Project Engineer

Project Engineer

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    Milton Keynes

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    Louis Wellings

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    +44 (0)151 666 8952

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Project Engineer
Milton Keynes (Buckingham)
Based on Experience, 25days holiday, Company Pension, Mon – Fri (early finish Friday)

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Project Engineer to join an expanding department in a £40m+ turnover Tier 1 Automotive manufacturer based just outside Milton Keynes. With a longstanding history extending over 100 years as a business our client work with some of the most exclusive brands in the industry, with 95% of the their products going on vehicles exceeding €150k.

The successful Project Engineer will report in to the Project Manager and will be expected to assist and support individual Project Managers to deliver the objectives of new product introduction projects (NPI) ensuring the use of best practice project management techniques.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Early identification of possible weaknesses and suitable escalation of them.
  • Support customer meetings and visits when required.
  • Ensure that all Projects are managed in accordance with Company Policies and Procedures
  • Support Project Manager in documentation control and reports to deliver budgets for prototypes, development and tooling expenditure
  • Maintain an overview of timing across project, liaising with suppliers and internal resources to ensure good visibility of project status.
  • Attend regular project meetings with the project team as appropriate
  • Report project summary including preparation of phase exit documentation and project report summaries.
  • Communicate clearly issues to the project team and plan resources accordingly.

Experience and Qualifications
  • Educated to degree or equivalent level in technically based subject
  • Interest in Project management with some relevant experience.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft office programmes including Project.
  • Clear and confident communicator.

Key Measures:
  • Quality                         Adhere to project procedures and document requirements.
  • Cost                            Manage and track cost against and within project budgets.
  • Delivery                       To deliver to project timings, budgets and cost as agreed with                                        the Customer.
  • People                         Personal development and training against appraisal matrix.
  • Health & safety             Adhere to company procedures & audit requirements.
  • Housekeeping              Meet requirements of 5S audits.

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