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REQ ID: 89182
JOB TITLE: Prototype Manufacturing Engineer
SALARY: £33,100 - £40,000
POSTING END DATE: 27/05/2022
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.





This role is within Powertrain Test Operations (PTTO), part of Engineering Operations (EO).

The Prototype Manufacturing Engineering (PME) Team is the key team that delivers the production lines and capability to PTTO to enable building of prototype BEV commodities, powering the vehicles of the future.

This role will be directly influencing the Quality of the products that are delivered into our customers hands.

As we progress the technology within our vehicles, its vital that the prototypes we produce are to specification and quality. This delivers the invaluable data to the engineering teams enabling us to produce the incredible products we aspire to deliver to our customers.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Set and apply in conjunction with Lead Engineer and LL6 their objectives via Policy Deployment, Performance Review process and Competency Assessment.
  • Create and maintain the Bill of Sequence and Bill of Process (BoS/BoP) documents for commodity, in accordance with Manufacturing Engineering (ME), including for the In-Process Test
  • Provision of technical support to the team in order to meet and exceed output targets. Including provision of Plans, Information, Material, Instruction and Parts.
  • Create and maintain Process FMEA analysis and associated control and quality plans for Build;
  • Identify and implement in-process and End of Line (EOL) testing and quality checks to ensure safe delivery of prototypes to the agreed quality on time
  • Draft and validate specifications of machines, test equipment and test tooling to meet engineering requirements for Build, Build In-Process Test and End of Line Test
  • Review Build Facilities (including location) and design floor layout based on facilities and equipment requirements and specifications
  • Is responsible for owning the Timing plan and commissioning and acceptance/trials plan
  • Report weekly on operational readiness for Build, In-Process Test and EOL test capabilities for each upcoming
  • Programme phase, including changes to Programmes at an appropriate frequency
  • Review requirements from Powertrain Engineering and Manufacturing teams to develop the most efficient and
  • effective Pilot Line, that would support both types of requirements and be an intelligent compromise between design flexibility and manufacturing validation
  • Raise orders to procure Build and Test capability from Engineering Statement of Work to PO
  • Work with suppliers and ensure safe delivery of orders on time and to the agreed quality
  • Hand over all the necessary documents, equipment, tooling and training to the Build Operations and Build Engineering team when Final Acceptance is complete
  • Ensure H&S measures are integrated in the solutions delivered to JLR and the Build teams in coordination with the H&S Team and H&S regulations
  • Maintain department records for audit purposes
  • Mentoring and Training of those in Early Careers and Training as appropriate.
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time.




  • A Level 4 qualification in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related discipline
  • Functional Skills Level 2 or equivalent in English, Maths and Science  · Clear and confident communicator both orally and in writing 
  • Proactive attitude and willingness to learn new systems and processes  · Ability to accurately and concisely present complex technical ideas or project issues to a diverse audience
  • Ability to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style
  • Computer literate, including Microsoft Office and Excel competency to produce plans, reports, presentations, graphs, processes and SPL documents 
  • Ability to mentor and train others



  • A Level 6 qualification in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • Proven experience in a build process environment
  • Technical expertise and experience of build or manufacturing facilities
  • Technical expertise and experience of EDU, Stator and Rotor technology
  • Experience of delivering both operational, transactional Facilities management solutions
  • Experience with IATF 16949 or ISO 9001 standards and requirements




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.


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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