STA Engineer - Supplier Management

CLOSING DATE: 31/08/2018
SALARY: Base salary from 1675 € per month, depending on your experience and skills, yearly bonus 0-15% (paid yearly) and 13th salary

Job Description

This role manages JLR current model programmes and supports escalations from the JLR Plant teams relating to quality or delivery performance issues impacting JLR ability to meet Customer First targets. (Zero Line-stop, Zero Mis-fit, Zero Holds, Zero Defects). A structured diagnosis and practical problem solving approach will be required to understand root cause(s) and drive implementation of countermeasures for specific issues escalated from the plant teams. Management of these high risk suppliers will be through the JLR escalation process.
This structured approach will also be required to support and drive resolution of higher severity plant Stop Ship and JLR Field Actions as a result of suppliers’ manufacturing defectives utilizing the FASS process and also Warranty issues identified through warranty transformation/IQM teams and those escalated by STA plant teams for resolution.
The role will also require the ability to manage running change timely introduction within suppliers and validation of these changes to ensure delivery of the engineering standard and volume requirements for the customer receiving plant(s), reporting and/or escalating status as required.

Main responsibilities:
- Improve Supply Chain delivery performance to meet Scorecard targets
- Improve Supply Chain quality performance to meet Scorecard targets
- Improve Supply Chain warranty performance to achieve Scorecard targets
- Management of major Supply Chain incidents causing immediate disruption impact to JLR plants, including FASS
- Support and lead improvement plans for Category 1 – “Business Impact” Suppliers to successful conclusion
- Drive and lead multi-functional improvement teams to support improving Supply Chain performance and resilience
- Identify and manage improvement activity of Potential Risk suppliers based on underlying KPI performance gaps
- Support JLRQ nominated suppliers to achieve successful accreditation through structured improvement plans
- Communication of Supplier Performance status to cross functional stakeholders across JLR business


- Previous experience in a manufacturing or engineering gained at engineer or management level
- Previous experience and practical deployment of lean tools
- Change leadership/management skills with the ability to challenge and drive world class operational excellence
- Proven background in problem solving with ability to break down complex, multidimensional problems or process issues and drive improvement within a cross functional team, in a timely manner
- A proven leadership track record in a manufacturing or technical environment
- Broad experience of managing external stakeholder and supplier relationship management
- Excellent stakeholder management and relationship management skills and experience
- Able to manage and execute complex projects on time and within budget
- Excellent communication skills both formal and informal, with the ability to converse at all levels of the JLR organization and at all levels with external suppliers
- Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred


- Permanent working contract, working directly for JLR.
- Meal card with €4 voucher per working day. Employee pays 1 Euro, Employer pays 3 Euro.
- Company bus transportation. In case of traveling by own car Transport Allowance 20 Euro per month.
-Jaguar Land Rover Benefits - Benefit up to 300€, yearly non cash equivalent deposited to Employee Flex account.
- Pension - Company Contribution 3% of gross base salary
- Life Insurance and Accident Insurance
- Professional training and career opportunities
- You will receive more information about the role during your interview
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ID: 3376718   Dátum zverejnenia: 3.8.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Base salary from 1675 € per month, depending on your experience and skills, yearly bonus 0-15% (paid yearly) and 13th salary