Prototype EDU Project Engineer

Location Whitley
Discipline: Project Engineer/ Manager, Product Development
Job type: Contract
Salary: £22.80 PH UMBRELLA
Contact name: Vicki Martinson

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 39126
Published: 7 days ago
Duration: 6.5 Months
Expiry date: 18 Oct 2023 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

​This Role can support an element of hybrid working, however, a minimum of 2 days a week would be required on site in Coventry  

Position Description:

  • The Electronic Drive Unit (EDU) factory is the mechanism by which we supply the prototype units to the business for testing, to support the development of our future commodities.

  • This role will support the various teams involved across the Powertrain test function in the delivery of these.

  • This will entail the running of fortnightly touchpoints from which we will collect actions and take away to resolve.

  • Self-drive would be required to drive the solution to these independently.

  • It will also involve process management to ensure that the way we are working is optimised for the task at hand.

Skills Required:

  • Project management / stakeholder management

  • The role requires the driving of a process across multiple teams and the supporting of those is vital to success

  • Problem solving

  • This role will involve implementing solutions for the various workstreams to ensure they are able to operate at maximum efficiency

  • Self driven / self motivated / proactive

  • This role will require the individual to be very proactive and drive the factory / hunt out the opportunities to speed up.

  • A quiet reserved individual will not perform well in this role.

Experience Required:

  • Previous experience in complex programme management will ensure the candidate has proven ability to lead a project such as this.

  • Proficient in English

Experience Preferred:

  • Any physical product based role (be that build, test, asset management) will ensure they are used to being involved in this style of workstream.

  • Ability to produce digestible presentations/documentation to support the reporting out of progress