On behalf of our tier 1 automotive/injection molding client we are recruiting for an experienced Project Engineer to join their team.
• Understand product / system designs & transfer knowledge to the Plant • Customer / supplier technical liaison • Interface with Program Sales Manager Lead, Account Manager, Program Manager • Assist prototype builds / product submissions • Reduce costs / optimize product designs • Develop Customer documentation - as required • Coordinate design reviews • Analyze design proposals • Lead APQP Teams • Travel (to customer, test facilities & local ) • Monitor and adhere to CAD/PRINT Data Control Procedure • Prepare/review/update BOM, & review DFMEA,PFMEA and Control plans • Participate in cost estimating process • Assist QA through product development • Capital and labour costing on improvements and new projects • Preparations of functional specifications, assist in solicitation of quotations, and selection of equipment suppliers • Coordinate initial production runs and prototype builds with team • Adhere to all TS/ISO/N5 procedures and company policies • Program Management of local programs in the plant during industrialization and mass production • Motivate and lead the existing project team • Regular reporting on project status to General Manager and Program/Sales Manager – PMP lead • Professional communication within the project team • Customer interface to STA/SQE (customer supplier quantity engineer) • All communication to the customer has to be coordinated with Program Manager Sales • Act as the key interface in the manufacturing plant and towards other internal departments • Change Management: Remain responsible for program during change management process (incl. production relocation) • Manage the Industrialization of approved changes • Evaluate change requests regarding feasibility, costs and timeline • Control and report real cost versus budget for tool, machine and piece price and purchased parts to General Manager and entire project team • Lead PPAP readiness and project closure meetings • Project review meetings with customers in case of reporting about project status from plant requested by Program Manager Sales or customer • Customer audit planning and realization in the plant • Conduct lessons learned as part of the continuous improvement activities together with Program Manager Sales • Control and report APQP status to General Manager and entire program team from production kick-off meeting • Customer audit planning and realization in the plant • Build and manage program timeline from Production Kick-off Meeting until SOP (Production Kick-off SOP) based on customer milestones and due dates and provide to Program Manager Sales for overall timeline • Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to Business Unit Program Manager Plan according to requirements • Obligation to escalate to Director Sales Global Account and General Manager
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
• Successfully completed Bachelor’s degree (technical degree preferred) with 3-5 years of professional experience in the area of responsibility (particularly within the automotive industry) • 4 years with related product design • Automotive parts experience in plastic or rubber • Computer skills - proficient in PC software (MS Office, MS project, CADKEY) • Excellent organizational skills • Excellent written/verbal communication skills • Good logical / methodology skills • Excellent learning abilities • Excellent interpersonal team player skills • Good presentation skills • Unix / workstation / FEA - familiarity is an asset • AIAG / APQP procedures - proficient • DOE • Geometric Design & Tolerancing
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