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Lead Engineer Structural Design

Jaguar Land Rover
Closing date
14 Aug 2022

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The purpose of this role is to lead CAD geometric development and optimisation of new platform ‘Primary Structure' concepts: your vision and engineering designs will become future platform strategy. You will also represent the Structural Integration department in various cross-functional engineering forums: a high exposure, highly influential and rewarding role

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

* To lead and influence the design of new platform vehicle structure concepts, and demonstrate entitlement to meet all relevant structural performance targets and standards
* Build, maintain and manage relationships with delivery Technical Areas and senior stakeholders
* Be cognisant of automotive structures relevant to emerging technologies
* To assist in the training and development of departmental graduates and apprentices as required
* Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested


Knowledge, Skills and experience

* Significant (multiple) complete vehicle lifecycle experience - ideally concept through production
* Significant vehicle structure design in a cross-function role
* Significant experience and exposure to vehicle structural requirements: safety, NVH, durability loadcases
* Understanding of mechanical engineering first principals, including appropriate material, process and joining selections
* Proven ability to manage stakeholders and communicate at working level forums.
* A drive for process improvement, especially with respect to increasing efficiency & robustness
* Experience of concept generation and cross functionality problem resolution
* Strong time management skills with self-guided prioritisation
* Strong IT skills with significant experience of using virtual engineering tools
* Technical and practical knowledge of Body-Chassis Engineering commodities
* Previous programme delivery experience, with strong influencing and engagement skills

* Experience of solving complex technical issues using Six Sigma and/or Global 8D methodologies
* Engineering Degree in a Mechanical Engineering or related discipline preferred
* Experience in CATIA toolset including AVA methodology


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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