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Logistics Partner Model Lead

Jaguar Land Rover
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29 Nov 2022

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The Logistics Partner Solutions team is part of the newly formed Industrial Operations Strategy & Performance function and will play a crucial role in the success of Jaguar Land Rovers Supply Chain and Industrial Operations function. This team will provide new solutions via logistics partnerships within the end-to-end supply chain for all critical components, enabling proactive risk mitigation and building resilience to support the delivery of vehicle build plans.

Combining an in-depth knowledge of Supply Chain and Purchasing principles, excellent communication & engagement skills and a positive, highly motivated mindset with a passion for leading transformative change, the team aims to deliver a step-change in Jaguar Land Rover's Supply Chain operations. This will be achieved by engaging with stakeholders to find new ways of securing capacity and moving critical commodities through the supplier's supply chains ensuring security of supply and visibility throughout.

In this role you will be assessing risk and appropriate mitigations within our supplier's supply chain to then recommend the appropriate solution as well as leading engagement with a portfolio of suppliers to project manage and implement solutions. In addition to this, you will be working with logistics partners and sub tier suppliers to ensure smooth and on time project delivery as part of a varied delivery team that have their own portfolios, supporting each other and sharing best practices. You will also work with Engineering teams to ensure a robust BOM alignment between suppliers and Jaguar Land Rover systems

Knowledge, skills and experience

Knowledge and experience of complex supply chains (multi-tier), including key issues and challenges such as globalisation, product and process digitisation, drivers of supply chain risk, supply chain strategy development to build resilience.
Experience in creating and delivering implementation plans and strategies across multiple suppliers with multi-stakeholder engagement
Experience of change management and delivering transformational change projects for process, systems and people
The ability to create and deliver strategies in a complex and sometimes ambiguous environment
Disciplined in planning and managing interactions with internal partners and suppliers in order to maximize the value of those interactions and relationships
A strong communicator with the ability to communicate and present effectively with key stakeholders to influence cross-functional alignment
Capable of negotiating and managing difficult conversations to embed the required changes to alter existing ways of working
Excellent comprehension of data analytics using multiple sources of data
Intermediate to advanced competency in Microsoft Excel

Experience of using ERP tools to data mine e.g SAP
Experience of working in a supplier facing role
Degree qualified or equivalent experience


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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