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REQ ID: 113689
JOB TITLE: Pre-PS Seating Engineer
SALARY: £43,000 - £53,000
POSTING END DATE: 17/04/2023
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.




This new 'up-front' role is an excting opportunity to join Jaguar Land Rover. The main responsibility of this role will be defining and communicating to the wider business the technical seating assumptions for the new Jaguar Land Rover programmes. You will be part of a small team focussed on delivering the seating project requirements for the Kick Off & Product Development gateways. This team are currently transitioning into the Agile frameworks and shifting left to firm up assumptions earlier. The team will typically start their work on a new programme 2 Quarterly Business Reviews (6 months) before Kick Off, then hand over a full compatible set of assumptions at Product Development. The team are just about to begin work on a new programme so it is a great time to join.

Whilst the main responsibility of this role will be defining and communicating to the wider business the technical seating assumptions for the new Jaguar Land Rover programmes, the role's overview is quite broad. You will be covering strategic work, programme planning work, documentation and CAD delivery. You will be responsible for all technical aspects of seating definition for your specific programme, plus cost, weight and attribute definition. The work will be both CAD and non-CAD based, we are therefore looking for someone who is happy to do both the 'hands on' and admin reponsibilites of the position that come with a role such as this. We are also looking for someone to join the team who can think beyond the task infront of them in terms of seeing the bigger picture of the work that is being done and what would be best for the overall project as opposed to the specific piece of work that is being done at any given time. 





•    Significant automotive engineering experience in complex commodities

•    Seating experience

•    Bill of Material experience
•    ‘Hands-on’ component (or equivalent) design experience using Catia
•    Experience of CAD tools, Catia (V6 & Enovia 3DX)
•    CAD releasing experience



•    Excellent communication skills both verbally & written

•    PC tools Excel, Powerpoint

•    Strong technical ability

•    Degree in relevant subject area 





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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