POSTING END DATE:13/08/2018
LOCATION: Fen End, Warwickshire
ADVERTISED SALARY: 30,000 - 40,000
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.
WHAT TO EXPECT
The Special Operations (SO) Departmental vision is to significantly increase model line profits with the rapid provision of personalised features. Key strategic elements include pushing the boundaries of the Brands to create Niche “Halo” sports and luxury products amplifying brand attributes, enhance premium customer experience through vehicle personalisation and exclusivity, and provide bespoke builds.
As an Accessory Project Engineer you’ll support objectives to develop new products from concept to launch. You’ll lead aspects and co-ordinate the design and development of SO Vehicle Personalisation (VP) Trim Accessory components from initial concept design through to Job 1 implementation. This will include liaison with CAD engineers, supplier interaction, design reviews and on-plant support.
You’ll assist the Interior Trim Team manager and the Platform Leader with all aspects of programme activities from concept feasibility, product design, Bill of Materials (BOM) set up, Worldwide Engineering Release System (WERS) release and also set targets and standards for new features. Additionally you’ll liaise with Engineers in other Jaguar Land Rover engineering teams to ensure robust engineering electrical solutions and support pre programme start feasibility work as required.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
Familiar with trim development, fabric and plastic and knowledge of trim engineering, testing and processes you’ll ideally have knowledge of CAD systems (eg CATIA V5) and JLR engineering release and change management systems.
You’ll have experience of problem solving tools e.g. 6 panel, PPS (8D), FMEA, Robustness, etc. – and the ability to lead problem resolution initiatives. A good level of computer literacy and proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and Google applications is essential as is a full UK Driving License.
JLR considers that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list. Therefore, JLR will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the UK.
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, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. 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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