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REQ ID: 38302
JOB TITLE: Senior Production Leader
SALARY: Base salary 1675€ per month, depending on your experience and skills, yearly bonus 0-15% (paid year)


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.


Base salary 1675€ per month, depending on your experience and skills, yearly bonus 0-15% (paid yearly) and 13th salary.


The purpose of paint shop senior production quality leader role is to drive both personally and through a team of members, improvements to all elements of the production system, SQDCPE. Improvements will be achieved through the development and control of robust processes for all aspects of Paint Operations as well as driving continuous improvements through the use of data driven problem solving methodologies.

As a key member of the paint operation the paint shop production leader has responsibility for finishing body areas of the paint operations team



  • Leadership and development of a team of paint body preparation. Identify the training requirements and development needs of the paint application engineers and technical members.
  • Safety metrics are achieved and all potential risks are identified and mitigated with strict process adherence. The appropriate corrective actions are implemented for any accidents in the allocated sectors. Ensure that health and safety guidelines are followed.
  • Internal quality metrics are continually improved and robust action plans are in place. Quality Assurance & Problem Solving in the allocated sectors. Work out and implement standard operating procedures for production operations.
  • Manage the production programme by producing the cars in required key indicators SQDCPE. Work with managers to implement the company's policies and goals.
  • Manage the TPM autonomous maintenance programme in Paint production line. Responsible for the selection and maintenance of equipment.
  • Manage human and material resources to meet production targets
  • Ensure efficient collaboration and co-ordination between relevant departments including procurement, distribution and management.
  • Review worker performance. Budget and Cost champion in his area. Ensure that the production is cost effective.
  • Provide motivation to all team members. Produce continuous improvement KAIZEN.
  • Develop Group Leaders and production operators, educational/training plans for personnel including production instructions. Identify training needs
  • Achieve Environmental Scorecard targets.
  • Manage of Production Control Plans (PCP). Monitor product standards and implement quality-control programs.
  • Execute Business Excellence in Paint Shop





  • 3+ years of Proven leadership experience in paint technology or similar production line
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Coaching and feedback skills
  • Good Presenting Skills
  • Have the ability to visualise and explain the current status, issues and solutions at all levels from Director to shop floor associate
  • Production Budget development and management
  • Ability to drive necessary production improvements
  • Self-starter with the confidence and ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to tackle complex issues in a high pressure environment


  • Degree in manufacturing or chemical discipline is highly desirable
  • The ability to create and maintain strong relationships with all areas and levels of manufacturing and across the business.
  • Good knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • English language – communication skills
  • Enthusiastic, with the motivation to achieve goals




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 a competetive salary and a 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.






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