J19757

Engineering Project Leader

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Electrical and Electronics Engineering

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Basildon, Essex

Matthew Gilbert

01268 582900

Position Title: Engineering Project Leader

Duration: Permanent

Location: Basildon

Duties & Responsibilities
• Lead program engineering deliverables
• Lead engineering design interface to customer for EDS and EDS related components
• Define detailed project release timing and ensure compatibility with overall project timing plan
• Lead and coordinate resolution of engineering issues for assigned programs
• Ensure timely response to customer on technical issues and engineering design, test and sign-off deliverables
• Collate, review and store customer program definition documents (e.g. PDL, TIB) and asses impacts on design
• Prepare engineering project status information and present at internal and customer project reviews
• Lead engineering design team to ensure high quality EDS designs are released on time for assigned programs
• Change Management - control of additional changes (STA's) required for specific build phases
• Interface to harness manufacturing plant to ensure correct incorporation of changes
• Ensure that new components (carryover but new for project) list is made available for up-front ordering for build phases
• Oversee new developed components list and ensure design and manufacturing teams are informed of status
• Ensure samples of new developed components are available to manufacturing plant
• Plan and co-ordinate Design Reviews at manufacturing plant
• Ensure that the design complies to the Design For Manufacture guidelines
• Conduct regular Project Team Meeting (with Meeting Minutes)
• Support agreement of technical parts of SOW with suppliers and customer
• Ensure BOM validation is carried out in advance of prototype builds, communicate up-front build lists to harness manufacturing plant
• Define looms for ordering and provide matrix to Sales Department
• Organise and conduct design reviews at supplier
• Ensure team support of prototype vehicle builds at customer locations & track EDS design issues to completion
• Provide manufacturing plant with planned quantities for Pre-production phases (TT, PP, MP1)
• Ensure team support of pre-production vehicle builds at customer locations & track EDS design issues to completion
• Submit all technical project risks and opportunities to the PM
• Support design cost studies and estimation
• Support the development, implementation and continuous improvement of common processes, procedures and methodologies
• Follow the Client’s Quality Management System (QMS) as defined in the Quality Management Handbook

Requirements
• University degree in electrical, mechanical or automotive engineering, or equivalent experience
• Experience in project leadership
• Experience in leading teams of people
• Extensive experience in the design and development of automotive wiring harnesses
• Proven ability to lead a development team from both a technical & line management perspective.
• Self- sufficient, self-motivated and excellent team-player
• Flexible, adaptable, proactive, diplomatic attitude
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Microsoft office - Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Projects
• Flexibility
• Strong analytical skills
• High attention to detail
• Fluent in English
• Full Driving Licence UK and Equivalent
• Right to work in the UK – Valid Passport

The successful applicant will be offered an attractive reward package and continuous personal development within a global leading organisation.

Benefits:
• Competitive Salary
• Pension Scheme
• BUPA Private Healthcare including Medical cash plan
• Life Assurance
• 26 Holidays (Plus the bank holidays)
• Training and Development Opportunities
• Rewards and benefits schemes

J19757

Engineering Project Leader

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