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Powertrain Project Leader (DR040)


Gaydon, Warwickshire


Reporting to the Jaguar and Land Rover Hybrid Powertrain Programme Leader, the successful candidate will be responsible for an array of vehicle programs with Hybrid content. The Powertrain Project Leader will be responsible for ensuring that allocated projects are supported with appropriate skills and resources and all gateway requirements are met, and to do so, will have to work closely with other CoC's to insure a robust information exchange happens. Specific tasks will include, but not exclusive to; ¿ Running Project and Programme meetings (chairman, agenda preparation and issuing of minutes) ¿ Coordinating the Powertrain team to deliver against project/program requirements ¿ Support the inputs to Product Development Letter responses, PAS sheet creation, working with Powertrain Business Planning to ensure departmental resources are aligned to PD Budgets ¿ Responsible for management of investment and material costs via PPFeas, REDBOOK and PAS sheet process ¿ Business planning to ensure departmental resources are aligned to PD Budgets. ¿ Responsible for management of all PCDS deliverables, evidence to satisfy deliverable, identification of peer reviews, demonstration strategies to generate technical evidence and gateway submissions. ¿ Ensuring lessons learnt are captured to be implemented in future Programmes. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that all approved projects and programs are supported with appropriate skills, resources and all gateway requirements and deliverables are met, reporting this out in Programme Central and XPT Tracker for post PS programs. The successful candidate will also be reporting the project status at forums within the Powertrain team and to external departments with Senior management present (CPE/CFE reviews, PST, VIT, PC&D Tech Issues)

Experience And Skills

Skills Required: Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to deliver with minimum supervision Able to lead the resolution of technical issues and development of technology, in the team environment and interface directly to the attribute teams, component areas, manufacturing and marketing, sales and service to represent the department. System engineering experience in the field of hybrid or Power Train engineering A strong technical knowledge of key powertrain technologies (i.e. engine and transmission technologies) A sound technical knowledge of key vehicle systems and whole vehicle engineering Applicants must be qualified to degree level and computer literate Fluent in use of Microsoft Office packages, specifically Word, Exel, Power Point and Project. Skills Preferred: Experience of Programme Central ¿ desirable ¿ Knowledge of JLR Hybrid Powertrain systems ¿ desirable ¿ Knowledge of JLR Electrical systems ¿ desirable ¿ Knowledge of software delivery control plans ¿ desirable ¿ Knowledge of target setting process ¿ desirable ¿ Knowledge of FMA ¿ desirable Experience Required: Strong Leadership skills ¿ essential ¿ Experience of TCDS, PCDS, RMDV2, AIMS, and i3 ¿ essential ¿ Experience of being successful in managing complex technical issues, balance conflicting needs of the business and within project timing constraints ¿ essential ¿ Good interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability and experience in interacting and communicating effectively at all levels within the organisation ¿ essential ¿ Good communication, interpersonal skills, self-confidence and a 'passion for the product' are personal qualities needed to succeed in this high pressure environment, being self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision ¿ essential ¿ User of Microsoft Office packages including MSProject ¿ essential ¿ Full UK driving license ¿ essential"

Salary / Rate

£22.2 Per Hour Limited Company Rates Negotiable

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Education / Level

Educated to Degree or equivalent level in a related Mechanical, Electrical, or Automotive discipline.

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