Lead Engineer Closures - Lids

Jaguar Land Rover
£33500 to £40000 per year
Closing date
9 Aug 2022

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This role is within the Lids department within Body Engineering reporting to a vehicle program module leader. The role will support the delivery of new and existing vehicle programs, working to integrate and deliver lids mechanisms components, including locks & latches, struts & spindle drives, hands-free tailgate and electronic modules all utilised to secure and operate the bonnet and tailgate of our vehicles.

You will focus on leading the Engineering Design, Development and Delivery of Lids related components for Jaguar and Land Rover product delivery teams specifically the integration of the mechatronics component into the wider lids commodity. Supported by the core engineering team you will help to shape the future vehicles through developing solutions through implementation of component strategies, commodity requirements, and Bill of Designs (BoD). Working within multi-disciplinary teams to support the delivery of components including physical and software, sourcing and delivery of components for vehicle programs meeting all defined targets on cost, quality and time.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

* Work on the delivery of the Module targets
* Work within a multi-disciplinary team to evaluate module concepts, features and alternatives and develop production drawings
* Work within a cross-functional team to support delivery, through the engineering, sourcing and delivery of components for vehicle programs on time, quality and cost
* Assist with the development of operational targets created in the strategy phase to ensure they can be delivered robustly
* Build, maintain and manage relationships with internal and external suppliers and stakeholders
* Support the development of Module component costs, investment, vendor tooling and design and development
* Support the development and delivery the test plan
* Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested


Knowledge and experience

* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with influencing and engagement skills.
* High level of drive and self-motivation, personal organisation and ability to see the critical path.
* A good working knowledge of product creation & delivery, change control, product definition and change management processes.
* Degree or relevant equivalent experience preferred.
* Project management
* Coordination of multifunctional teams
* Comprehensive MS office (excel)

* Experience of delivery of modules including physical and software engineering, sourcing and delivery of components for vehicle programs
* Experience of delivering and developing technical products in Manufacturing
* Experience in the delivering technical products including physical and software engineering
* Ability to manipulate/visualise CAD geometry in CATIA V5, CATIA V6, Teamcenter, Digibuck and Enovia
* Previous experience of leading the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment
* Experience of Software Delivery
* Experience with CAN toolsets such as Vector and CANope
* Driving Licence


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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