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Lead Engineer - Problem Resolutions - Integrated Test Plan

Jaguar Land Rover
Gaydon / Whitley
Closing date
30 Jun 2022
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We are looking for a Lead Engineer to specialise in Problem Resolutions in Integrated Test Plans to lead programme development and delivery ensuring the Commodity Strategy is deployed robustly into the programmes. Powertrain is one of the larger teams within the Jaguar Land Rover organisation. The department has complete responsibility for the design, development and delivery of all Jaguar and Land Rover interior and Exterior systems from concept design through to volume production.

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 Requests, expenditure forecasting and the relevant supplier teams in support of delivery of the programme milestones
* Manage design verification test plans, including detailed planning of test and development stages through to sign-off and support Engineering test teams with the rectification of issues
* Resolve compatibility with A-surfaces for technical feasibility, surrounding component packaging and vehicle attribute teams to develop designs that meet vehicle targets
* Ensure all appropriate Jaguar Land Rover standards are met throughout design maturation
* Provide input into new feature development
* Ensure all programme design solutions meet targets


The ability to work closely with the design department. You will be leading the delivery of CAD geometry and functional requirements through the Virtual Series Phase on time. You will be tasked with the delivery of Final Data Judgement (FDJ) deliverables, Production Release Geometry and Drawings (P Release), Preliminary Engineering Sign off (PEC) and Final Engineering Sign off on time.

You will possess the ability to manage problem resolution using recognised problem definition techniques and the Automated Issue Management system (AIMS) to deliver resolution in line with the programme metric.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Essential -

* Previous experience in leading the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment
* Good working knowledge of product creation & delivery, change control, product definition and change management processes
* Knowledge of automotive closure systems, Glass, plastics, rubbers, composites or BIW
* Able to create 2D sections and 3D geometry
* Awareness of GD&T application
* Experience in kinematic systems

Desirable -

* Systems Engineering knowledge
* Excellent communication and people skills, with influencing and engagement skills
* Previous experience within automotive engineering or test planning departments
* Knowledge of aerodynamics
* Knowledge of kinematics
* Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred


Innovative. Trusted. Pioneering. These three qualities have always summed up Jaguar Land Rover. They have been encapsulated within the performance, luxury and excellence of all our products. They are what every person working for us lives and breathes.

We have been automotive industry pioneers for more than six decades. Jaguar debuted in 1935. Land Rover made its celebrated entrance in 1948.

From then until now, we have been at the forefront of technical innovation in all areas of vehicle development. Through our revolutionary technologies, performance and craftsmanship, we have pushed the boundaries of what the industry considers possible over and over again. Our efforts have led to some of the most iconic nameplates ever to grace the road.

With an ever-evolving history and exhilarating future, this is the place to drive your pursuit for success. This is where you'll push the boundaries of your potential. This is where you'll put excellence in motion.

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