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Automatic Transmission Resident Project Engineer

2018-08-03T08:38:32+0000

Job description

POSTING END DATE:14/08/2018

ADVERTISED SALARY: 36500-46500

An ever-evolving heritage. A truly exciting future. Two of the world’s most iconic brands. Jaguar Land Rover is revered across the globe. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, we set the standards others want to follow. We want to keep it that way too. Which is where you join the journey.

 

 

Job Title: Automatic Transmission Resident Project Engineer (28795)

 

LOCATION: Whitley,  ISE Germany

 

 

This role is also eligible for other additional allowances to base salary.

 

An ever-evolving heritage. A truly exciting future. Two of the world’s most iconic brands. Jaguar Land Rover is revered across the globe. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, we set the standards others want to follow. We want to keep it that way too. Which is where you join the journey.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

The Automatic Transmissions Department sits within Transmissions, Driveline and Powertrain Systems Engineering and is responsible for the development and application of world-class automatic transmission systems; comprising of hardware, calibration and controls plus associated system components.

Working in partnership with the main supplier—with which we have circa £1 billion turnover per annum—and establishing more robust development and management processes, the team work directly alongside ZF’s locations in Saarbruecken and Friedrichshafen, Germany.

 

As Resident Project Engineer, you’ll liaise with the ZF Project Delivery team ensuring projects are progressing on time and to plan, by clearly defining our requirements and delivery expectations and ensuring ZF’s plans are aligned with our requirements.

You’ll also be responsible for supporting technical change discussions between us and ZF for Hardware, Controls and Calibration topics; by quickly understanding our requirements and discussing with the ZF experts to ensure their understanding and the scope of their responses.

In addition you’ll ensure Transmissions are developed in line with the Transmission PCDS process and support our engineering test properties (combustion rigs and prototype vehicles) which ZF operate, to maximise the uptime and utilisation.

 

In this role you’ll be a long term International Service Placement, administered in accordance with the standard International Service Employee policies.

 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

 

Ideally qualified to degree level, you’ve comprehensive knowledge of Powertrain systems and understanding of the Automatic Transmission system.

You’ll have experience of leading and managing a team in a demanding engineering environment with the ability to interface cross-functionally with other departments and suppliers to ensure successful project delivery, with minimum supervision.

 

You’ll be highly self-motivated and able to successfully work within a supplier environment which is geographically remote from our main engineering teams. You’re also a strong communicator, self-confident, with a 'passion for the product’, possessing strong technical negotiation skills.

 

Jaguar Land Rover considers that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list. Therefore, Jaguar Land Rover will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the UK.

 

BENEFITS

Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you will find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team. As well as the impressive benefits that all our employees receive (including a privilege car purchase scheme, competitive pension scheme and 26 days holiday entitlement), there are some additional benefits open to our Managers. This includes access to our highly competitive Employee Car Ownership (ECO) scheme which provides a Jaguar, Land Rover or Ford brand car at extremely favourable cost compared to traditional company car lease schemes. In addition to the car scheme we provide private health cover (which includes travel insurance) and performance-related bonus schemes. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you will find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team. Our employees have access to a privilege car purchase scheme, membership of a competitive pension plan, performance related bonus scheme and 26 days holiday entitlement. 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.

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