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Job titleVehicle Programme Coordinator
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary30,000 - 35,000 GBP
LocationUK North
Bonus Package
Job description

Would you like to work for an award-winning transmissions company with a strong reputation in the automotive world? Our client is currently looking for a Vehicle Programme Coordinator to join their team in North 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 Vehicle Programme Coordinator, you’ll support the vehicle line programme team to complete activities to delivery vehicle programmes from concept through to series production, including the cost, quality and timing objectives.  

The role proactively plans and executes tasks to fulfil the programme function requirements throughout all phases of the programme. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Supporting the readiness and delivery of all programme gateway events 

  • Supporting the maintenance of the product definition book (PDB) 

  • Supporting stakeholders to define and achieve investment and variable cost targets 

  • Ensuring alignment to the PDB and Bill of Material (BoM) at all phases 

  • Supporting the programme team to operate the engineering concerns system 

  • Own planning and tracking the engineering release timing schedule 

  • Supporting the BoM engineer to collate, review and report the programme BoM status  

  • Delivering the product criteria as defined by the product development process 

  • Supporting the programme risk register 

  • Progressing workstreams, identifying issues and proposing solutions and decisions 

  • Supporting the evolution of the R&D function to meet the present and future product strategy 


The requirements 

You’ll have a minimum of 3 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 

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

  • Knowledge of core programme financial control 

  • Experience collaborating with others in a programme, product, or engineering environment 

  • Proficient in generating timing plans, and leading and measuring activity delivery 

  • Experience working with/within a commercial function 

  • 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: James B Watson (

Reference number: 10048 

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