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International Pre PA & Strategy Senior Analyst

Location: Coventry, GB

POSTED DATE: 15/04/2018

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ADVERTISED SALARY: £36,500 - £45,000


‘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.




With your extensive project management and process improvement experience within an Automotive or Manufacturing environment, coupled with your in depth knowledge of Supply Chain Management, you’ll join our International Pre PA and Strategy department as an International Pre PA & Strategy Senior Analyst at our Whitley site in Coventry.


As an International Pre PA & Strategy Senior Analyst you’ll work collaboratively with the International Plant Group to lead the development and implementation of a Global Material Planning and Logistics (GMP&L) strategy, ensuring that all the UK plant groups manufacturing strategies are aligned throughout the company. You’ll provide GMP&L inputs both Capital and Opex into the early programme gateways for international Jaguar Land Rover plants.


You’ll be responsible for developing and maintaining a Plan for Every Part (PFEP) and taking a lead role in the development of strategies. You’ll complete Value Stream Maps (VSMs) for all special packaging to achieve optimum balance between pallet investment, freight cost expenditure, inventory holding and marketplace space for forward programs and influence future component supplier selection with Purchasing taking into account sourcing requirements, freight costs and other MP&L impact.


You’ll be accountable for programme changes through the change management process, highlighting issues to relevant teams to ensure all receive maximum exposure and are dealt with effectively to assist, improve and sustain product quality. Which is key in developing world class lean standards and a common global operating model, enabling efficient logistics processes within the plant and the wider GMP&L teams to support JLR’s expansion plans. 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 extensive project management and process improvement experience within an Automotive or Manufacturing environment. Coupled with advanced data analysis skills and a proven track record in building relationships with senior management. You’ll take the lead in implementing change effectively and ensuring the efficient running of the operation with the ability to use planning and timing tools to meet objectives and project deadlines.


Have a thorough understanding of supply chain management within the Automotive or Manufacturing industry, along with experience of interacting with stakeholders effectively, ensuring communication is open, direct and clear. Applications are welcomed from individuals with the ability to lead from the front, who are results driven with strong negotiating skills, demonstrate tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment. Be able to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with medium term planning, whilst being resilient and enthusiastic to new ideas and the enthusiasm to deliver a world class product.


Ideally you'll be educated to a degree level within a relevant discipline and have a willingness to travel between sites 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 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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