Seat Comfort Lead Engineer

Jaguar Land Rover
Bermuda Park
£36,000 per annum
01 Sep 2017
28 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

ADVERTISED SALARY: £36,000-£46,000


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.

Seat comfort is an area of increasing importance within the premium automotive sector. A new approach to seat comfort needs developing which is more data driven, has better links to external data, maximises the use of predictive tools and looks forward to evaluate/adopt the best new technologies. Join us and be part of this new era.

As Lead Engineer on seat comfort you will be supporting the projects right through from beginning to very end of the development process, while supporting the delivery team you will develop the tools, the techniques and the corporate knowledge through benchmarking, Bill of design creation and strong partnership with suppliers and internal stakeholders.

You will team with 3 other engineers already in place, as well as CAD resources and a CAE SME, all dedicated to deliver world class comfort.


With a passion for the automotive industry, you have experience within engineering or programme departments in seating or comfort within automotive, aerospace, rail or another relevant industry. You'll be an excellent communicator able to discuss technical information with a variety of stakeholders. You'll have the skills to review CAD data and if you have some anthropometry or Human Factors experience this would be beneficial.


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.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

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