33855 Process Improvement / Development Engineer

Recruiter
Engineering & Production Management Consultants
Location
Gaydon
Salary
£20.83 to £20.83 Per hour
Posted
30 Aug 2017
Closes
03 Oct 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time

Process Improvement / Development Engineer within Jaguar Land Rover's (JLR) Product Creation & Delivery organisation. JLR's Product Creation & Delivery is a fast moving, dynamic, and immensely successful organisation, currently undergoing a significant period of change, growth and global expansion. This growth is driving the need to modify and re-engineer many of the organisation's existing key work processes, as well as develop new business processes to support its transformation agenda. This role is based in the PDCO Team - responsible for providing a robust and responsive product creation and delivery (PCDS) network for the development of all programmes. PCDS is the generic framework for all programmes - showing what the x-functional teams has to deliver when to ensure programme delivery in time, cost and quality.
Key responsibilities include: -
Leading and managing process improvements in the PCDS Framework - particularly within a cross-functional, end-to-end environment. Facilitating and supporting process improvement undertaken by other functions and departments within the organisation. Providing direction, coordination and support to business process owners / process improvement teams in development and implementation of business process improvements. Assessing & analysing the capability and baseline performance of business processes. Utilising data analysis skills (qualitative & quantitative) to identify process flaws and improvement opportunities in product development processes, and working with multiple stakeholders to deliver process improvement. Identifying risk and deviations through process assurance ensuring set up of preventative and corrective measures.

Skills Required:
Highly collaborative with excellent networking, communication and consultation skills.
Strong knowledge and experience in business process improvement, process modelling and re-engineering methods and tools.
Project management methodology experience and skills.
Strong knowledge of the automotive development process.

Experience Required:
Highly collaborative with excellent networking, communication and consultation skills.
Ability to respond with urgency and quality of execution within a fast-paced organisation.
Strong knowledge and experience in business process improvement, process modelling and re-engineering methods and tools.
Project management methodology experience and skills.
Ability to analyse complex data and process the information for senior management consumption.
Ability to diagnose, and execute practical solutions in complex cross-functional process environments.
Experience leading others in process reviews, business analysis, and/or special projects that include defining business requirements and developing strategies to improve work flow.
Professional experience of greater than 3 years

Experience Preferred:
Knowledge of automotive sector and new product introduction domain.
Competence in MS Project & Visio and P6.
Intermediate competence in Excel (VBA toolset) - to develop and deploy reports from various data sources in a standard MS Excel format.
Competent in usage of process modelling tools & methodologies.
Innovative & energetic presentation style.
Education - Degree-level qualified - preferable