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STA Graduate 

Grade C, local Nitra

Salary:  From 1600 eur monthly, after 9 months salary increase by 13% from current salary, after next 9 months increase by 17% from current salary 0-15% yearly bonus, other benefits according JLR rules



The Supplier Technical Assistance (STA) team is responsible for supplier quality throughout our vehicle portfolio, interacting with every part that goes into our vehicles, ensuring we deliver excellence. As a graduate you’ll have the opportunity to be involved in almost every aspect of one of our vehicles’ life cycle.


Programme: Twenty-two months split into four placements, which are: Manufacturing , STA SPQ, STA Senior Engineer, STA New Model Launch/Supplier Management. First 6-9 months working on 2 shifts.


Part of the program will be an orientation program in the UK, where there will be an opportunity to meet colleagues from all over the world included in the same program. During the orientation program, there will be an opportunity to get to know and try out JLR products and get to know more about our company

After the orientation, in addition to your work at STA, you will continue in an online study (in English) that will prepare you for your career growth at JLR

Part of this development program is also participation and cooperation with a top educational institution in the UK. It is a 2-day program in which you will participate a total of 4 times (approx. 1 time per quarter).

Upon completion of the scheme you will have a possibility join the STA team as an engineer.



There are many stakeholders including our suppliers who collaborate to create our products, and you’ll be able to gain exposure to many of these through structured placements. During your placements, you’ll have the opportunity to gain a wide variety of experiences, including: 

•    Managing the quality, development and implementation of new and existing components from our supply base. 
•    Developing your problem-solving skills through part quality concerns, from new vehicle introduction through to warranty support on our vehicles. 
•    Assessing of processes and design feasibility to suit manufacturing requirements.  •    Analysing timing plans for component and facility delivery, as part of cross-functional teams. 
•    Having genuine responsibility in supporting supplier selection and management. 
•    Applying Lean Manufacturing and Design principles in suppliers’ facilities. 
•    Determining process capability of equipment, including Dimensional Management applications. 
•    Manufacturing assessments and diagnostics of new and existing supplier manufacturing facilities, including within European locations. 
•    Building and maintaining relationships with key contacts within the supply base and the Jaguar Land Rover community.



Excellence runs throughout our entire business. We expect you to be the same. You should be currently studying for, or have achieved, a degree in Engineering, Materials Science, Manufacturing, any STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths). 


You’ll be a person who doesn’t shy away and grasps opportunity firmly with both hands, and can demonstrate leadership experience and responsibility in managing projects, this will make you the perfect fit. If you have technical experience or exposure to the engineering industry through a past placement, or an ongoing interest in the automotive industry, then this may also support your application. 


We are looking for graduates with strong communication skills, who can present confidently whilst being eager to learn. Organisation, time-keeping and self-motivation are also attributes you must possess, and we’ll also need you to have a full driving license for commuting between sites and suppliers.  



•    An individual who is results driven, demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment. 
•    An individual with the ability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with longer term planning
•    An individual who is resilient, energetic and enthusiastic, able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to challenging new ideas and inputs  •    An individual who is able to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style
•    A good communicator who can communicate complex ideas
•    A effective team player, actively leads, develops and supports team members


At JLR 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.


Find out what to expect at each stage of the process along with some hints and tips.


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We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training

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