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REQ ID: 36006
JOB TITLE: Controls Engineer
SALARY: £32,500 - £42,300
POSTING END DATE: 31/07/2019
LOCATION: Coventry

 

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.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

 

Jaguar Land Rover have a fantastic opportunity for a Controls Engineer to join our new Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering (PTME) department. 

 

As the Controls Engineer you’ll be responsible for developing, updating and implementing control specifications and standards for manufacturing equipment and systems, ensuring integrated IT solutions and machinery safety. This includes mechanical, pneumatic, electrical, programmable logic controller software (PLC’s) and robot programming software development.

 

You’ll work collaboratively with other Manufacturing and Engineering process teams, operations and IT departments, overseeing the overall planning, co-ordination and delivery of Control systems and standards to ensure production ready equipment interfaces. You’ll provide technical expertise to assist with team problem solving activities to accurate identify root cause and corrective actions. 

 

Other key responsibilities to include:

 

•    Maintain Technical Standards, Project Books and specifications for all Manufacturing systems in line with the departments Bill of Process, global standard operating practices and Jaguar Land Rover quality systems
•    Provide technical expertise to team problem solving activities to accurately identify root cause and corrective actions 
•    Maintain Technical Standards, Project Books and specifications for all Manufacturing systems in line with the departments Bill of Process, global standard operating practices and Jaguar Land Rover quality systems
•    Maintain interfaces specifications from Shop Floor PLC’s/Applications to Manufacturing Execution Systems
•    Commission and work on machine monitoring/quality systems within Production facilities 
•    Developing new suppliers, cost effectively, into the groups Standards for Equipment Manufacture

 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

 

You’ll have previous experience and expertise in the specification, installation and launch of Controls Systems, preferably in an automotive or powertrain environment. 

 

A thorough understanding of machine electrical and pneumatic systems and designs in Manufacturing would be advantageous, as would an extensive understanding of machinery safety legislation and standards. Applications are welcomed from individuals who have programming and fault finding PLC experience and knowledge of Ethernet IP/Profinet Networks.

 

Ideally you’ll be educated to a degree level within a relevant field. 

 

Jaguar Land Rover considers that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list.  Therefore, Jaguar Land Rover 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.

 

SO WHY US?

 

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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