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Lead Engineer - Crash CAE

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

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We are looking for a Lead Engineer to join the Body CAE team, developing new crash CAE techniques, addressing future challenges in vehicle concept design, and finding solutions to ever stricter crash performance requirements.
This role provides the opportunity to have a significant influence on the development of Jaguar Land Rover products and processes.
It will require an enquiring analytical mindset, a solid grasp of engineering principles, and sound CAE skills.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

* Lead the development of tools and techniques that enhance our crash CAE capability
* improve the quality and robustness of crash CAE models
* Guide the development of automotive systems using engineering knowledge and experience, combined with CAE expertise, to meet stringent crash performance targets
* Apply product knowledge and awareness of potential design constraints (packaging, manufacturing etc.) to ensure design solutions are feasible and realistic
* Interact effectively with component design teams and other internal and external stakeholders to develop and optimise solutions considering multiple attributes within defined deadlines and time constraints
Present at reviews with key stakeholders including component design teams, crash attribute teams, vehicle concept teams Mentor and train junior team members and graduates


Knowledge, Skills and experience

Significant experience and background in solving complex technical challengesAn analytical, enquiring mindsetExtensive knowledge and experience of crash or closely related CAE methodologies Experience of component/system level development to meet challenging performance targets Proven ability to interact effectively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholdersRelevant degree or equivalent experience

Knowledge of crash attribute domainExperience in the development of new crash CAE techniquesExperience in the development and testing of relevant safety component systemsCompetent in the use of:DYNACATIA, Python, javascript
Project and people management skills


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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