EMC Component Technical Project Manager

Ref
22144
Closing date
29/09/2019
Salary or hourly rate
£28k - £48k depending on experience
Contract type
Permanent
Role type
Experienced
Location
Nuneaton - MIRA Technology Park
Description

HORIBA MIRA is a global provider of pioneering engineering, research and test services to the automotive, defence, aerospace and rail sectors. We work in close collaboration with vehicle manufacturers and suppliers around the world, providing comprehensive support ranging from individual product tests to turnkey engineering design, development and build programmes.

With over 70 years’ experience in developing some of the world’s most iconic vehicles, our engineers utilise the latest test facilities and simulation tools to make vehicles and journeys safer, cleaner, more efficient and rewarding.

The combination of our Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) engineering experts and our extensive range of state-of-the-art test facilities, means that we are a world-leader in engineering design, test and consultancy. With the rapid growth in automated vehicle systems, complex powertrains and wireless technologies our EMC engineering services provide excellent career opportunities.

We are now looking to recruit an EMC Technical Project Manager. As the successful candidate you will be responsible for the technical project management of automotive EMC test projects at component and sub-assembly level. Working within the Component Delivery Team you will ensure projects are delivered to schedule, budget and HORIBA-MIRA quality standards.

Key Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Customer liaison
  • Preparation of quotations and proposals
  • Test plan preparation and reviews
  • Planning / delivery of multiple projects across multiple laboratories
  • Technical and financial lead for projects under your control
  • Management of all customer deliverables
  • Scheduling of tasks to maximise the efficiencies across all test facilities
  • Provide in-lab project support to test personnel
  • Accurate financial projection and tracking
  • Resolution of test or project issues with assistance from other teams / members (where required)
  • Perform project reviews and lessons learned on own projects
  • Analyse and quality check test results in preparation for report
  • Compile data packs, test summaries and test reports
  • Business development technical support
  • Deliver continuous improvement projects to further enhance the department
Experience

Essential experience for this role would include:

  • Excellent Project Management experience essential in additional to a fundamental understanding of test and engineering
  • EMC knowledge

Desirable experience for this role would include:

  • Minimum of 5 years of Automotive / Military / Technology based Project Management experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years EMC experience with a bias towards automotive component applications
Skills

Essential skills for this role would include:

  • Demonstrate Project Management skills with emphasis on commercial awareness, tasking and accountability, service quality, and timely delivery
  • Demonstrate an excellent understanding of the principles behind EMC test specifications and procedures
  • Strong analytical, planning, organisational, and time management skills
  • Proven background in process improvement projects
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, particularly where technical information must be conveyed in a clear manner
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong customer-facing communication skills
  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Proficient computer skills, especially Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to function effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality
  • Understanding of H&S / Risk assessment requirements
Qualifications

Essential qualifications for this role would include:

  • HNC/HND (BTEC level 4) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or equivalent time served experience

 Desirable qualifications for this role would include:

  • Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related subject or equivalent time served experience
Other information

Right to work: - HORIBA MIRA actively promotes diversity and inclusion across our organisation, however this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the current Home Office Shortage Occupation list. As a result, HORIBA MIRA is unable to support an application for visa sponsorship.  All applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the UK.

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