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Materials Engineer

Jaguar Land Rover
£33500 to £40000 per year
Closing date
19 May 2022

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Automation, Automotive
Automotive Industry
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Job description:

What to expect

Materials Engineering and Product Sustainability are a multi-discipline department providing a specialist technical leadership and consultancy service to the whole business. Teams within the department comprise Materials Engineering, Product Sustainability, CAE Core Structural Mechanics, Fastener Engineering, Perceived Quality-Materials and Materials Characterisation.

Working within the Core Materials Engineering Metals Team with responsibility for metallic materials with an emphasis on laboratory metallurgical analysis of sheet steel, aluminium, cast extruded and forged materials

The engineer will support all aspects of the materials engineering metallurgy section, including investigation of quality technical issues materials characterisation, validation and analysis.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

* Support all aspects relating to material characterisation, validation & approval for new programmes
* Contribute to laboratory failure investigation projects and test requests
* Provide a materials technical consultancy service for all commodity teams
* Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested

What you'll need

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


* Degree qualified or equivalent experience preferred
* Experience in laboratory failure investigation tools, techniques and practices
* Technical knowledge/experience of metallic materials and technologies
* Experience of a materials related technical role within a recognised industry equivalent to automotive
* Experience in working in cross functional teams in a materials engineering capacity
* An ability to analyse problems / generate solutions and achieve results, making effective use of all resources available within the company and supplier base.
* Excellent organisational, communication and project management skills.
* A motivated self-starter capable of taking decisions with minimal need for guidance and initiating/leading process improvement projects.
* Project and people management skills.


Working knowledge of 6-Sigma tools and techniques (particularly process development and statistical methods)Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong influencing and engagement skills


Innovative. Trusted. Pioneering. These three qualities have always summed up Jaguar Land Rover. They have been encapsulated within the performance, luxury and excellence of all our products. They are what every person working for us lives and breathes.

We have been automotive industry pioneers for more than six decades. Jaguar debuted in 1935. Land Rover made its celebrated entrance in 1948.

From then until now, we have been at the forefront of technical innovation in all areas of vehicle development. Through our revolutionary technologies, performance and craftsmanship, we have pushed the boundaries of what the industry considers possible over and over again. Our efforts have led to some of the most iconic nameplates ever to grace the road.

With an ever-evolving history and exhilarating future, this is the place to drive your pursuit for success. This is where you'll push the boundaries of your potential. This is where you'll put excellence in motion.

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