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Job titleProgramme Manager – eBus
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary45,000 - 50,000 GBP
LocationUK North
Bonus Package
Job description

Our leading commercial vehicle manufacture is currently looking for a Programme Manager – eBus to join their team in South Yorkshire.  


The company 

Our client design, manufacture and sell advanced single and double deck buses within the automotive market. They have developed a range of low-carbon buses with optimised drive systems, setting the benchmark for fuel economy and CO2 reduction. Their lightweight engineering, premium service and low running costs all contribute to these advanced passenger vehicles designed for a global market. 


The role 

As Programme Manager eBus, you’ll lead the vehicle line programme team to define, plan, control and report vehicle programmes from concept through to series production, including the cost, quality and timing KPI objectives.  

The role guides and develops the programme team to fulfil the function, whilst influencing the programme and wider business. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Managing various teams to build and maintain prototype development properties 

  • Defining and controlling the development plan  

  • Owning prototype creation and operational budget, resource planning and reporting 

  • Verifying specification of properties to ensure vehicle meets the product definition 

  • Validating all prototype build tooling requirements 

  • Generating and tracking prototype ETRS (engineering timing release schedule) 

  • Ensuring resource capability and capacity for the design and manufacture of the prototype 

  • Building reviews, ensuring effective documentation and communication 

  • Building strong relationships with external prototype and series production suppliers 

  • Providing technical support for DVP planning and analysis of design and development issues 


The requirements 

You’ll have a minimum of 5 years recent experience in a new product programme management function. Other requirements include: 

  • Degree-level education in an engineering field (ideally Automotive, Mechanical or Electrical) 

  • Fundamental knowledge of product development process 

  • Proven acumen in programme financial and resource planning 

  • Highly proficient in generating and managing timing plans 

  • Experience leading a function team in a programme, product, or engineering environment 

  • Previous role within a commodity (component) or attribute (testing) engineering department 

  • Vehicle electrification product experience 

  • Familiar with PLM and ERP systems as a provider, user, or customer 

  • Excellent computer literacy skills (Microsoft Office)  

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

  • Familiarity with a start-up environment desirable 


Important information 

FMC contact for this role: Steph Allen (

Reference number: 10045 

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    Updated on 2017-08-07T17:04:38+00:00, by Matthew Graham.