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Project Engineer

Techniche Global are working with a long established electronics manufacturing specialists based in Andover, which provides solutions for technically challenging applications within the micro-electronics sector, including Defence, Oil & Gas, Marine Rescue, Medical Devices, Automotive etc.

We are supporting their Automotive EV team, to appoint a new Project Engineer to own and support various project elements within a multi-customer environment, focusing on electric vehicle power system research, development and manufacture.

Responsibilities:

  • Owns, maintains and controls project time plans to ensure both customers and internal engineering staff are aware of their work activities, responsibilities and deliverables.
  • Monitors the performance of internal project stakeholders, as tracked via time plans, escalating slippage and advising of specific corrective actions required.
  • Works with high attention to detail with clear and precise reporting skills and the ability to present confidently to senior management.
  • Promotes and coordinates cost reduction activities to deliver vehicle cost targets and quality/customer satisfaction improvement activities.
  • To liaise with customers on all project related topics as well as attending project, technical and commercial discussions on behalf of the company, reporting on project progress.
  • Supports internal and external build activities, including on-site at various OEM locations around the UK and Europe (within government travel guidelines), as required.
  • Supports the business in developing an APQP process and culture leading to the successful delivery of all project attributes, fostering a ‘right first time’ approach and providing guidance and leadership to the wider engineering team.
  • To embrace and improve the business continuous improvement process from a point of ‘best practice’ to help develop the EV division to reduce waste and become more efficient.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Electrical, Electronic or Mechanical engineering disciplines.
  • Project engineering experience, ideally within an automotive OEM or first tier supplier environment.
  • Ability to interrogate and analyse data and clearly document actions and processes.
  • Knowledge and experience of problem solving and improvement techniques.