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Lead Engineer

Employer
Jaguar Land Rover
Location
Gaydon
Salary
£43000 to £53000 per year
Closing date
30 Nov 2022
Reference
111701

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Discipline
Automation, Automotive
Sector
Automotive Industry
Job Type
Engineer
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Job Details

Job description:

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.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

* Deliver the commodity plan to quality, cost and time, including maintaining the Worldwide Engineering Release System (WERS) and/or iCreate.
* 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 (RMDV) documentation.
* Perceived Quality and World Class Product Audit (WCPA) requirements.

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



WHAT YOU NEED

Knowledge and experience

Essential:
* 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.
* Degree qualified or equivalent experience preferred.
* Able to use structured problem solving tools resolve complex cross functional technical issues.
* Experience of using failure mode avoidance tools to deliver high Quality robust Engineering.
* Experience of verification of requirements through component, system and vehicle level test methods.


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

Company

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.

Find Us
Location
Coventry
Warwickshire
CV3 4LF
GB
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