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CAD Engineer - Exterior Concept

Jaguar Land Rover
£42000 to £52000 per year
Closing date
26 Jun 2022
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What to expect

This position presents an exciting opportunity to become part of a unique and evolving department within Body Engineering, developing advanced feature strategies and leading content delivery across many programs. In this role you will be exposed to a variety of components, systems, suppliers and cross PD functions, playing a key part in driving robustness and quality into the Exterior Trim team.

In addition to delivering Modern Luxury Exterior Design we have also have ever increasing functional demands like pedestrian protection, aerodynamic efficiency, cooling airflow delivery, low speed impacts and quality feel. It is a key technical department within the product creation process, leading the engineering from concept to customer. There are strong links to the Design Studio, Perceived Quality and Vehicle Engineering. Working here, your engineering skills will balance functional demands with retaining JLR Design Leadership that delights and excites customers and set us apart from the competition.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

* Development of product concepts for Exterior Trim components and systems - in collaboration with the cross-functional Exterior Trim Concept Integration Squad
* Timely delivery of 2D & 3D geometry that meets the definition agreed with the squad
* Release of squad-aligned geometry into the vehicle EBoM
* Undertake any other appropriate work as directed by your line manager in connection with your job as may be requested.

Key Interactions

* Exterior Trim Concept Integration Squad - Product Owner, Scrum Master, Developers
* Exterior Trim Functional Senior Manager, Group Leaders, Module Leaders, Subject Matter Experts, Product Engineers, CAD Engineers and CAE Engineers
* Body Concept & Design Integration Architecture Leaders, Project Leaders
* Design Studio team, Design Studio Engineers, Design Feasibility team
* Vehicle Engineering Product Attribute teams (eg. Aerodynamics, NVH, Packaging)

What you'll need

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

* Proficient IT skills with significant experience of using virtual engineering tools
* Highly proficient in complex 3D geometry creation of A-surface products using Catia v6 and Enovia
* Technical and practical knowledge of Automotive Body Engineering commodities
* Be able to demonstrate influencing and engagement skills

* Experience of concept generation and cross functional problem solving
* Knowledge and understanding of specific vehicle components or systems relating to Exterior Trim systems, such as Bumpers, Ornamentation, Active Aero & Underfloor Aero.
* A working knowledge of related engineering and programme processes


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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