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Tech Centre Lead

Salary: £57,000

Location: Gaydon

Job type: Permanent

Category: Gaydon

A leading premium automotive business and leading to move towards electric autonomous vehicles. WHAT TO EXPECT  As Programme Technology Centre Leader (TCL) for Body Chassis Engineering, you’ll be responsible for supporting all Body Chassis Agile Squad members to deliver their programme content and meet all defined technical and attribute targets. As a member of an On-Cycle Programme Group team and central point of contact for Body Chassis in your Group, you’ll be involved with the integration of all Technology Centre content and related responsibilities on the programme and act as single conduit between the On-Cycle Programme Domain and the On-Cycle Architecture/Unit and Off-Cycle Tech Centre Domains.      Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities Ensuring all Body Chassis Squad members have the techical skills and capabilities to meet all defined technical targets and attributes for their content delivery Ensuring robust integration of Body Chassis content and application of Tech Centre Body of Knowledge and expertise, strongly linking the Off-Cycle Tech Centre skills into the ‘How’ challenges. Monitoring Squad structure, defining/facilitating correct resource, skills and toolset application, in conjuction with the Programme Group Lead (PGL) and Technical Group Lead (TGL) Guiding the integration of all Tech Centre content at Programme Group level, supporting the squads in the technical delivery Threat spotting to identify risks to Engineering robustness and delivery, ensuring Engineering goodness/integrity is being delivered through each Sprint and Product Increment, in partnership with the TGL. Supporting technical issue resolution within the Group, in partnership with the TGL, particularly leading ‘blue on blue’ cross-Group/cross-Product Group and Chapter issue resolution and arbitration where appropriate Leading the integration and issue management of carryover/re-use parts on the Programmeand Unit/Architecture activity where this is not covered in the Groups/Squads Facilitating Product Group TCL support with the team and step in as pseudo Product Group TCL where smaller programme content does not drive dedicated support. Embedding lessons learned on Tech Centre delivery from previous programmes into your Group’s NTEI content  WHAT YOU NEED Experience of delivering projects in an automotive or manufacturing environment Ability to present complex information across all levels and cultures Excellent team leading capability is essential. Ability to organise and drive the team to resolve cross functional issues Good level of technical knowledge and a broad understanding of body and chassis interfaces into other vehicle functions Strong project management capabilities with excellent implementation skills and the ability to multitask High drive, self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision Understanding and adoption of Agile Principles SO WHY US? 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 JLR the perfect place to continue your journey. This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At JLR, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage.  JLR is committed to equal opportunity for all

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