Inbound Freight Projects Coordinator - Jaguar Land Rover - Birmingham - Wizbii

Inbound Freight Projects Coordinator

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Posting End Date : 24/08/2018

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.

Location: Solihull


Our commitment to sourcing only the highest quality products for our vehicles has taken us all over the world. Join us, and it will be you coordinating a supplier base of thousands, ensuring the right part arrives at our plants at precisely the right time.

Every minute of every day, thousands of parts and materials from all over the world are shipped and delivered to our plants, ready to be utilised on our production lines within hours. At the same time, hundreds of customers from across the globe are handed the keys to their newly transported vehicles. A feat like this doesn’t just happen. Behind this momentous undertaking are our Material Planning & Logistics (MP&L) team, coordinating on a massive scale to ensure our vehicles continue to roll smoothly off the production lines and into the hands of the customers awaiting them.

The Inbound Logistics team covers a broad range of responsibilities including Inbound Freight Planning, Contract Management, Plant Material Handling and Material Handling Equipment, with the main responsibility for leading complex freight projects, analysing data and improving processes. 

As Inbound Freight Projects Coordinator, you’ll scope and lead on complex transformation projects to develop and implement freight solutions to our new facilities, ensuring the successful and smooth delivery journey of our award winning vehicles. You’ll be responsible for coordinating freight submissions for new projects, models and facilities and playing a vital role in supporting and leading initiatives to drive out waste, continuous improvement and achieve best in class levels performance, maximising our customer value

You’ll also:

·  Develop the Inbound Freight’s Brexit mitigation and contingency plans
·  Provide a total logistics view for operational design of the freight network
·  Perform freight cost and feasibility studies for other  departments
·  Conduct ‘Go Look See’s’ across various plant functions, advising on best cost and operational solutions
·  Identify new ways of working, and delivering imaginative approaches to problems.


As we continue to expand, we want forward thinkers, creatives, doers and people who are passionate about our industry.  We’re looking for you to be determined to deliver against targets, motivated to research and excited to see where the future takes us and to be a part of that journey.

Whilst enthusiasm and motivation are key for us, we do require you to have relevant logistics experience and a good understanding of MP&L, and manufacturing working processes and practices, having worked end-to end on logistical projects. 

It’s a must therefore, that you’ve strong project management experience; highly organised, and with attention to detail with experience of working to tight deadlines.

Being in a position where you’ll be communicating and influencing up to leadership level, you’re a confident, presenter and have an appreciation for business operations and protocol. 

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.


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 performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.


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