Senior Process Leader

Wolverhampton EMC

Job summary

Jaguar Land Rover
Mechanical, Reliability, Testing
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

The main purpose of this role is to manage and motivate the operational team to manufacture Engine components and Engine Assemblies at the Jaguar Land Rover Engine Manufacturing Centre. Responsible for the adherence to standards and processes, ensuring the highest quality standards are achieved and manage the team with a systematic problem-solving approach to ensure sustained improvements to business performance.



  • Set and apply objectives for the team via Policy Deployment, Performance Review process and Competency Assessment
  • Responsible for the compliance to Health and Safety procedures by ensuring all safety metrics are achieved, including identifying safety hazards and risks and ensuring corrective action implemented and ensures the team receive appropriate training   
  • Produce health and safety documentation and ensure the equipment is available at all times in good working order with up-to-date certification
  • Work on internal and external quality metrics and develop action plans for the continuing achievement and maintenance of quality standards
  • Promote a ‘continuous improvement’ mind-set through raising ideas that will assure quality standards are achieved
  • Work towards the achievement of the Integrated Production System, Manufacturing Quality Operating Standard and Launch Quality Operating System processes 
  • Ensure unauthorised attendance targets are achieved through disciplined approach to absence management and through strong relationship with the Trade Union to create a single agenda for team morale and management
  • Maintain department records for audit purposes and to be the main point of contact for all relevant auditing process
  • Conduct and assure regular maintenance of production tools and equipment according to the schedule and optimise when appropriate to improve work group production efficiency
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested


  • Relevant previous experience of Production Management including consistent delivery of productivity targets
  • Experience of supervising a multi-skilled team and multi-shift operations in manufacturing 
  • Proven experience of Assembly build, delivery processes and procedures
  • Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Knowledge and experience of delivering safety metrics 
  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred


  • Knowledge of Quality Operating Systems procedures and deliverables 
  • Working knowledge & experience of off track/post build process activity
  • Experience of Health and Safety Audits including risk assessments
  • HNC in Engineering/Production/Manufacturing

Personal Profile 


  • Demonstrates our Creators' Code behaviours of Customer Love, Unity, Integrity, Growth and Impact.

Continually working hard to deliver a modern luxury experience to earn and keep our customers’ trust and loyalty.
Embracing differences, being empathetic, welcoming challenges together empowering each other to deliver.
Building trust by speaking openly and honestly, listening attentively, and treating others respectfully.
Taking initiative and using failure as an opportunity to learn. We develop by giving + seeking honest feedback.
 Making a difference through our results. We innovate and never lose sight of what we want to achieve.

  • An individual, who works independently, is results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment. 
  • An individual with the capability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with medium term planning
  • A resilient and enthusiastic who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs
  • A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas
  • An effective team player, actively develops and supports team members


  • An individual with the ability to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style.


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.

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.


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