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Project Engineer - Apex JS

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Salary: £22.17 - 22.17 per hour

Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 28 Jun 2018

Reference: 35383

Position Description:

  • Product Information (PI) is responsible for the Release Planning, Validation, and Change Management (CM) of quality and timely product Bill of Materials.
  • This information drives operations in multiple Product Development functions such as Programme Management, Engineering, Finance, Purchasing, Logistics and Manufacturing. PI CM Operations represents a sub-department responsible for the client Part Release and CM processes.
  • The department covers strategic continuous improvement activity as well as operational delivery support.
  • This role is within the operational delivery support as a Change Approval Meeting Coordinator in the first instance and will transition to a Release & Change Process Coordinator role within a 12-month window.

Skills Required:

  • Strong inter-personal skills to face-off with x-functional management at senior levels and drive best practice process and system usage.
  • Strong planning, time and multi task management skills for coordinating people and part changes in-line with programme timing.
  • Strong data analysis, problem solving and technical skills for solving process issues.

Experience Required:

  • Experience in large scale Product Development engineering part release and change management processes
  • Experience in multi-task management, whilst interacting with surrounding personnel.
  • Working with people in and out of immediate team. Experience in data analytics and monitoring process performance.
  • Strong experience in MS Excel as a minimum.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment in order to meet programme delivery timings. Degree required"

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience in client part release and change management process requirements

Additional Information:

  • Reporting to the PI CM Process Lead, responsibilities include: Primary Role
  • Identify potential process bottlenecks, carry out root cause analysis and act to resolve
  • Report to central process team on continuous improvement requirements - Be Process & System experts
  • Aid in deployment of a new release system and process across vehicle & propulsion programmes
  • Drive process best practice consistently across programmes - Work closely with programme teams to set-up for the most effective management of part release/bill of Material update windows
  • Track process performance on programmes (cycle time, right first-time submissions)
  • Support programme adoption of tactical or transformational improvements Secondary Role (Split with primary role for ~3-6months)
  • Change Approval Meeting Coordinator
  • Coordination of process stakeholders using knowledge of the change approval process requirements to ensure quality and timely delivery of part releases according to vehicle programme development milestones.
  • You will be contributing to the objective of on time launch delivery of client vehicle lines.
  • Interaction with the Worldwide Engineering Release System (WERS) and Change Approval Meeting agenda tools to devise daily agendas for Programme CM Meetings.
  • Attend and facilitate Programme Management teams in Change Approval Meetings (CAM).
  • Some support in continuous improvement project work using knowledge of the Release & Change Approval Process and through the creation of performance (time & quality) metrics. West Midlands / Warwickshire based.
  • Must be able to travel between sites and cover large distances on sites travelling between meeting locations. Mainly Gaydon, with possible travel to client production facilities.