POSTING END DATE: 14/12/2018 - Jaguar Land Rover reserve the right to move the closing date according to the number of applications received.
Our award-winning graduate and apprentice programmes have been designed to be just as inspiring as the next generation of vehicles you’ll help produce. In fact, we’ve designed our early careers programmes for you to shape the future with us. With opportunities right across our business, you’ll use your creativity to bring new ideas to life, develop specialist, commercial and project skills and push the boundaries of your potential.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Before any idea can become reality, our Studio Modelling team comprising of the Visualisation & Animation team and the Digital & Clay Modelling teams work with the Model Operations team to transform 2D visions and concepts into photo realistic stills or animations and feasible 3D properties.
As part of the Digital Modelling or Visualisation & Animation teams you’ll use your design awareness to create digital properties from design sketches or data and help create the solutions to specific or unique design problems. Whilst those who join our Clay Modelling team will need good aesthetic judgement to develop 3D shapes for both our interior and exterior design clay properties.
As part of the Model Operations team you’ll take the Studio Modelling early design or production ready, data and using your design and engineering awareness, along with the CAD/CAM, 5 Axis, Rapid Prototype and Paint & Trim teams; develop and build full size world-class physical properties to support the design process.
Whichever team you join, you’ll experience on-going support and opportunities to develop further skills and qualifications as one of the team who are shaping the next generation of scintillating vehicles.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
Excellence runs throughout our entire business and we would expect you to be the same. So as well as being on track to achieve a degree in Design at 2:2 level or higher, you’ll need a clear understanding of practical automotive design, engineering and model development.
To join our Digital Modelling team you’ll also need awareness of software tools and programmes and excellent 3D spatial evaluation skills, and to join the Clay Modelling or Model Operations team we will need to see some evidence of your physical modelling skills.
Please be aware that our undergraduate placement opportunities are only open to penultimate year students working towards a degree in Design (i.e. students who will be returning to their final year of study following their placement with us); or returning to university to study a Masters in Design.
This placement will commence 08 April 2019 and finish in October 2019 and you’ll need to be able to commit to the full duration of the six month placement.
Bring all this to the home of the world’s most iconic automotive brands, and we’ll make sure your hard work and contribution during your undergraduate placement is recognised and rewarded.
During your six month Industrial Placement you’ll receive a competitive salary and holiday allowance. All this and more makes us the perfect place for ambitious undergraduates to start their journey.
Whatever your role, you’ll discover our dedication to developing excellence runs throughout the business. Your innovation and creativity will be challenged every day, as you develop a rigorous and commercially focused approach to your work.
And with ongoing support from industry-leading experts, you’ll quickly realise the schemes have been designed to be just as inspiring as the pioneering vehicles you’ll help produce.
DURATION – six months (April start)
REWARDS AND BENEFITS
Whichever path you follow, your hard work and contribution deserves recognition. So as well as ongoing support and learning opportunities, you’ll receive a competitive salary. This will be around £300 per week, or £15,600 p.a.
For those on a 6 month placements, a generous holiday allowance will also be yours, as will many other benefits. With on-site facilities like gyms and sports hall, plus regular social events, you’ll have plenty of chances to make friends and have fun too.
Jaguar Land Rover will not support any applications for visa sponsorship for this role and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the UK.
Jaguar Land Rover are a multisite business, our opportunities could be based at any of our UK sites.
On making your application, please use your personal email address and NOT a University address.
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