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REQ ID: 72933
JOB TITLE: Chassis Joints & Fixings Engineer
SALARY: £37,000 - £42,000
POSTING END DATE: 10/01/2022
Jaguar Land Rover is harnessing technology to make driving smarter, safer and cleaner. You can help create a world in which responsible, sustainable vehicles revolutionise the driving experience for generations. Our vision is to leverage the incredible potential of technology to build vehicles that not only offer a premium, all-encompassing digital experience, but that also make our customers lives better.




We are looking for a Chassis Joints & Fixings Engineer, that will be responsible for the analysis and development of Chassis Joints, Fixings and Component Interfaces in support of the Special Vehicle Operations Cycle Plan.


Working closely with the CAE, CAD team and Component Delivery team you will demonstrate the capacity and capability of the Chassis bolted joints and interfaces using CAE based bolted joint tools and hand calculations.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • Analysis and development of Chassis Joints, Fixings and Component Interfaces
  • Ensuring Designs meet the defined strength and durability standards
  • Supporting Bench Testing of Bolted Joints and Interfaces including Validation of suitable Torque specifications and achieved clamp loads
  • Support Pre and Post Test Inspection of Engineering Test Vehicles and review of Torque Check results
  • Provide prototype and production vehicle build with Chassis Fixings Support
  • Support the development of our tools, techniques, requirements and standards to keep Jaguar Land Rover in an industry-leading position for our threaded joint technologies.




You will be capable of delivering high-quality analysis through the use of robust input data, appropriate modelling, analysis and post-processing methods.


We are looking for an individual, who works independently, are results-driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver in a demanding environment.


You will possess industry experience in reporting analysis results clearly and providing feedback and conclusions to component Lead Engineers in a timely, efficient manner.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience




  • Experience using CAE tools for the design and analysis of bolted joints
  • Previous experience and background in solving complex technical issues and challenges
  • Experience of using CAE to meet defined performance and robustness targets
  • Knowledge of material properties, material selection and manufacturing processes
  • Proven ability to understand, interpret and communicate Analysis results 




  • Previous experience within product engineering delivery departments
  • Experience in the following software packages; BOLTCALC, Catia (v5/V6), Abaqus CAE, Hyperworks
  • Knowledge of automotive vehicle testing
  • Knowledge of automotive chassis component rig testing
  • Coding/Scripting experience
  • Hands-on experience in manufacturing




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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