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Manufacturing Research and Technology Project Engineer - 39177 (484)

Coventry, West Midlands

Automotive Engineering » Project & Programme

Competitive salary

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Join us in Coventry as a Manufacturing Research & Technology Project Engineer. We're representing a premier organisation seeking top talent for this pivotal role. Lead cutting-edge technology projects, collaborating with diverse teams and external partners. Drive innovation within a dynamic environment, ensuring projects exceed expectations. Ideal candidates bring expertise in process engineering, a Master's degree in Engineering or related field, and adept project management skills. Prior experience in powertrain technology, particularly electric vehicles, is a plus. Apply now to become a part of our forward-thinking team!

Position Description:
Project Engineer, MRTD Identification and leadership and delivery of technology projects as directed by the Lead Manufacturing Research and Technology Development (MRTD) Engineer, ensuring that all project requirements are achieved and are within time and budget constraints. Projects will often be delivered with support from external agencies such as Universities and Research & Technology organisations as well as internal resources such as Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering (PTME) process engineers, and Powertrain research.

Skills Required:

  • Ideally will have worked within a process engineering role within a machining or assembly business, preferably powertrain or similar components.
  • Will be comfortable in an environment where knowledge is not always available and must be developed in a timely and cost effective fashion.
  • Candidate must have a record of proactive delivery and commitment to meeting deadlines including previous projects and budgetary management experience
Experience Required:
  • Ability to lead groups both within and external, and to work as part of a team is essential, as is the ability to achieve results by meeting deliverables and commitments.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels via written reports or presentations will be required.
  • Educated to Masters Degree level in an Engineering, science or maths based discipline. Other qualifications will be considered if relevant knowledge and experience can be demonstrated to a high level.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office Applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Project).
  • Valid UK driving licence or other suitable arrangements for personal business travel. Willingness and ability to travel both domestically and internationally.
Experience Preferred:
  • Can demonstrate experience in the Project Management of the technology projects from inception to final hand-over Powertrain knowledge preferred, particularly in the field of electric vehicles (EDU, Battery etc)
  • Experience of working on research projects
  • Experience of government funded collaborative projects would be an advantage.
  • Membership of a recognised professional body would be an advantage.
Responsibilities:
  • Assist the Lead MRTD Engineers to contribute to the creation of Technology strategy and Business plans, including the development and status of Technology roadmaps
  • Provide the primary new technology interface for Product Development, and external research and academic organisations.
  • Liaise with Academic, Research and Technology organizations in order to gather information on potential new technologies for evaluation and to create and maintain business partnerships where appropriate.
  • Identify and liaise with equipment suppliers who may have relevant technology solutions for PTME to evaluate.
  • Provide support to the Production Engineering teams and other Engineering Specialists to provide effective handover of technologies during the appropriate phase of Technology Creation and Delivery System (TCDS).
  • Contribution to the definition of departmental and functional standards and protocols.
  • Development and creation of new or modified Bills of Process to best capture project learning and new methods

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