Project Engineer

Project Engineer

Permanent
Telford
Posted 3 weeks ago

Alexander Daniels is currently in partnership with a locally grown expanding business based in Telford to recruit for a Projects Engineer. This is a pivotal position within our clients engineering team as the candidate will be responsible for the manufacturing of safety critical equipment.

The Role
• Through the effective systematic application of AQP, manage the successful introduction of new business opportunities from concept through to serial supply
• To introduce new business that shall improve the company’s operational performance by exceeding Launch and Business Plan targets
• To manage and exceed customer expectations
• Receive new business opportunity leads and support the expedient supply of data and specifications to secure profitable business
• Liaise closely with the customer to understand and manage their expectations in terms of quality, cost, delivery, design, manufacture, and final assembly of new business.
• Liaise with the Manufacturing, Design, Quality and Finance Teams in order to identify the most cost-effective process route for the business
• Take ownership and responsibility for the completion of all AQP activities
• To provide flexible support for multi-customer launch projects.
• Ensure that BPCS BOM and routing data is entered into the system correctly and in a timely manner
• Hold regular, consistent multi-functional AQP meetings to ensure the allocation of tasks to the appropriate personnel
• Ensure the timely completion of AQP tasks, taking pro-active corrective actions to prevent project completion delay
• Any issues that may cause a delay in the project deadlines must be flagged and escalated
• Communicate to the customer the precise project window/s for launch activities to maintain resource and activity control within the business
• Through professional communication inform the customer of their need to be timely with programme information and project order cover
• Complete regular project updates in preparation for Launch Review and Management Summary reporting on the Intranet.
• Prepare Milestone Review data for presentation to the Senior Management Team
• Through the application of AQP, manage the run-out of previous projects with the Manufacturing Team to ensure that service parts are catered for and obsolescence is minimise
• Provide easily accessible means to all soft and hard copies of all customer/and company launch data through logical document filing
• Supported by the Technology Group and in line with the business strategy, drive the standardisation of our products through the sales department and directly with the customer where applicable
• Additionally, through close customer liaison, drive the optimisation of part designs to allow part processing of cost effective manufacturing processes
• Ensure that the agreed capital and revenue project budgets are respected at all times.
• Follow the project through into successful launch, ensuring that effective process controls have been installed
• Confirm the final project performance on completion, summarise for the benefit of future projects and communicate to functional departmental heads
• To identify and review progress towards the detailed departmental and individual activities.
• To contribute as a staff member to the total management of the business and the objectives of the Business Plan.
• To develop and implement plans to continuously improve all of the above.

The Candidate
• Strong manufacturing background
• Previous experience with managing medium to large projects
• Formal Engineering Qualification, Reading Engineering Drawings
• Engineering Manufacturing Environment, Automotive Experience

You will have good business sense, an understanding of the impact of decisions made, and strong attention to detail.

Job Features

Job CategoryAutomotive

Key Details

CategoryAutomotive
TypePermanent
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