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REQ ID: 114432
JOB TITLE: SVO Vehicle NVH Project Leader
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 17/04/2023


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.



The Opportunity


Special Vehicle Operations  (SVO) is responsible for designing and creating a portfolio of brand extending products inspired by our two brands – Jaguar and Land Rover. We produce vehicles for our most discerning, demanding and enthusiastic customers. Our role is to amplify and build on Jaguar and Land Rover’s core brand positioning – namely Jaguar Art of Performance and Land Rover Above & Beyond.

The NVH attribute team are responsible for delivering exciting aural feedback to compliment the outstanding dynamic performance of SVO vehicles, as well as ensuring that all SVO upgrades demonstrate appropriate levels of in-cabin and exterior noise and vibration.


This involves:


  • You will be the primary point of contact for the SVO NVH team for your project, both within Vehicle Engineering and across the wider engineering teams, representing the NVH risks and opportunities at standard meeting forums

  • You will need to lead cross functional teams to resolve technical incompatibilities where programme content is insufficient to deliver the NVH targets, working to meet programme gateway requirements, including timing, cost, weight and feasibility

  • You will work closely with the other members of the NVH SVO team, to agree priorities for your projects in the weekly workload review, supporting the other members of the team as appropriate

  • You will lead the planning work to ensure the appropriate vehicles, NVH tools and skilled engineers are available to efficiently deliver the SVO programmes to target for each Gateway




Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Strong communication skills and the ability to influence other departments and management

  • Strong understanding of vehicle NVH theory and principles

  • Good understanding of customer expectations for NVH performance in premium vehicles

  • Strong familiarity with using NVH acquisition and analysis hardware & software

  • Experience of testwork using NVH facilities to support NVH investigations

  • Understanding of chassis / body structures required to deliver good NVH performance

  • Proven ability to lead NVH problem identification and resolution

  • Project management skills, including experience of managing multiple projects simultaneously

  • Experience of programme and project delivery processes – knowledge of JLR tools eg PDCS, RMDV, AIMs, PALS, SOI and Panel Charts will be advantageous






Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career working with a world-class team in state-of-the-art facilities. We offer acompetetive salary and performance related bonus scheme. . All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey. 


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.



At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


Find out what to expect at each stage of the process along with some hints and tips.


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We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training

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