management responsibility for the planning of the project activities, management of the manpower & facilities resources and achievement of deliverables to quality, timing and cost. Specific duties required for this Project/Product Management role are as follows:
Undertake management of the development project element of the main vehicle program. Ultimate responsibility for achievement of the development program to quality, timing and cost.
Duties: =
Lead and deliver project plans for new proposals and existing projects through liaison with functional departments leaders
Manpower and facilities planning, ensure resources are available to support project activities, liaise with functional areas to ensure replacements are provided if necessary.
Risk planning and management throughout project
Manage project timing within overall program plan; track progress changes and develop recovery plans.
Control project spend within allocated budget using forecasting tools
Ensure quality of deliverables from functional departments, manage achievement of project deliverables at program milestones, and facilitate customer sign-off at gateway stages
Collate and deliver monthly management status report
External customer liaison and reporting for stand-alone projects
Maintain project file directory database, ensure configuration control for project documents and reports
Support and adhere to policies, procedures, and operational guidelines related to established quality management systems.
Maintain a working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.
Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and reviewing work amongst the program team.
Qualities Required: =
At least 5 years’ experience of working within automotive design and development programs
Knowledge and experience of automotive product development process and activities
Good communication and professional presentation skills for customer and supplier interfacing
Leadership, man management and conflict resolution skills
Capable of organising and managing priorities, utilise problem solving techniques
Commercial analysis and budgeting skills, experience of working to customer contract terms
Computer literate, with advanced MS Word, Powerpoint & Excel skills/abilities, MS Project expertise
Key Qualifications Required: =
Minimum HNCHND third level qualifications.
Preference will be given to candidates with Degree level in Mechanical Automotive Engineering
Job Title Required: = Development Engineer
Out Line of Key Requirements for the Job/Role: = Currently seeking to recruit a Development Engineer to join the growing team delivering specialised projects.
Duties: = As a development engineer, you will be involved in the development and optimisation of suspension systems for customer vehicles, as well as in-house projects, utilising Company chassis development rig and proprietary software. You will be involved in the optimisation of grip for specialised car suspension to many other categories and you will be involved in the optimisation of road car suspension for performance, comfort and grip.
You will also be involved in the development and optimisation of suspension products, including dampers, springs, etc. using the same techniques. Knowledge of suspension design would therefore be a distinct advantage as would an understanding of hydraulic systems.
This is a customer facing position, you can expect to be independently working directly with customers most days. Presentation skills and confident speaking are therefore essential, and the successful candidate will be comfortable in this high-pressure environment.
Qualities Required: =
If you have ten (10) years’ experience in a similar or related position within the automotive industry, an Engineering degree or equivalent and have the drive to reach challenging goals, this position should interest you. It is expected that candidates will have a background in suspension design or similar experience.
Perm or Long Term Contract (3 to 6 + Months) : = Perm or pos Contract
Temp Contract in Weeks (Please state Min & Max) : =
Location Address & Post Code or Site Details & Dept: = Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Number of Personnel Required: = 1 + each role
Working Hours: = 0800 – 1700
Days to be Worked: = Mon – Fri
Rate of Pay: Very attractive salary & benefits depending on quals, skills, experience.
For more information on this position, please email your CV in Word, quoting job title, your name in the subject box of the email. Please note that if you have not been contacted within 14 days, your application for this position has been unsuccessful on this occasion. However you may still be considered for other positions in the future. Fulcrum Engineering, are only able to process applications from candidates who are currently resident and eligible to work in the UK and works successfully with an extensive list of local businesses, providing an honest, ethical and professional service to both candidates and clients.
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