Matchtech

Process and Programme Business Office Leader

Recruiter
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
£40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted
11 May 2017
Closes
08 Jun 2017
Ref
EMP388788
Contact
Abbie Awdas
Sector
Automotive
Discipline
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Every intricate stitch, beautifully expressed line, and the stirring noise of our engines, is a manifestation of the desire and collective spirit to create the most beautiful cars: the soul of Aston Martin made real.





Maintain and develop the Product Creation Process to enhance the efficient delivery of all vehicle programmes. Key focus will be on the development and implementation of cross-functional tools, processes and structure that will reduce the amount of time and investment required to deliver a new programme whilst meeting or exceeding the programme and product targets.



Key Responsibilities & Tasks

* Identification of waste and rework in all areas of the product creation process
* Capturing the financial impact of these inefficiencies

• The development and implementation of cross-functional tools, processes and structure that will reduce the amount of time and investment required to deliver a new programme whilst meeting or exceeding the programme and product targets

• Capturing and demonstrating the financial benefit of the proposed changes

• Ensure all identified Gateway and Checkpoint deliverables are understood by relevant stakeholders for each milestone within the AML MISSION process and that templates are in place to support them

• Responsible for the schedule and agenda of all programme Gateways and judge that they are delivered to the process requirements

• Deliver key business metrics relating to the product creation process including but not limited to: - Resource plans vs actual status relating to programmes - Change management (Concerns and Releases) status - ETRS plan and status for each build

• Coordinate the delivery and publishing of metrics from a variety of other functions into a clean programme dashboard including but not limited to: - Parts availability and pedigree - CAD Data Levels status and glidepath - Surface releasing - System selection and sourcing - Programme financial status

• Confirm alignment of the Programme Management Office’s procedures and practises with the requirements of the Company’s quality standards



Qualifications & Experience

Degree qualified or exceptional equivalent experience

• Extensive experience of Product Creation in either OEM or consultancy

• Experience of automotive product creation

• Business process improvement experience in a product creation environment

• Attention to detail

• Decision making and team leadership skills

• Coordination of x-functional teams

• Conflict resolution • Presentation skills

• Data manipulation

• Self-confident and enthusiastic – can motivate team

• Passionate about the product and programme delivery

• Resilient to changes in direction

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