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CAD / AVA Engineer - Cabin Systems

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

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Body Engineering is one of the larger teams within the Jaguar Land Rover Product Development organisation. The department has complete responsibility for the design and development of all Jaguar and Land Rover Interior and Exterior systems from concept design through to volume production. With an increasing emphasis on virtual development techniques the department utilises advanced CAD and CAE to support the product development process.

This position presents an exciting opportunity to become part of a unique and evolving department, 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 Cabin Systems and Safety Components development

Reporting to the departmental Group Leader and/or Programme Module Leader within the Cabin Systems and Safety Components area the successful candidate will be involved across all elements of Cabin Systems and Safety Components design and development and also play a key part within the Agile Squad organisation - both on-programmes and off-cycle.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

* Lead the concept development and design and development problem resolution for both Core Team and Vehicle Programmes, with the use of virtual engineering tools.
* Challenging functional and cost targets and significant liaison with all internal areas of our business as well as external component and system suppliers.
* Ability to lead vehicle programme geometric and engineering development from concept to Design Release including ‘Make to Print' commodities.
* Support and assist Computer Aided Design (CAD) Engineers and non-Computer Aided Design Engineers in defining the information required to produce robust design models and system / sub-system solutions.
* Ability to both utilise and author Associative Vehicle Architecture (AVA) models and networks to assist in the design and development process.
* Undertake any other work as directed by your line manager and Agile squad members in connection with your job as may be requested.


Knowledge, Skills and experience

* Proficient IT skills with significant experience of using a range of virtual engineering toolsets.
* Skilled experience level with Catia v5/v6 and Teamcenter/Enovia toolsets with evidence of mentoring others.
* Demonstrated knowledge of Cabin Systems and / or Safety Components content - system interactions and packaging demands of related commodities.
* Knowledge of the associated standards and legal requirements with respect to Cabin Systems and / or Safety Components development.
* Previous programme delivery experience, showing influencing and engagement skills and the confidence to lead a design team on a particular issue and effectively communicate your conclusions.
* Experience of early concept design generation and the ability to develop feasible engineering proposal using ‘work-in-progress' design surfaces, engineering sections and other inputs.
* Knowledge and experience of the range of component technologies and design verification processes used within Cabin Systems and Safety Components development.
* A relevant degree or demonstration of equivalent technical experience.

* Experience of applying additional virtual engineering techniques, e.g. simplified CAE analysis within the Catia v5 or v6 toolset or DVA software applications.
* Experience of Manufacturing Bill of Process and associated requirements in particular with respect to Safety Components and Cabin Systems vehicle content.
* A good understanding of related engineering and programme processes such as Design FMEA, Change Management, Engineering Release, RMDV for Design Verification and AIMS


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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