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REQ ID: 100382
JOB TITLE: Lead Engineer Exterior Trim
SALARY: £33,100 - £41,000
POSTING END DATE: 18/08/2022
LOCATION: Gaydon
 
We’re re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT 

 

The purpose of this role is to coordinate the design, development, testing and introduction of new systems and components or commodities. Operating in a cross-functional organisation, Lead Engineers/Developers will report into the relevant Group Leaders and, where delivering on specific vehicle programmes, have an additional matrix report into Programme teams. The role requires the individual to deliver the commodity plan to quality, cost and time. Whilst leading the technical content and integrity of specific components and systems across specific programmes.

 

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Deliver the commodity plan to quality, cost and time, including maintaining the Engineering Release Systems (WERS & iCreate)
  • Own and deliver the Engineering Advanced Product Quality Planning (ADPQ) deliverables
  • Manage Change Request, expenditure forecasting and the relevant supplier teams in support of delivery of the programme milestones
  • Manage vehicle test plans, including detailed planning of test and development stages through to sign off and support Engineering test teams with rectification of issues
  • Resolve issues with component engineering and vehicle attribute teams to develop designs that meet targets
  • Ensure all appropriate Jaguar Land Rover standards are met through-out design maturation
  • Provide input into new feature development
  • Ensure all programme design solutions meet:
    • Programme targets for cost and weight
    • Legal regulations and Requirements Management & Design Verification documentation
    • Perceived Quality and Premium Consumer Product Audit (PCPA) requirements
  • Keep all Module documentation up to date including:
    • Meeting minutes
    • Foundation and Programme Design analysis documents
  • Undertake any other work in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time

 

 

WHAT YOU NEED


Knowledge, Skills and experience

 

Essential:

  • Previous experience of leading the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment
  • A good working knowledge of product creation & delivery, change control, product definition and change management processes
  • Degree or relevant equivalent experience preferred

 

Desirable:

  • Previous experience within engineering or programme planning departments
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong influencing and engagement skills

 

 

SO WHY US?

 

Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

 

This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 

 

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

 

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

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