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Lead Engineer

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Recruiter: Jaguar Land Rover
Listed on: 9th May
Location: Gaydon
Salary/Rate: £33,500 - £40,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: 2022-05-09

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A leading premium automotive business and leading to move towards electric autonomous vehicles.

What to expect

The purpose of this role is to coordinate the design, development, testing and introduction of new systems and components or commodities. The role requires the individual to deliver the commodity plan to quality, cost and time and lead on the technical content and integrity of specific components and systems across specific programmes. Commodities are pre-dominantly Make to Print enabling full responsibility of the development process to be managed.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

* Deliver the commodity plan to quality, cost and time, including maintaining the Worldwide Engineering Release System
* Own and deliver the Engineering Advanced Product Quality Planning deliverables
* Manage Change Request, expenditure forecasting and the relevant supplier teams in support of delivery of the programme milestones
* Manage vehicle test plans, including detailed planning of test and development stages through to sign off and support Engineering test teams with rectification of issues
* Resolve issues with component engineering and vehicle attribute teams to develop designs that meet targets
* Ensure all appropriate JLR standards are met through-out design maturation
* Provide input into new feature development
* Ensure all programme design solutions meet:Programme targets for cost and weight
* Legal regulations and Requirements Management & Design Verification documentation
* Optical Quality and Premium Consumer Product Audit requirements

* Keep all Module documentation up to date including:Meeting minutes
* Foundation and Programme Design analysis documents
* Quality history and bill of design


What you'll need

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

* Previous experience of managing resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment
* A good working knowledge of product creation & delivery, change control, product definition and change management processes
* Experience of investigative tools and methods to resolve complex system issues
* Use of Digital, CAD, CAE, etc tools to develop component system geometry
* Knowledge and use of Problem-solving Techniques in the development process
* Degree qualified or equivalent experience preferred

Desirable:
* Previous experience within engineering or programme planning departments
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong influencing and engagement skills