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REQ ID: 76402
JOB TITLE: Powertrain Strategy & Planning Engineer
SALARY: £43,000 -£50,000 dependent on experience
POSTING END DATE: 09/12/2021
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.




Powertrain Strategy team offers a unique opportunity to influence future Powertrain cycle plan & products. An opportunity to get insight on future cycle plan, interact with multiple stakeholders (Marketing, Product Strategy, Finance, Engineering etc.), to understand future trends in automotive industry and define future Powertrain line ups & prepare compelling business cases for board approvals.


Key accountabilities and responsibilities:


●    Define & control Powertrain line up charts in collaboration with markets & programmes to satisfy competitive & compliant customer offer.
●    Own and manage Powertrain cycle plan database and updates.
●    Lead Powertrain emissions planning for different markets.
●    Lead business case development of major propulsion commodities for board approval.
●    Develop & maintain Whole life plan for propulsion & vehicle in coordination with commodity teams & vehicle programmes.
●    Support vehicle programmes with strategy deliverables.
●    Support finance provisions & cost for future programme.
●    Perform analysis of market conditions, trends and forecasts to support business priorities and proactively identify potential business opportunities.



●    To be highly numerate, capable of detailed analysis and dealing with extensive data sets.
●    Very good understanding of Powertrain technologies and Electrification.
●    Powertrain, Product Strategy or Cycle Planning experience is ideal.
●    Thorough understanding of Market trends (consumers, segmentation, macroeconomics etc.).
●    Very high levels of product, competitor and market awareness.
●    Educated to degree level, ideally in an engineering discipline, Business Administration or Marketing
●    A customer first and data driven mind-set.
●    Soft skills:
o    MS Access -Form design (macros), Query construction – table relationships, Tables
o    MS Excel – VBA (complex macros), VLookups, Pivot tables, Tables and slicers.
o    MS Sharepoint – Site creation / modification, Access Control.
o    Tableau Prep – Preparation of data.
o    Tableau Desktop – Creation of worksheets


●    Understanding of NCBS, IHS, Markit Insight and customer target methodology.
●    Powertrain, Product Strategy or Cycle / Volume Planning experience is ideal.
●    Very high levels of product, competitor and market awareness
●    Previous experience of competitor analysis.


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.

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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