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REQ ID: 98824
JOB TITLE: Feature Integration Lead Engineer
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 09/12/2022
LOCATION: Gaydon
 
We’re re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.

 

THE ROLE

 

The EMA Feature and system Integration Lead Engineer is accountable for the co-ordinated delivery of customer features and systems into the EMA vehicle programmes or platforms, achieving programme milestones from conception up to engineering sign-off for Job 1.

The Feature and System Integration Engineer co-ordinates and aligns Domain software delivery plans to ensure that their combined outputs deliver critical feature and function sets to meet vehicle program requirements. This includes assisting with end-to-end planning of complex features, involving multiple delivery areas, to break down and align their sprint and product increment targets so that the features arrive and mature in vehicles in a phased and controlled way.

The Feature and System Integration Engineer also assists with keeping key stakeholders appraised of all Feature KPIs – e.g feature design progression, introduction status, major issues and resolution plans, as well as assisting with major issue resolution and resolving impediments cross-functionally as needed to enable on-time delivery. Your primary responsibility to ensure timely delivery of vehicle features into EMA programmes, identifying and removing any roadblocks that may prevent success and engage Domain engineering teams to align feature delivery timelines with EMA programme major milestones, gain alignment of targets within PIs and sprint planning across all dependency areas and lead resolution of key integration issues to assist achieving ESO for all features on time.

 

Key Responsibilities will include:

 

  • Providing coaching and leadership peers and team members to forward their development.
  • Close alignment with vehicle program planners/core VE team to communicate and align status and plans.
  • Identification and communication of critical paths and dependencies within vehicle program plan.
  • Support data collection for reporting of status via the consolidated “Integration Report”.
  • Drive feature maturity status to target level for key programme milestones.
  • Provide escalation point of help for feature integration for the programme.
  • Continue to drive process and reporting excellence in the discipline of Feature, Systems and Software engineering.

 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

 

In order to be considered for this position it is advantageous to hold a formal qualification such as Degree within Engineering or any other relevant subjects.

The successful candidate needs to have experience of engineering product delivery using project management techniques; experience of managing individual performance and team management; experience of programme and project delivery processes under Agile methodology and proven ability to interpret and use technical data along with business skills with technical decision-making.

 

Essential

 

  • Significant experience in the integration and delivery of electrical, electromechanical or software systems.
  • Demonstrated experience of technical analysis and employing best-in-class processes in engineering.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills – able to collaboratively influence delivery teams across the engineering function.
  • Thorough understanding and experience of key vehicle systems and whole vehicle systems engineering.

 

Desirable

 

  • An individual who is comfortable challenging all stakeholders with strong influencing and engagement.

 

SO WHY US?

 

Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

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