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Lead Process Engineer ( T&F )

Grade D, local Nitra

Salary:  From 2030 eur monthly, 0-15% yearly bonus, other benefits according JLR rules



A Manufacturing Engineering T&F Senior Line Engineer will be responsible for end-to-end ownership of all inputs and outputs into a section of the T&F production facility, including launch activities, current car activities (SQCDM&E) and process creation during new model timing. Reporting to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager, the senior line engineer will lead a team of C grade line engineers and hourly associates within their relative area of responsibility to plan and deliver flawless launches through each build phase, into job1 and continue to ensure standards are met and continuous improvement activities are driven into mass production. The senior line engineer will work closely with support departments such as PVT, MP&L, ME facility and production team to drive quality, efficiencies and remove waste across the production processes. They will lead problem solving, cost improvements and quality outputs to their customers, as well as deputising for their manager when required.


Key Performance Indicators

  • Lead the team in the activity of process creation/updating & Feasibility assurance, including safety & ergonomics and design for manufacturing 

  • Lead the team in the activity of delivery and control of tools, jigs and fixtures for both new models and current car, including root step configuration 

  • Coordination of data analysis and reporting of major issues, using problem solving tools 

  • Creation and ownership of build plans for Launch events 

  • Ensuring T&F ME team meet compliance with BOP (Bill of Process) 

  • Achieving and surpassing quality metrics, DFV, FTT, CFA, RSA, 0MIS, 3MIS, through launch and steady state  

  • Capture and implementation of lessons learnt. 

  • Responsible for delivering torque Integrity, through tooling application and control, process controls, control plan and TIAP 

  • Leading product & process concerns tracking & resolution through AIM & CCAR  

  • Responsible for MQOS & IATF audit readiness, preparation and reaction  

  • Strong leadership skills and ownership of KPI’s within the relevant area of responsibility. 

  • Flexible and agile 

  • Strong presentation skills, ready to create and deliver presentations so senior managers in senior forum’s



  • Use of engineering & program tools to ensure smooth introduction of new models and updates within current production, ENOVIA, WERS Concerns & Alerts, Proficy, FMEA, IPLM, Team Centre, CATIA, GSPAS, E-Tracker, PACN/MACN’s/FCIM’s, etc. 

  • Lead & support multi-disciplinary teams in pursuit of complex technical solutions. 

  • Liaison with suppliers and key stakeholders. 

  • Application of lean manufacturing and design for manufacturing principles. 

  • Process development from concept planning through introduction into production. 

  • Planning, development, and implementation and updating of all written processes for manufacturing. 

  • Design reviews and interface with Product Engineering/PVT to ensure optimized design for manufacturing 

  • Analysis for manpower & capacity planning. Line balancing, efficiency, and utilisation improvement. 

  • Planning, development and implementation of all tooling, jigs and fixtures for manufacturing. 

  • Develop and implement quality maturation plans for new model introduction, continuing through mass production. 

  • Ensure adherence to Integrated Production System (IPS) deliverables. 

  • Ensure all engineering changes are compliant with corporate and regulatory requirements for the assigned commodity. Conducting line trials and process audits, communication to production teams. 

  • Lead continuous improvement activities across SQCDM&E, using lean manufacturing principles such as kaizen, 5S, Poke Yoke, round by round, 5F etc… 

  • Create & maintain manufacturing documentation PFMEA, Control Plan, GSPAS, Visual Management. 

  • Lead launch build phases, including virtual builds, raising and managing issues where required. 

  • Define, coordinate and deliver robust training plans. 

  • Detailed and robust problem-solving using problem solving tools and reporting out status at events such as DFV/5F, DQR & PQR. 

  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested. 




  • Relevant previous experience of T&F Manufacturing / Engineering processes, tools and techniques including consistent delivery of productivity targets in Manufacturing. 

  • Previous experience of leading teams in Manufacturing. 

  • Proficient level of English language to have the ability to present in senior forums and to engineering teams in the UK. 

  • Strong experience in the application of a logical approach to Problem Solving and problem-solving tools 

  • Strong experience and working knowledge of Health and Safety Audits and ergonomics including risk assessments 

  • Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision to deliver key objectives, with a “my business” approach 

  • Computer literacy – Microsoft office 

  • Knowledge of PFMEA/Design for assembly principles/Control plan 

  • Demonstrable ability to create detailed and effective action plans. 

  • Demonstrable ability to lead a team of engineers and hourly team members to deliver the ME department scorecard metrics. 



  • Degree or equivalent experience in Engineering discipline. 

  • Experience of a Launch environment. 

  • Computer literacy – CAD 

  • Proven project management experience. 

  • Six sigma, lean manufacturing  


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