Lead Engineer - Seats

Jaguar Land Rover
Bermuda Park
£36,500 per annum
01 Sep 2017
24 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Gaydon, Warwickshire

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.


This 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. It is what customers expect from a luxury brand. It's 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.

In this role you will work with purchasing to develop and deliver commodity business plans. As Lead Engineer you will be responsible for determining front seat frames and head restraints strategy - supporting delivery from concept, to production, and validation sign off. This is a great opportunity for you to work closely with world class suppliers to develop the commodity business plan creation, an effective design process and lead developments until component sign off.


Degree educated and with a passion for the automotive industry, you already have great communication skills and previous CATIA experience. To succeed in this role you'll need to have experience working within a complex project environment, and whilst an automotive background would be ideal, you may have some experience in aerospace or other industries. In addition, you would benefit from prior FMEA experience or having been previously responsible for delivery a commodity.


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 performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

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