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REQ ID: 112707
JOB TITLE: CAD Automation Engineer
SALARY: £35,000 - £43,000
POSTING END DATE: 07/06/2023
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.




The Role is to support the development and delivery of CAD Automation Toolsets within a team of multiskilled Agile developers. The Developer is an integral part of the Agile SCRUM team and needs to be adaptable to ensure the best solutions are planned, designed, delivered and embedded. This role will include toolset creation, architecture design, customer liaison, customer coaching and project delivery (through SCRUM). This will include some exposure to coaching and supporting Engineers with capability uplift and supporting both CAD and non-CAD engineers in creating and using Automation toolsets. Whilst providing a highly creative and open mindset to identify and challenge current convention in the quest for increased levels of efficiency, quality and compatibility in every stage of geometrical development. 


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • Develop automated solutions to meet customer demand
    Creatively architect and create automated CAD toolsets to accomplish the work set forth by the product owner whilst exploring and promoting the possibilities and advantages of utilising CAD and/or CAE automation for improved efficiency, quality and compatibility with a technically curious and open mind.
  • Collaborate to deliver
    Proactively organise and plan how to accomplish work, at an agreed upon level of quality, effectively with other developers to accomplish the sprint goal, checking in with each other frequently to inspect and adapt approach in pursuit of the optimum solution.
  • Toolset Quality
    Take responsibility for the quality of the toolsets and solutions produced and continuously ensure sympathetic integration with elements produced by others.
  • In tune with customer needs
    Interact with customers as necessary to clarify requirement and embed solutions for maximised benefit.
  • Task Management
    Take responsibility for estimating, planning and managing all of his/her own tasks and reporting on progress in line with Agile SCRUM methodologies.
  • Maintain and mature our Agile environment
    Collaborate frequently and closely with all other members of the development team to nurture a proactive, caring development environment and a team that is able to naturally take shared responsibility for the overall efforts they have committed to. Mentor customers and over developers in the technical and behavioural skills required to create and implement Automation toolsets.






  • 3D geometrical interpretation and visualisation in CAD
  • Good capability in using Virtual Engineering tools CATIA V5 and CATIA V6
  • Evidence of structured logical problem solving, ideally in the 3D, CAE or Code environment.
  • An interest in Automation and desire to learn more
  • Ability to clearly communicate thoughts and ideas in simplified visual form.
  • Experience delivering projects as part of a team
  • Very good experience in Microsoft Office software.
  • Good general PC skills



  • Coding capability awareness (EKL, VB, Python, C#, Etc.)
  • Demonstrate appropriate application of parametric models and networks
  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience in product development preferred



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.


This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 


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.


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