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REQ ID: 104446
JOB TITLE: Subject Matter Expert - Exterior Trim
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 16/12/2022
LOCATION: Warwickshire
Beyond Property, Purchasing, HR and IT, more than being part of our Finance or Marketing teams, beyond even Sales and Service, every role in every business area offers unique opportunities to make an impact on the future of mobility and the automotive industry.


The Opportunity

The Vehicle Personalisation department is looking for a dynamic Subject Matter Expert to drive the strategy and delivery of Exterior commodities, primarily on Commercial, Bespoke and Limited Edition vehicles. The role involves working with cross functional areas like Marketing, Design, Core Engineering, Programme and Finance to develop innovative solutions in a diverse project landscape.




  • Ownship of Commodity Strategy Documentation
  • Authoring of Bills of Design
  • FDFMEA Management
  • Competitor Benchmarking
  • Cost Database Generation and Management
  • Authoring and Maintenance of Standards, Design Rules etc
  • Pre-PS support in content definition
  • Supporting Lead Engineers through delivery  activities
  • Concept feasibility study
  • Supporting Lead Engineers in getting enablers on vehice
  • Checking PDS and RFQ documents created by lead engineer for supplier nomination
  • Supporting the GSP process to nominate suppliers up to SBR2
  • New supplier benchmarking and identification




  • Experience of delivering and developing products through a cross-functional team
  • Technical expertise in injection moulding, paint processes, adhesives
  • Experience of project engineering within the automotive industry
  • Experience of budget and target management
  • Degree or relevant equivalent experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of authoring formal documentation






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.


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.


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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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