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Project Engineer

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sectors:

    Projects & Programmes

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emma White

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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  • Job page.job details.consultant:

    Emma Bryan

The Role

Reporting to the Operations Manager the Project Engineer will lead a cross functional team responsible for multiple programmes and launches with some global OEMs.

You will be responsible for:

  • New Product Introductions (NPI)
  • Project managing
  • Lean Manufacturing and "best in class" tools and techniques
  • PPAP
  • Determine tooling requirements
  • New processes established and embedded including SOPs
  • Ownership of Contract review folder and process
  • Manage timing plans
  • Customer facing
  • Liaise between sales and production
  • Manage NPI timelines
  • Sample tooling, manage subcontract manufacture of tools
  • Ensure quality documentation in place - PPAP, Specs, SOPs
  • Create & maintain manufacturing shop floor documentation for new and existing products including work instructions, inspection checklists and other quality system documents
  • Monitoring performance of process and programme progress
  • Successful closure of Project

The Person


  • Project Engineering
  • NPI experience is a must
  • 5 years in Automotive manufacturing OEM, tier 1 or 2
  • Previous history in process, manufacturing or quality engineering
  • PPAP, SOPs experience
  • Customer facing
  • Tooling experience
  • Track record of delivering positive (cost, quality and performance) results
  • Product lifecycle management
  • Problem solving methodologies


  • Degree (ideally in engineering or business)
  • Knowledge of paint
  • man management/ leadership
  • Project Managing from tooling manufacture to PPAP/APQP

The Company
We are currently looking for a driven Project Engineer for an Automotive 1st tier manufacturer based in the Dudley area, paying up to £40,000 based on experience.

Our client is an Automotive tier 1 manufacturer who deliver to multiple customers.


  • £30,000- £40,000 dependant on experience
  • 39.5 hour per week
  • 25 days hol + banks