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Lead Engineer CAE

Jaguar Land Rover
£42000 to £52000 per year
Closing date
28 Sep 2022

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We are looking for Senior Leaders in Virtual Engineering to join us and lead vehicle or system programmes studies with concept simulation, modelling expertise and tools from early concept phases thru to test validation support.

Working as part of a team of simulation engineers and leaders, this role will provide engineering support to on-going design development.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

* Manage the development of Automotive Components/Systems using engineering knowledge and experience combined with Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) techniques, to meet Safety and/or NVH performance targets
Run CAE analysis, summarise results and feedback conclusions to the component Lead Engineers in an efficient manner.Able to work effectively with design teams to develop and optimise solutions considering multi-attributes within defined deadlines and time constraintsHave some product knowledge and awareness of potential design constraints (packaging, manufacturing etc.) and ensure due consideration is given in developing solutionsCoordinate and lead projects and teams including the feedback of results as required through design / project reviews * Support and present at design reviews with key stakeholders: COC component design teams, PAT teams, packaging teams
* Work with the Subject Matter Experts (SME's) to ensure project documentation for each project is managed and maintained
* Liaise with all internal customers of our business as well as offshore operations where necessary
Support the continual development of tools and techniques which enhance capability, improve quality and robustness of Virtual modelsMentor and train Junior team members and graduatesUndertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested


Knowledge and experience

Working knowledge and experience of CAE methodologiesPrevious experience and background in solving complex technical ideas and challengesPrevious experience of Safety and/or NVH component/system level development using CAE to meet defined performance targetsPrevious experience of delivering engineering or analytical projectsCompetent in the use of explicit and/or implicit software and associated pre and post processing packagesOptistruct and/or LS-Dyna/OasysHyperworksMS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint.)
Project and people management skills.Experience in proposing product modifications to improve designsRelevant degree or equivalent experience preferred
Experience in working practices relating to CAE methods and processesCompetent in the use of:Catia v6 (mainly for CAD part viewing and interrogation)Experience of working within Agile procedures and guidelines


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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