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Senior Production Leader - BIW

Grade D, local Nitra

Salary:  From 1834 eur monthly, 13th salary, 0-15% yearly bonus, other benefits according JLR rules



The role is leads, supports and motivates their business unit, coaching continuous improvement activities and creating a lean environment in which to identify and achieve their overall goals /objectives. Accountable for the adherence to standards and processes, ensuring the highest Quality Standards. Coaches and drives the team in problem solving to ensure sustained improvements to business performance.

Accountable for the safety of the area, promotes a safety culture, recognises safe behaviour and proactively challenges any unsafe working practices.

Leads by example and understands the needs of their team members, enabling development, growth and performance of their team, creating an environment for great two way communication



  • Managing, support and motivate your team to achieve deployed targets
  • Safety metrics are achieved and all potential risks are identified and mitigated with strict process adherence.
  • The appropriate corrective actions are implemented for any accidents.
  • Internal quality (FTT & Audit system) metrics are continually improved and robust action plans are in place. Quality Assurance & Problem Solving.
  • Assure that the objectives of safety, ergonomics, quality, cost and efficiency are achieved and improved
  • Drive efficiencies in process to deliver Year on Year productivity and reduce Hours per Car.
  • Continuous process improvements (RFT: right first time) using the Integrated Production System and Lean manufacturing principles such as Kaizen, Poke-Yoke, and 5S
  • Cooperation on Engineering changes, Line trials, Process audits, PCPA Audits, TPM plans
  • Supporting the introduction of new products & processes into the existing manufacturing area with correct documentations and delivered on time and of the highest quality to meet customer demands
  • Develop, document and assure standardised work and stable production processes according to standard operating procedures.
  • Developing team performance, safe working practices, 5S Standard
  • Working with manpower planning to develop efficient assembly processes
  • Adherence of Jaguar Land Rover standards and procedures 




  • · 3+ years of Proven leadership experience in a manufacturing related environment

  • Acts as a role model to others and promotes an inclusive working environment

  • Ability to be accountable for work area and related activities

  • Ability to engage and motivate the team

  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels

  • Ability to lead problem solving teams and naturally strives for continuous improvement

  • Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills

  • Computer literate

  • Demonstrate 100% commitment and support in all situations including out-of-hours


     Acts as a role model to others and promotes an inclusive working environment



  • Experience of automotive environment
  • HNC in Engineering/Production/Manufacturing
  • Understanding of Quality Systems and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Completion of college diploma or university degree in: Mechanical/Electrical Engineering, or similar; or equivalent college/university in a technical field

  • English language – communication skills
  • Good knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word


At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


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