18 July 2019

Project/Application Engineer

Hours of work:

Full Time: 39 hours



Purpose of the role:

Manage projects from RFQ through to PPAP and SOP.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinate NPI and development projects from RFQ to PPAP
  • Customer focused
  • Chair regular team meetings
  • Report effectively, highlight reports to engineering manager including a RAG status
  • Report KPIs
  • Manage time lines effectively
  • Control and review APQP documentation
  • Support new application introduction
  • Control technical inputs to design engineers on new product development
  • Manage project drawings
  • Tolerance analysis
  • Co-ordinate validation testing by managing the DVP & R
  • Co-ordinate engineering PPAP documentation
  • Manage the release and approval of engineering change


  • Relevant HND or Degree
  • At least 5 years previous experience in the automotive industry in a similar role
  • Good knowledge and understanding of draughting standards, geometric drawing tolerances
  • Experience with engineering change workflows and documentation
  • FMEA practices
  • TS16949 procedures including PPPAP, APQP etc.
  • Project management training; 6 Sigma, Prince 2
  • Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint
  • Understanding of MRP, ERP systems and workflows

Application Process

All applicants must submit a CV and a covering letter detailing how they meet the person specification and suitability for the role. Please clearly mark all correspondence in accordance with the job role you are applying for and send to hr@helical-technology.co.uk