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Lead Materials Engineer

Jaguar Land Rover
£42000 to £52000 per year
Closing date
27 Jun 2022

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Automotive, Materials
Automotive Industry
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Job description:

What to expect

This role will focus on the future development and management of textiles and fibre based materials.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

* Lead projects that develop the next generation of textiles for application throughout the cabin.
* Manage nominated textile and fibre materials to PSW.
* Provide support to STA and Engineering for any manufacturing, warranty, and customer complaints associated with textiles and fibre based materials.
* Identify opportunities for JLR to collaborate with other industries / academia in the area of textile development
* Provide technical expertise in textile and fibre manufacture, application and problem solving.
* Keep up with current and developing engineering trends with a particular focus on achieving Net Zero Carbon.
* Contribute to continuous improvement activities
* Support Design, Engineering, Purchasing and Program colleagues through knowledge sharing and a mentoring approach.
* 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

* Significant experience and knowledge in the field of yarn, fibre and textile manufacture
* Significant experience of working in an engineering or automotive environment and have built up a broad understanding of many elements of working in this sector
* Significant knowledge of engineering planning and delivery processes
* Proven ability to lead a resolution of the key technical issues within a team environment

* Ability to effectively explain complex ideas, confidently presenting these to stakeholders at all levels and functions
* Experience of textile performance testing
* Experience in research, development and application of textiles
* Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred
* Knowledge in the field of carpet and other fibre manufacturing.


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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