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REQ ID: 62261
JOB TITLE: Lead Engineer
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 28/09/2021


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.




The opportunity is within the Body Closures –Door Systems team within Body Engineering. Reporting to the departmental Group Leader with matrix reporting to the Programme Module Leader. You will lead the engineering design, technical development, and delivery of the Door closures system- Full delivery responsibility for one or more of the following commodities: Door finishers, Body Finishers, Dynamic sealing, Moving Glass, Fixed Glass, window regulators, Structural/Non Structural Plastics, for Jaguar and Land Rover new or On-going Program Development (OPD) programmes through to Launch at the Manufacturing plant achieving Supplier Parts Submission Warrant (PSW) in line with programme timing ensuring integrity of the door and vehicle systems across specific programmes.




You will be responsible for delivery of the commodity plan to quality, cost and time, including maintaining the Worldwide Engineering Release System. You will own and deliver the Engineering Advanced Product Quality Planning deliverables. You will be accountable for managing Change Request, expenditure forecasting and the relevant supplier teams in support of delivery of the programme milestones. You will also manage design verification test plans, including detailed planning of test and development stages through to sign off and support Engineering test teams with rectification of issues. You will be responsible for resolving compatibility with A-surfaces for technical feasibility, surrounding component packaging and vehicle attribute teams to develop designs that meet vehicle targets. You will ensure all appropriate Jaguar Landrover standards are met through-out design maturation and provide input into new feature development.





You’ll have previous experience of leading the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment. A good working knowledge of product creation & delivery, change control, product definition and change management processes. Knowledge of automotive closure systems, Glass, plastics, rubbers, composites or BIW. You’ll be able to create 2D sections and 3D geometry using Catia V5/V6/TCE/Digibuck. You’ll have awareness of GD&T application and experience in kinematic systems. A Driving Licence will also be required for this role.

Ideally you will also have:

  • Systems Engineering knowledge
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with influencing and engagement skills.
  • Previous experience within automotive engineering or test planning departments.



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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