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Shift Engineer

Grade C, STA, local Nitra

Hiring manager: Martin Štefanovič

Salary: From 1434 eur monthly, 13th salary, 0-15% yearly bonus, other benefits according JLR rules



This role supports the Manufacturing and Engineering teams with technical and Problem solving  skills within JLR Operations.  This function is in place to provide support for supplier quality issues on site, liase with the supplier and the wider STA team. It offers technical and problem solving to support in improving supplier performance in current model activities.



  • Support Line Inspectors (across relebant shift working) in order to respond to supplied parts quality concerns as they arise,  driving containment of issues within 24hrs and to achieve 8D problem resolution to D5 within 60 days. (as per JLR QOS 055)
  • In conjunction with the senior SPQ engineers, assist with escalating suppliers using the corporately recognised supplier escalation process, who do not respond appropriately to an issue/s in a timely and robust manner. (JLR QOS 088)
  • Establish a robust partnership with JLR’s 3rd Party Containment Company, ensuing safe working practices, quality of and robustness of reworks and containments.
  • Support and supplier related gate hold and Stop Ship activities.
  • Support creation of Build Audit (such as WCPA) sufficiency plans and reporting the process out at senior meetings.
  • Supporting the weekly Incoming Supplier Quality Management meeting escalating Supplier Quality concerns where appropriate
  • Key point of contact in allocated Supplier Quality Concerns within the manufacturing facility.
  • Partners with cross functional teams to root cause and problem solve complex quality concerns.
  • Pursue productive relationships with internal stakeholder and supplier represenatives to drive robust problem resolution and ensure all escalated supplier manufacturing process releated issues are resolved in a timely manner
  • Deploy associated department processes and activities to maximise efficicency and effectiveness
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested




  • Previous experience in manufacturing or engineering roles
  • A proven track record in a manufacturing or technical environment
  • Broad experience of managing external stakeholder and supplier relationsip management
  • Excellent stakeholder management and relationship skills and experience
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to converse at all levels of the organisation and with external suppliers/customers
  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Experienced problem solver






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