Lead Engineer - Suspension System

Jaguar Land Rover
£42000 to £52000 per year
Closing date
17 Aug 2022

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Automotive, Systems
Automotive Industry
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Job description:


This role is within the Suspension Function Group System Performance Team. The role will focus on delivering data from tests in support of design release activity or technology advancement in the form of post-processed reports.

The main activities are;

* Lead the testing requirements for delivery of Vehicle Programmes
* Liase with Prototype build on test properties
* Liase with Vehicles Ops during testing
* Develop & maintain a detailed Specification Tracker of components on test
* Post process data from test rigs and populate in Target Catalogue
* Publish and Approve reports for Project Milestone Status Reporting
* Liase with component owners to ensure correct components are on test
* Liase with test teams and component owners if new/updated parts are required for test
* Give technical and operational management support to a small team of engineers
* Ensure a Continuous Improvement process in in place

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

* Accountable for ensuring all Suspension Function Group testing is planned & Completed and resultant Data is Post Processed for use by the System and Component Teams
* Ensure test facility and/or test parts to enable effective and timely data delivery
* To collate, manipulate and interpret data which will be used to inform engineering decisions
* To plan, coordinate and control the activities of a small team in order to achieve objectives
* Ensure Processes adherence to Product Creation Development System (PCDS) deliverables.
* Manage technical issues and escalate where appropriate.
* Apply continuous improvement methodology to process development
* Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested


Knowledge and experience

* Experienced with data acquisition and control systems.
* Very Good technical knowledge of Suspension Systems and Components and their effect on Vehicle performance
* Data analysis and reporting of test data.
* Natural problem-solver with structured approach to problem solving in a technical environment.
* The ability to validate, prepare and read engineering documents.
* Computer literate, including Microsoft Office competency to produce plans, presentations, graphs, process and Single Point Lesson (SPL) documents.
* A full UK driving license with less than 6 penalty points, no disqualification, 2 years accident free record

* Technical expertise and experience of test facility and test part preparation
* Six Sigma, Black Belt and Green Belt Training and certification.
* Proficient in the use and application of a programming / scripting language (C/C++, python, Java, or similar)
* Educated to Degree level in a Systems, Mechanical, Electrical/Electronic or related field.


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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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