Posted by - Kensington Consulting
Role - Project Engineer
Location - Darwen, Bury, Bolton, Manchester
Salary - Circa £37,000
Sector - Automotive
The role of Project Engineer which reports directly into the Project Manager will play a key part within the further development of relationships with key customers. Working as part of a highly skilled team, you will be directly responsible for all aspects of Project Management from customer enquiry through to product development and the subsequent hand over to production on a number of projects simultaneously. Key elements of this will include advanced product quality planning, product design and tooling development. The role will involve building effective relationships with internal departments, subcontractors / suppliers and also critically with key customer contacts, whilst paying close attention to quality procedures throughout the process.
The ideal candidate will be educated to a minimum level of HNC / HND in an engineering related subject. The ideal candidate will have direct exposure to the automotive sector (supplying directly into tier 1 & 2 businesses) and have a thorough understanding of APQP / PPAP processes and FMEA. Candidates with exposure to and an understanding of blow moulding and / or injection moulding would be at an advantage though this is not critical. The candidate must be able to demonstrate a track record of building effective relationships internally, with suppliers / contractors and with key contacts within customers. The ability to manage several key projects simultaneously is an absolute prerequisite for the role as are excellent communication skills, computer literacy and problem solving skills. The ideal candidate will be a team player who will thrive in a fast paced, hands on role where they can add real value to the business during an exciting period of growth.
Our client are a market leader manufacturer of products for the automotive industry. The company are going through a period of sustained growth and their key customers within the automotive sector include JLR, Honda, Ford, BMW, Volvo and Aston Martin.
This vacancy is being advertised by Kensington Consulting Ltd.
Kensington Consulting Ltd operates as a Recruitment / Employment Agency for the provision of permanent candidates and as a Recruitment / Employment Business for the provision of temporary candidates. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role