Body Structures Engineer


Job description

POSTING END DATE: 19/06/2017
ADVERTISED SALARY: £31,500 - £41,500
An ever-evolving heritage. A truly exciting future. Two of the world’s most iconic brands. Jaguar Land Rover is revered across the globe. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, we set the standards others want to follow. We want to keep it that way too. Which is where you join the journey.

LOCATION: Gaydon, Warwickshire


Our Engineering team is one of the most experienced of its type in the UK and has the knowledge and talent to hold its own against the best body engineers anywhere in the world. From iconic body styling to interior detail, from doors and windows to whole cabin systems, everything about our vehicles has to be perfect. This is what customers expect from a luxury brand. This is also what this team makes happen. Join them, and you’ll help us to stay at the forefront of vehicle innovation and research and to build on our position as a highly competitive brand in a highly competitive marketplace.

Body, Interiors, and Exteriors creates Vehicle Body engineering solutions which meet or exceeds our customers’ expectations at the best value. Body Structures is responsible for the design and development of the body-less-doors, which include body pressings, castings, extrusions, and body-sealing media for all Jaguar Land Rover models. It also manages the component and prototype supplier base to ensure timing and project control is maintained. The department is also responsible for developing designs from concept through to production, with the deliverables being released 3D CAD models which demonstrate robustness via FMEAs, FDJ Tracker, DVP's, APQP, and ultimately PSW approved parts and also meet each programme attribute objectives.

Based primarily in GDEC at Gaydon, as the Project Engineer you’ll work alongside the Group Leader and the other project engineers. You’ll report into the Body Structures department with matrix responsibility to the Group Leader and the Module Leader within the projects assigned. 

Please note that there may be a need to work at other Jaguar Land Rover sites.


With a degree in engineering or possessing a comparable qualification, you’ll be experienced in automotive BiW design, stampings, and body construction. As well as strong knowledge of CATIA V5/V6 and data analysis using MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, you’ll possess good communication and presentation skills, which you’ll utilise when influencing and engaging at all levels. Also a team player, you’ll be self-motivated to deliver good-quality products while bringing others along.


Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan, and a performance-related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

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