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REQ ID: 116236
JOB TITLE: Manufacturing Programme Engineer
SALARY: £35,000 - £40,000
POSTING END DATE: 09/06/2023
LOCATION: Solihull


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 MPM (Manufacturing Programme Management) department has responsibility for leading & co-ordinating all business functions with the objective of achieving flawless product launches, with achievement of time, cost and quality targets, MPM provide the Single Point of Contact for Manufacturing. This requires interaction & co-ordination of Manufacturing, Product Engineering, Quality, Purchasing, Finance, Suppliers and the Commercial activities.

The product: Joining the renaissance of Jaguar as an all-electric modern luxury brand by 2025. Reimagining of Jaguar was at the very heart of the Jaguar Land Rover strategic plan announced by our CEO. A brand respectful of its rich past, but not bound to it. A brand with a distinct new path in Modern Luxury.
This role offers a valuable opportunity to gain experience in the end-to-end Manufacturing Programme environment within an Agile environment.  


The Manufacturing Programme Management function hold a unique position at the heart of manufacturing delivery - from initial strategy and feasibility through to detail launch planning and delivery and into volume production. This role will bring you into contact with an extensive number of areas in the business and provide you with an opportunity to develop and utilise your transferrable project management skills in both the planning and delivery of our new products.





Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


●  Support delivery of Programme against overall timing plan (VPF) including Strategy Development.

●  Support the planning and delivery of manufacturing plans for delivery prototype, pre-production build phases and J1.

●  Assist in preparation of accurate and objective technical status reports in support of Programme/Launch Management meetings and senior programme gateway reviews.

●  Assist functional areas within Manufacturing to drive quality products & processes with robust input into launch quality deliverables, high hurts process, PFMEAs etc.

●  Lead planning and coordination of Quality activities for Launch

●  Lead cross functional reviews to address programme issues using issue management tools.






Knowledge, Skills and Experience



●    Experience of project management, ideally within an Agile environment.
●    Experience in using data driven problem solving techniques.
●    Experience of working in a new product development or launch environment. 
●    Experience of working in a quality focussed role.
●    Microsoft package elements (Power Point & Excel).
●    Demonstrable experience of process improvement and working in a project support role.
●    Proficient communication and organisational skills.



●    Experience of working in a Manufacturing or automotive environment. 
●    Experience of metric and reporting delivery to support programme delivery.
●    Degree or relevant equivalent experience preferred.
●    Knowledge of Agile processes and behaviours.
●    Knowledge or experience of JIRA - Obstacles, Impediments and Story Writing.




Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career working with a world-class team in state-of-the-art facilities. We offer acompetetive salary and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey. 


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.



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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We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training

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