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REQ ID: 83117
JOB TITLE: Lead Engineer
LOCATION: Budapest


We’re re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.




Body Engineering is one of the largest departments within Jaguar Land Rover. With an increasingly demanding premium customer and rapidly changing technologies and materials, Body Engineering has to stay at the forefront of vehicle innovation and research. 


For these reasons there is considerable depth and strength in the department, which in turn offers people joining us some excellent development opportunities and the ability to contribute to a winning enthusiastic team. 

The Body Engineering team are one of the most experienced groups of their type in the UK and have the knowledge and talent to hold their own against the best Body Engineers around the World.
The opportunity is to be part of the fast growing In-House Product design team that will deliver  the next generation of vehicles, using re-purposed and brand-new technology and techniques. You will be creating the future of mobility and automotive for years to come.


Body, Interiors and Exteriors creates Vehicle Body engineering solutions which meet or exceeds our customers’ expectations and requirements at the best value.

Body Structures are responsible for the design and development of the Body less doors, which includes pressings, castings, extrusions and body sealing media for all JLR models.  It also manages the component and proto-type supplier base to ensure timing & project control is maintained.


The department is responsible for developing designs from concept through to production. Our deliverables are released 3D CAD models which demonstrate robustness via FMEAs, FDJ Tracker, DVP's, APQP and ultimately PSW approved parts and meets each programme attribute objectives.



•    Engineering knowledge of Body Structures/BIW design, function, performance, production and manufacturing requirements

•    Catia V5 and 3D Experience (V6) fluency
•    Creation of Concept CAD geometry from initial sections and surface data
•    Integration of CAD concepts into JLR standard AVA (parametric) model templates
•    Ensure data is up to date and reflects the required levels of maturity at any given point in time, ensuring efficient delivery and update of all AIMS issues assigned to them

•    Able to lead a small team of Engineers to deliver to programme gateways
•    Liaison with other areas within Body Engineering, other affected functional areas, suppliers and programme teams, to ensure system compatibility issues are resolved in a timely manner
•    Proven project timeline management, with the ability to multitask

•    Degree in Engineering or comparable qualification or sufficient experience 
•    Excellent interpersonal skills, with strong engagement and presentation skills at all levels
•    Fluency in English



•    A passion for the automotive industry and the potential of automotive technology 
•    Successful history as a BIW CAD Designer/Engineer in the automotive sector
•    Releasing experience and knowledge of JLR release and change management systems 

•    Experience of problem solving tools e.g. 6 panel, PPS (8D), FMEA, Robustness, etc. 

•    Join us for the next level of your career and help developing solutions that shape the future of cars
•    Be part of an international, inclusive and open-minded team where you have actual influence on the processes
•    See the product you’re working on come to life from testing all the way to production
•    Work flexibly with high percentage of home office or from our award-winning office
•    We honor your work with a competitive salary and performance related bonus scheme
•    Benefit from our health and life insurance and cafeteria package
•    Embrace our culture through various company programs such as charity events or our regular board game club


At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


Find out what to expect at each stage of the process along with some hints and tips.


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We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training

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