Engineering Project Coordinator

  • Permanent
  • Essex
Reference: LM|FHR|2551

Competitive Salary & Comprehensive Benefits Package

Our Client is a globally operating Tier 1 Automotive company that specializes in the supply and manufacture of high technology electrical and electronic components. We are looking to recruit an experienced Engineering Project Coordinator on a permanent basis. On offer to the successful candidate is a competitive salary, pension scheme, private healthcare plan, life assurance, and excellent professional training opportunities.

The Engineering Project Coordinator is responsible for supporting the activities of the Project Leaders and will cover all of their designated projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Project Leader with all project-related tasks
  • Interface to the customer engineering and project management team to present project status and report on open issues
  • Arrange, facilitate and support meetings with the engineering design, drafting and manufacturing teams and assist with documentation
  • Follow up open issues and drive resolution to support program timing
  • Ensure project documents are stored in the correct location and accessible to team
  • Collate and track engineering timing to be incorporated into the programme timing plans.
  • Ensure open issues are resolved in a timely manner by assisting the engineering teams where required.
  • Run and facilitate regular meetings for best practice and lessons learned, to ensure continuous improvement
  • Lead the Change Management Process for engineering for the project
  • Interface to the customer engineering and project management team to present change management and releasing status and report on open issues
  • Define release timing in BEAMS and internal release tracker file as directed by the Project Leader
  • Track progression of each release through the change management system
  • Create ‘Content of Release’ documentation and distribute to team
  • Review PR’s and STA’s for accuracy and completeness, feedback to the engineering team for changes/corrections
  • Create, publish and track drawing release KPI status
  • Create BEAMS work-orders for each release
  • Track drafting status for each release with 2D drafting team
  • Publish draft drawings to the engineering team for checking
  • Collate and track draft drawing check status
  • Review, check and publish finalised drawings in BEAMS
  • Interface to CAD releasing team for drawing upload to customer
  • Review program timing plans and ensure the Functional and Cross-Functional reviews are scheduled to support program timing
  • Define deliverables for each FR and CFR and complete checklists with engineering Project Leader
  • Schedule, facilitate and provide documentation for Engineering Functional and cross-functional reviews.
  • Highlight any engineering risks and escalate to Project Leader and Program Manager

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Professional Diploma in Electrical, Mechanical or Automotive Engineering or Project Management
  • High attention to detail and timing requirements
  • Ability to communicate at all levels and across cultures
  • Self-sufficient, self-motivated, proactive and excellent team-player
  • Flexible, adaptable, diplomatic attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High attention to detail and timing requirements
  • Ability to work in a team as well as alone
  • Full Driving Licence UK or Equivalent
  • Right to work in the UK – Valid Passport


If interested, please contact Luke McDaid, Principal Consultant of Forbes HR Ltd on:

Telephone:         01295 768360

Mobile:                07731 079966



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