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REQ ID: 75053
JOB TITLE: Driveline Engineer
SALARY: £45,000 - £52,000
POSTING END DATE: 31/12/2021
Beyond Property, Purchasing, HR and IT, more than being part of our Finance or Marketing teams, beyond even Sales and Service, every role in every business area offers unique opportunities to make an impact on the future of mobility and the automotive industry.

Driveline Engineer WHAT TO EXPECT


The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, testing and introduction of SVO Driveline Systems to support the SVO Cycle Plan, delivering on time to cost and quality targets. Driveline Systems include Transfer Cases, propshafts, halfshafts and drive units. The Lead Engineer will report into the SVO Transmissions, Driveline & EDU Manager.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


You will act as a Lead Engineer for Driveline Systems within SVO Propulsion Engineering, deliver SVO Driveline Systems to quality, cost and time, including maintaining the Worldwide Engineering Release System (WERS), and own and deliver the Engineering Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) deliverables. You will manage Change Request, expenditure forecasting and the relevant supplier teams in support of delivery of the programme milestones.




The ideal candidate will have a passion for the automotive industry and the potential of SVO for JLR, strong project management capabilities with the ability to multitask, and be comfortable challenging cross-functionally and at a variety of levels within the business. They will also have a degree in relevant Mechanical engineering discipline.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience




  • Previous experience with Driveline system development (Transfer Cases and/or propshafts & halfshafts and/or drive units)

  • Previous experience of leading the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong influencing and engagement skills

  • A good working knowledge of product creation & delivery, change control, product definition and change management processes




  • Previous experience with transmission development




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.


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.


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