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Lead Engineer - Suspension Systems

Jaguar Land Rover
£43000 to £53000 per year
Closing date
28 Nov 2022

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What to expect

The purpose of this role is to execute and coordinate the design, development, testing and introduction of suspension mechatronic systems and components, such as active anti-roll and active suspension systems, for use on Jaguar and Land Rover vehicle lines. The role requires the individual to deliver commodity plans to quality, cost, attribute and time targets and lead on the technical content and integrity of specific components and systems across specific projects.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

* Lead the engineering design activities for agreed systems and components
* Lead the negotiation and agreement of targets for the component/system and ensure all programme deliverables are tracked, monitored, delivered and reported accurately and on time at each gateway and organise and lead appropriate interim review events
* Act as primary point of contact for commodity suppliers
* Develop and deliver commodity plans to quality, cost, attribute and time targets
* Responsible for engineering release and managing engineering design data using JLR systems
* Own and deliver the Engineering elements of Advanced Product Quality Planning deliverables
* Manage Change Request, expenditure forecasting and the relevant supplier teams in support of delivery of programme milestones and pre-programme engineering.
* Coordinate internal system rig and vehicle test plans in support of system/component Design Verification and Production Verification
* Resolve issues with component engineering and vehicle attribute teams to develop designs that meet attribute targets
* Ensure all appropriate JLR standards are met through-out design maturation
* Provide input into new feature development
* Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested

What you'll need

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

* Previous experience of managing resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment
* A good working knowledge of product creation & delivery, change control, product definition and change management processes
* A working knowledge of the systems and/or components to which this role covers
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong influencing and engagement skills
* Degree qualified or equivalent experience preferred

* Previous experience within engineering or programme planning departments
* Working knowledge of Vehicle Dynamics theory
* Experience of mechatronic systems


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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