Benefits: 25 days annual leave, 4% bonus
Not Supported with this role
Flexible working arrangements will be considered
for this role, in-line with the needs of the business.
DEPARTMENT and JOB OVERVIEW
Project Coordinator position has become available within the Engineering Team
at Caterpillar Shrewsbury Ltd. This is an excellent opportunity to work within global
Product Development Project Teams. It is a key position working with
multi-functional teams across the Caterpillar Enterprise.
Shrewsbury Ltd specialise in the design, development, manufacture &
remanufacture of heavy-duty diesel engine and powertrain products for a variety
of specialist applications, from locomotives to main battle tanks.
Caterpillar Shrewsbury Ltd product portfolio consists of Components, Engines,
Transmissions and Powerpacks, both as new and remanufactured units. Caterpillar
Shrewsbury have a wide range of Customers in the UK, and across all other
Engineering Project Coordinator at Caterpillar Shrewsbury Ltd will be expected
to assist the Engineering and NPI Project Team Leaders to execute projects on
- Assisting in the upfront profiling of projects by
providing cost estimates for parts and services based on previous projects
- Facilitating the procurement, storage and delivery
of parts required for Business Unit focused Product Development Projects. This
will be achieved by working with the Facility Procurement, Supply Chain, Machining,
Quality and Logistics functions in order to ensure the parts required are
received to the correct quality in the most cost-effective way at the right
time for successful project execution;
- Maintaining the mechanisms by which we monitor
actual and forecast project costs for labour, services & material (for
example, ETRS, Spend Profiles, Timecard Database etc.)
and value of the introduction of engineering solutions and new products is intrinsically
linked to our growth and sustainability, therefore it is a vital part of the Shrewsbury
site, so success is measured via key site metrics.
Key Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
- Assisting the
project profiling process with providing estimates of lead times and costs for
both current stock parts and new design components / assemblies. This requires
liaison with Prove Design (US) and Global Purchase (UK based).
- Liaising with Prove Design Team in the US, the
Facility Purchase Team and In-House Machining Team to ensure parts and services
are available at point of use to the required timescales and budget to meet NPI
& Engineering project milestones. This can include both prototype parts,
and parts required for test purposes only (for example, modified existing
components, instrumentation, rigging kits etc.). It can also include services
such as cold test facilities, rig testing by external partners, engineering
support from third parties (universities, sub-contractors etc.).
- Ensuring timeliness of any inspection requirements
for new / modified components and/or services to assist in the above
deliverable. This will require efficient liaison with facility inspection
- Tracking components and/or services from request to
point of use utilising existing systems and processes, initiating and
implementing alternative plans or improvement processes as necessary to ensure
timeliness of delivery (includes Government Furnished Equipment, GFE).
- Updating relevant systems to provide real time parts
- Creating monthly reports per project regarding actual
and forecast costs for services & material to advise status and (if
applicable) recovery actions to be taken. This requires effective liaison with
Product Design, Goods Inwards, Inspection & Stores Teams.
- Resolving any invoice grief raised on requested
parts and/or services in a timely manner.
- Ensuring accurate tracking of any GFE supplied for
project use, and to ensure it is returned to the owner at the end of the
- Ensuring prototype stores inventory accuracy is
maintained at class A standards, initiating and implementing improvement
processes as necessary to ensure accuracy. Ensuring independent stock checks
are completed to required schedules. Ensuring material is stored under correct
conditions and stock rotation is used to ensure material is used in date order.
- Upon completion of a programme, work with the wider
NPI Team and Engineers to ensure all surplus material is appropriately handled
(e.g. allocated to production, scrapped, stored or sold), utilising the correct
procedures for each type of transaction (this applies to all locations where
prototype components and/or equipment is stored).
- Liaison with Global Teams to ensure correct
labelling of prototype engines (includes ensuring systems are updated with
conversion information and correct labels are printed prior to despatch).
- Ensure safety is priority when storing and accessing
parts (both internally and externally).
- Proactively reviewing current processes to
continuously improve efficiency, proposing and managing the implementation of
improvement initiatives as required.
will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles:
- Experience of interpreting engineering drawings to
aid discussions into where items should be manufactured and providing cost
estimates during the profiling process.
- Ability to influence and communicate effectively with
diverse team members
- An excellent foundation in PC skills, including
Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
experience of operating within an Engineering / Technical environment
- Numerical aptitude with
the ability to learn
- Ability to promote
creative problem solving within self and others whilst maintaining process
- Proactively looks to
improve processes with a lean mindset
- Willingness and
enthusiasm to succeed in an expanding role
may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles:
- Knowledge of QAD-EE (including sales order inputs,
purchase requisition process, inventory analysis, price checks etc.)
of providing cost estimates for new design components
- Military and
Remanufacturing business / product knowledge
- Understanding of the goods inwards & inspection
processes, including how to request support.
- Experience of using material handling equipment.
panel cannot make assumptions when shortlisting therefore please demonstrate
your qualifications and experience on your CV relevant to the criteria
the number of applications, the criteria for the position may be enhanced to