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REQ ID: 36199
JOB TITLE: Senior Process Engineer - Battery (Laser Welding)
SALARY: £41,900 - £54,500
POSTING END DATE: 22/10/2019
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 have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Process Engineer (Welding) to join our new Electric Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering (PTME) team. The Electric PTME team is developing to support future electrification developments in support of the Jaguar Land Rover range of vehicles and you’ll be heavily involved with developing new, technologically advanced electric propulsion systems, for our current and future model lines.
As a key part of the Assembly & Test, Electric Powertrain team you’ll lead a high calibre team of Process Engineers in the planning and implementation of new and major changes to Electric Drive Unit (EDU) assembly and test facilities. Working collaboratively in a senior capacity with Product Development Engineers, Facility vendors and Suppliers to ensure that component and whole propulsion designs meet world class quality and efficiency standards. 
As the Senior Process Engineer you’ll be responsible for:
•    Leading a team of engineers responsible for the planning and development of new and major changes to Pack and Module Battery unit assembly and test line.
•    Utilising your knowledge to lead the development and implementation of assembly, in-process test processes and facilities to deliver the safety, quality delivery and cost objectives.
•    Overseeing the strategic planning, development and implementation of installation timing plans with key selected suppliers
•    Ensuring adherence to company and departmental operating processes and policies
•    Supporting senior management activities through development and monitoring of timing plans
•    Offering support and guidance to your team on technical issues and escalate where appropriate
•    Providing your knowledge and support at virtual build events and physical builds at the workshop
•    Providing  feasibility statements for Product Development designs to suit manufacturing build requirements
Due to the nature of the role there will also be the potential for some European and Overseas travel.


You’ll preferably have a background in joining technologies to include laser welding within high speed assembly and automation. Applications are welcomed from individuals who have demonstrable experience and an in depth understanding of Powertrain Assembly to include Internal Combustion Engines, Transmission, EDU and / or E-Motor. You’ll have the ability to effectively lead a team to achieve results by meeting deliverables whilst supporting projects from early concepts to launch at the Jaguar Land Rover sites.


Ideally you’ll be educated to Degree level within a relevant Welding or Engineering discipline. Although candidates with an HNC / HND and relevant experience will also be considered.


Jaguar Land Rover considers that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list.  Therefore, Jaguar Land Rover will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the UK.



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. 


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.









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