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System Owner

Location: Coventry, GB

POSTED DATE: 14/11/2017

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POSTING END DATE: 13/10/2017
ADVERTISED SALARY: £36,500 - £45,000
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.

LOCATION: Gaydon, West Midlands


Suspension, Engine Mounts, Control Systems, Wheels and Tyres. To provide an exceptional driving experience, every chassis component needs be honed to perfection. That takes all kinds of people, from designers to project managers.

The JLR Chassis team are looking for a number of highly skilled Lead Systems Engineers to join the team. If you have the skills and a passion for the automotive industry any number of opportunities could be suitable for you.

JLR are looking for dynamic and engaging individuals to lead one of the new cutting edge Chassis System projects. Supporting JLR’s vision to create exciting and highly complex systems that deliver new customer experiences in Autonomy and Dynamic Performance that maintain our position as an industry leader.

You will be the single point contact for system creation and deployment to vehicle engineering and new vehicle programmes.  The System Leader ensures technologies are designed to robust System Engineering processes and deployed across all programmes to time and budget. This includes managing all aspects of system delivery within a single project plan, from technology development through to Human machine Interface, Marketing, Sales and Service as well as manufacturing where relevant.

Coordinating a small team of highly technical system engineers, and a wider team of cross-functional specialists across the business, the System Leader manages these resources as they see fit. The role provides a challenging but highly rewarding opportunity, offering exposure to nearly all facets of vehicle development.


As a skilled Lead Systems Engineer you’ll need to demonstrate extensive skills in owning a whole system project delivery plan from concept readiness to vehicle production. This will include managing and engaging stakeholders as well as maintaining ownership of the project charter, business planning and requirements repository.

Management of the system engineering team to deliver robust artefacts including formal requirements in DOORS is essential as well as presenting project designs and delivery status to all forums at all level whilst maintaining the requirement change management process

To be considered for these roles you should be an expert with proven project management skills, leadership skills and financial management experience. Ideally should also be able to demonstrate solid skills with DOORS requirement toolset and exposure to complex mechatronic system design process from concept to production delivery


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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