VB Engineer


Premium Job From JLR

Recruiter

JLR

Listed on

2nd February

Location

Gaydon

Salary/Rate

£36000 - £45000

Type

Permanent

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A leading premium automotive business and leading to move towards electric autonomous vehicles. WHAT TO EXPECT  As Project Engineer - Body in White (BIW) you'll take on a project management role working within the team, managing Verification Build panel manufacture ensuring parts are delivered on time to the correct quality standard. You'll support the development of the BIW low volume strategy for all major panels and be a point of contact at VB readiness/delivery reviews liaising with Manufacturing Engineering, Stamping Engineering Team and Dimensional Teams (DMBI). You'll support driving the Bill of Materials generation, report part quality, delivery status and establish low volume budget costs. You'll work closely with programmes, purchasing and external suppliers on commercial aspects. You'll also support the delivery of build activities through the lifecycle of the project. Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities Supplier & cross-functional team support Ensure VB engineering freezes are deliverable, feasible, within budget, deliver system function and are compatible with bill of process. Ensure project/part trackers are comprehensively created/maintained with part revisions and quality tracked through frequent cross-functional/supplier reviews. WERS BoM alignment. GPIRS BoM alignment. Raise and progress GPIRS RPS' and SAP TURBO orders ensuring all supporting components are ordered for delivery, meeting quality and cost targets. Pro-active support of Working Level Process Chain & Triage meetings Understanding and keeping track of engineering change. Maintain VB parts revision status on the Master Parts tracker. Highlighting critical feasibility issues based on part simulations and communicating recommendations for change. Technical Project management and supplier liaison Applying the BIW prototype strategy for all major panels, liaising with Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, Pressed Parts Group, Supplier Tooling Team and Dimensional Teams (DMBI) as necessary ensuring optimum alignment and maximising VB learning opportunities. Supplier visits ensuring quality/timely supply of parts and technical point of contact between JLR / Supplier(s). WHAT YOU NEED -    Knowledge of low volume part(s) requisition, manufacturing methods & pressed parts tooling.
-    Previous experience of managing resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment. -    A good working knowledge of product creation & delivery, change control, product definition and change management processes. -    Previous experience within engineering or programme planning departments. -    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong influencing and engagement skills.

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