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Programme Manager - Battery Packs

Location: Coventry, GB

POSTED DATE: 14/11/2017

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POSTING END DATE: 28/11/2017
ADVERTISED SALARY: £47,000 - £70,000

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 luxurious design and outstanding engineering. Driving them is an incredible experience; being the ideas and expertise behind their creation is even more exhilarating.  With a proven track record of project delivery, from concept to launch in a Manufacturing or Engineering environment, coupled with a strong leadership background you’ll join our Power Train Manufacturing Engineering (PTME) department as a New Programmes Manager to enable future electrification developments in support of the Jaguar Land Rover range of vehicles.


As the New Programme Manager for Electrification Propulsion, you’ll successfully interface with all associated functions and sites, both national and international to ensure effective program delivery from concept through to production launch to develop the best in class Powertrain Manufacturing facilities and to implement systems that robustly deliver that strategy.


As projects progress through the planning and implementation phases, you’ll work together with the PTME process teams and lead your team to ensure the delivery of operational and quality objectives are exceeded. You’ll communicate current issues to relevant teams to ensure all receive maximum exposure and are dealt with effectively to assist, improve and sustain product quality. You’ll also drive continuous improvement by establishing a specific course of action, and appropriately manage time, tasks, budgets and resources to ensure a first class service to our customer base.



You’ll have proven project management skills with the ability to use planning and timing tools to deliver on-going projects across cross functional teams, both nationally and internationally.  You’ll be able to demonstrate a strong management background with a history of leading a team to meet business objectives and to ensure efficient running of projects. You’ll have a detailed understanding of total manufacturing program cycle from concept to launch and Powertrain Manufacturing concepts and strategies. Experience with the specification, delivery and installation of manufacturing systems in an automotive environment, along with knowledge of Lean Manufacturing methodologies and experience of implementing new manufacturing processes would be essential. Ideally, you’ll have obtained a PRINCE2 qualification and be educated to Degree level in an Engineering discipline or similar, relevant experience would be considered.


You’ll have the ability of implementing change and coordinating large groups of people through complex processes in a fast paced and demanding environment. You’ll be proficient with use of PC Systems & Packages and be able to interpret and collate statistical data when making decisions. You’ll be a strong communicator, both written & verbally and have the confidence to present your information in front of groups of people, including Senior Management.


You’ll be highly motivated, have excellent quality awareness with the drive and enthusiasm to deliver a world class product. 



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.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

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