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 REQ ID: 79771
JOB TITLE: Lead Design Engineer
LOCATION: Budapest

Lead Design Engineer


We’re re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.

Body Engineering is one of the largest departments within Jaguar Land Rover. With an increasingly demanding premium customer and rapidly changing technologies and materials, Body Engineering has to stay at the forefront of vehicle innovation and research. 
For these reasons there is considerable depth and strength in the department, which in turn offers people joining us some excellent development opportunities and the ability to contribute to a winning enthusiastic team. 
The Body Engineering teams are one of the most experienced groups of their type and have the knowledge and talent to hold their own against the best Body Engineers around the World.
To be part and lead of a fast-growing In-House Product Design team that will deliver the next generation of vehicles, using re-purposed and brand-new technology and techniques. You will be creating the future of mobility and automotive for years to come. 


• Leading In-House Design and Development of both simple and complex Interior systems and sub-systems of next generation vehicles
• Agile approach and management of applying modelling expertise in the development of core AVA model: from building concepts to helping efficient and effective integration - leading the delivery of CAD geometry, defining interfaces, managing the development till sign-off and successful delivery - in vehicle interiors' simple and complex designs

• Leading and managing the design and development in the AVA Team of Design Engineers, CAD experts and Module Leaders, creating high-value product increments
• Coordinating FEA / CAD / TEST activities for In-House Design and ensuring that the appropriate and high standards are met through-out design maturation
• Cooperating and liaising with other areas of Body Engineering and other functional areas, suppliers and the Programme teams to ensure successful delivery, with the possibility to acquiring innovative solutions and providing input into new feature developments 

•    Catia V5 and /or V6
•    Use of Digital, CAD, CAE, etc. tools to develop component system geometry
•    Knowledge and use of Problem-solving Techniques in the development process
•    Experience of investigative tools and methods to resolve complex system issues
•    Ideally experienced in managing resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment or In House development team
•    Previous Plastic development/product integration/injection moulding experience
•    A good working knowledge of product creation and delivery, change control, product definition and change management processes
•    Fluent in English
•    Mechanical Engineering Degree qualified or equivalent experience preferred
•    Initial experience of delivery of a sub-system with a level of complex technical challenge
•    Experience in 6 Sigma - DMAIC and DFSS. DFMEA / PFMEA



•    Join us for the next level of your career and help developing solutions that shape the future of cars
•    Be part of an international, inclusive and open-minded team where you have actual influence on the processes
•    See the product you’re working on come to life from testing all the way to production
•    Work flexibly with high percentage of home office or from our award-winning office
•    We honor your work with a competitive salary and performance related bonus scheme
•    Benefit from our health and life insurance and cafeteria package
•    Embrace our culture through various company programs such as charity events or our regular board game club


At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


Find out what to expect at each stage of the process along with some hints and tips.


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We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training

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