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POSITION:  Technical Project Manager (Semi-conductors)

LOCATION:  Detroit, Michigan


Live the Exceptional With Soul.  This is the singular purpose of JLR. 


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JLR is reimagining the future of modern luxury by design through our distinct British brands. Our purpose is to ‘Live the Exceptional with Soul’ by being the proud creators of modern luxury and being guided by a set of behaviours we call our Creators’ Code: Customer Love; Unity; Integrity; Growth; Impact.


At JLR, 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.


Reporting to the Global Director - Semi-conductor Engineering, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing the semiconductor team’s activities and technical projects.  This individual will be depended on to build strong partnerships with internal teams responsible for commercial and technical relationships, vehicle architecture, ECU designs, SW architecture, supply chain and vehicle programs as well as external semiconductor design and fabrication partner(s).


The successful candidate will embody our company values and leadership behaviors; demonstrate high business acumen, prioritize the development of good working relationships, possess a high level of learning agility, embrace ambiguity, and actively champion change to support our transformation.


Responsibilities will be to drive day-to-day activities to meet overall project objectives, enable the development effort by creating and monitoring an efficient, streamlined process, redirect pitfalls and develop a better course of action Identify and direct all resources required to execute successful projects, create and maintain project schedules, collaborate and facilitate communication across other organizational leaders and external partners to meet very aggressive schedule, and quality goals, lead multi-functional communication between project teams and external vendors, provide timely issue resolution and critical path management, offer multiple levels of status across a wide spectrum of individual contributors to executive management, understand technical issues and drive them to closure by bringing together key partners for decision making.


What you will be doing:

  • Working with senior management to create thorough project plans and roadmaps.
  • Building partnerships and work closely with functional peers across engineering, purchasing, architecture and design teams to execute work in accordance with enterprise semiconductor strategic objectives. 
  • Building strong semiconductor partner working relationships ensuring clear understanding of design and manufacturing process, and supply chain business arrangements.  
  • Establishing domain expertise for semiconductors product line within scope of responsibility. 
  • Ensuring development of written specifications and release semiconductors within scope of responsibility to facilitate on-time sourcing and integration with ECUs in accordance with vehicle development process and program timing requirements. 
  • Managing ongoing process/product design changes related to semiconductors within scope of responsibility. 
  • Establishing clear plans for execution per program milestones and anticipate/mitigate risks.  Monitor & Track Progress and proactively escalate issues as required. 
  • Performing other duties as required


What you will need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering 
  • 5+ years of technical project experience preferably in the semiconductors field.
  • Exceptional collaboration and teamwork skills; demonstrated ability for working across functional and organizational boundaries.  
  • Exceptional demonstrated experience leading projects to completion. 
  • Strong problem-solving skills and proven ability to learn quickly. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills are essential, and must be comfortable presenting to all levels of management; 
  • Must have strong business acumen, and the ability to work with people at varying levels with the organization and network;


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Project Management Certification 
  • Understanding of semiconductor supply chain. 
  • A strong focus on program management, metrics, data, and results.
  • Technical background in semiconductors design and fabrication.


Schedule:  Hybrid Ways of Working 



So Why Us?

  • As a people-first company, working at JLR means opportunity, teamwork, and growth. That’s why working here is so much more than a job.
  • Be part of an international, inclusive, and open-minded company
  • Global Bonus Program based on company performance
  • You are never just a number. We take pride in taking care of our employees doing everything we can to make sure that our teammates thrive both in and out of the office.
  • Our employees receive a generous time off policy
  • We offer a discounted Vehicle Car Program
  • Employees also receive generous health care and retirement plans
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • And more!



Thank you for your interest in working for us, we love it here and think you will too!


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


JLR North America, LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, compensation, and training.


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At JLR 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.


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