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REQ ID: 38248
JOB TITLE: Classic Trimmer
SALARY: £36,787
POSTING END DATE: 24.09.2019
LOCATION: Coventry


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.




Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works is an all-new facility based in Coventry dedicated to offering a range of products and services designed to fuel the passion of owners and enthusiasts for classic Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles. Classic Works is home to Jaguar Land Rover Classic Legends and signifies a significant investment in traditional car making and restoration skills by Jaguar Land Rover in the UK’s original ‘Motor City’.


Jaguar Land Rover are seeking a variety of talented people who can demonstrate skills, experience and associated qualification required for the restoration of a range of classic vehicles trim. Within your role you’ll be hand crafting materials to create / recreate complete heritage Jaguar and Land Rover interior trims. You’ll be laying out fabric patterns, developing patterns, cutting and sewing and upholstering entire projects, from seats to steering wheels in the delivery of world class interiors.


Within your role you’ll be involved in appraisals in conjunction with our engineers & our customers to support with the creation of World-Class and highly sought-after products. You’ll undertake any additional work as directed by your Line Manager.




Ideally, you’ll have a minimum of 3 years’ paid working experience of classic vehicle trimming.


Alongside a time-served relevant apprenticeship with a vehicle trimming (or similar) NVQ Level 3 or equivalent. Additionally, you’ll be confident in communicating with both your team and customers, and will be computer literate too. Flexibility is key within your role as you’ll be required to work both in the UK & abroad on occasions.


You’ll be capable with using a wide range of machinery, tooling & other equipment utilised in a modern classic trim shop environment. You’ll be able to demonstrate exemplary business behaviours and have the ability to communicate with our internal & external stakeholders.




Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career working with a world-class team in state-of-the-art facilities.  We offer a competetive salary and a performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.  


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.






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