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Cabin Systems Technical Specialist

Jaguar Land Rover
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18 Oct 2022

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As part of the Technical Specialist community, you will be a functional resource for the company. This role includes developing the future company strategy for processes, components and systems for cabin technology innovations.
You will be a custodian of elements of our key technology for current and future products. You will be expected to teach, mentor and present at global conferences.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

* Delivery Efficiency - Design and develop future cabin technology to ensure JLR remain amongst the leader
* Customer Experience - Lead development of features and systems to ensure deliver ‘ZERO' customer faults.
* Business Efficiency - Supplier/system capability assessment enabling optimisation of commodity selection and system design
* Lead Interface definitions / implementation cross domain.
* Develop a business aligned vision for technical delivery of the cabin features and systems.
* Technical leadership to drive function, quality, cost, sustainability & timing improvements on programmes
* Lead role for developing new technologies and new applications of current technologies.
* Establish and deploy best technical practice. Knowledge transfer in terms of formal training, and mentoring. Champion Cabin Academy modules and create new modules.
* Thorough understanding of both internal and external customer attribute and technology requirements for cabin applications.
* Development of process and reports to ensure consistent and robust delivery of their technology or attribute.
* Support task force activities to solve complex engineering problems.
* Expected to teach, mentor and present internally and at world class conferences.
* Formal sign off of the technical elements of the cabin applications.
* Champion & promoting systems engineering in the cabin team.

Key Performance Indicators

* Deliver robust designs & innovations that are fault free ‘Zero' warranty.
* Accountable for driving future technology, features and systems - own & manage technology roadmap
* Robust foundation DFMEA, control plans, BOD and BOP
* System Engineering embedded in the department for current car, predevelopment and new innovations.
* Responsible to ensure cross-functional technical design reviews are performed on the systems in a collaborative and constructive manner.
* Ensure team adherence to the use of specified engineering methods, computer tools and aids applied
* Ensure the cabin features, systems and components are delivered to meet and exceed customer expectations.
* Delivery of Cabin Academy Courses as agreed with FSM.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience


* Knowledge of cabin components, systems & technologies
* Ability to interpret customer requirements and translate into System and component specifications.
* In-depth knowledge and technical expertise in specialist technologies, complex systems, tools and processes
* Analytical skills including the ability to conduct complex research into new technologies and manufacturing systems and tools
* Ability to effectively explain complex ideas, confidently presenting these to senior stakeholders
* Degree or relevant equivalent experience preferred
* Will be required to go through the Technical Specialist recruitment process as detailed in Technical Specialist Handbook.

Personal Profile

* An individual who is results driven, demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment.
* An individual with the ability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with longer term planning
* An individual who is resilient, energetic and enthusiastic, able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to challenging new ideas and inputs
* An individual who is able to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style
* A good communicator who can communicate complex ideas
* A effective team player, actively leads, develops and supports team members


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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