Lead Powertrain Project Engineer

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Listed on

6th November 2023




£42500 - £56100



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A leading premium automotive business and leading to move towards electric autonomous vehicles.


We are actively in pursuit of an accomplished Lead Project Engineer, poised to play a pivotal role in advancing our Powertrain realm.

This individual will be instrumental in Powertrain Test Planning, to facilitate short and long term forecast of test facilities and management of the fixed internal and external facilities under test to enable customer test activity across current and future programs.

Your mission? Taking ownership of programme level strategy development, development of robust plans, co-ordination, reporting, governance (aligned to planning gateway and milestone timings) and control of work and team activity.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

Create timing plans to co-ordinate build and infrastructure dependencies to support test plans

Work with customer groups to ensure adherence and forecasts for build and test

Conduct PDL (Programme Direction Letter) & Cycle plan analysis to determine test profile as part of the future technology roadmap

Identify risks to timing plans which support mitigation activities

Monitor and report on adherence / conformity to synthetic timing in accordance with agreed schedules

To support continuous improvement activity with the goal of improving efficiency and/or product quality

Undertake any other work as directed by the manager in connection with their job as may be requested

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Essential -

Long and short-term strategy development with a pragmatic approach

Experience with project planning tools

Looking after day-to-day interactions and activities with the customer team

Project planning, management and control experience and/or qualification

Able to work independently, as well as achieve the full benefits of collective effort from a wider team

Clear and confident communication with senior management team

Ability to maintain focus under pressure with resilience and structured approach towards problem solving

Proactive attitude and willingness to learn new systems and processes

Ability to accurately and concisely present complex ideas or project issues to a diverse audience

Customer-first attitude with a passion for continuous improvement

Initiating ideas and solutions to save cost, time and effort of the wider business

Ability to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience

A full UK driving license with less than 6 penalty points, no disqualification

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