Forward Planning Engineer - Jaguar Land Rover - Coventry - Wizbii

Forward Planning Engineer

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POSTING END DATE: 22/08/2018

LOCATION: Whitley, Coventry
ADVERTISED SALARY: £37,000 - £45,000

Jaguar Land Rover will not support an application for visa sponsorship for this role and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the UK.

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.

Our vehicles are admired and desired across the world for their luxurious design and outstanding engineering. Driving them is an incredible experience; being the ideas and expertise behind their creation is even more exhilarating. As a part of our Engineering and Manufacturing team, you’ll join this journey.
Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering is instrumental in planning and controlling the introduction of all new engine programmes for Jaguar Land Rover. The Forward Planning function is responsible for arranging, monitoring and controlling key delivery processes and activities to enable high-quality execution of product programmes effectively and efficiently.

As the Forward Planning Engineer you’ll define, cost and develop manufacturing processes and facilities, at the concept stage of a programme, to enable strategic business decision making and planning. Leading a programme in all aspects of powertrain component manufacturing, working with partners as required and influencing component and processing design to optimise cost and quality.

You’ll lead the manufacturing engineering teams in the application of Lean Manufacturing principles, ensuring that designs meet requirements of the Bill of Process. Communicating and presenting detailed accurate plans, strategies and costings to an audience from all levels within the business.

New programmes may be planned for new or existing facilities domestically or globally, so there will be a need to travel to other sites throughout the UK and overseas.
As the Forward Planning Engineer, you’ll have demonstrable experience in the delivery of powertrain manufacturing processes, facilities and procedures on a number of programmes, coupled with an understanding of the PCDS programme management disciplines.

You’ll have the ability to lead a programme and influence the design and process to achieve key deliverables. Using your excellent communication skills to present to various levels within the business and leading and developing the team you work within.

Applications are welcomed from self-motivated professional individuals who possess the drive and desire to provide a premium service, with a willingness to travel between sites, including internationally when required.

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 a 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.

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