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Recruiter: Jaguar Land Rover
Listed on: 4th August
Location: Gaydon
Salary/Rate: £31,100 - £41,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: 2022-08-04

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


The purpose of this role is to coordinate the design, development, testing and introduction of new systems and components or commodities. Operating in a cross-functional organisation, Lead Engineers/Developers will report into the relevant Group Leaders and, where delivering on specific vehicle programmes, have an additional matrix report into Programme teams. The role requires the individual to deliver the commodity plan to quality, cost and time. Whilst leading the technical content and integrity of specific components and systems across specific programmes.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities
* Deliver the commodity plan to quality, cost and time, including maintaining the Engineering Release Systems (WERS & iCreate)
* Own and deliver the Engineering Advanced Product Quality Planning (ADPQ) 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 Jaguar Land Rover 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
* Perceived Quality and Premium Consumer Product Audit (PCPA) requirements

* Keep all Module documentation up to date including:Meeting minutes
* Foundation and Programme Design analysis documents

* Undertake any other work in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time


Knowledge, Skills and experience

* Previous experience of leading the 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
* Degree or relevant equivalent experience preferred

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

Contact Name: Land Rover Jaguar
Reference: TJ/3617/100382-40213601
Job ID: 3126273

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