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REQ ID: 87590
JOB TITLE: ADAS Functional CAD Senior Engineer
SALARY: Competitive
Jaguar Land Rover is harnessing technology to make driving smarter, safer and cleaner. You can help create a world in which responsible, sustainable vehicles revolutionise the driving experience for generations. Our vision is to leverage the incredible potential of technology to build vehicles that not only offer a premium, all-encompassing digital experience, but that also make our customers lives better.


The Opportunity

This role is in the ADAS Functional Packaging Team, which works through the virtual series of a vehicle development, and is responsible for ensuring correct integration in CAD of exterior sensors required for autonomy features. This includes ultrasonics, camera and radar technologies.

Key Performance Indicators
•    Setting up Vehicle A-surface sensitive Radar, PDC ultra-sonic sensors and Image recognition cameras and Proximity cameras in the package virtual series.
•    Supplier liaison for sharing of CAD geometry (TCe, CATIA v5).
•    To model functional requirements for new systems or features.
•    Supporting cradle-to-grave Pre-PS, PS and Post PS activity in broader ADAS community from a CAD perspective.
•    Supporting AIMs issues of the Lead Engineers from a CAD perspective.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities
A successful applicant will communicate with various CoCs like Studio, Body and Electrical Engineering to make sure ADAS requirements are adhered to and deliver our features to the customer. This includes representing ADAS functional requirements in senior manager / CPE escalation session.

•    Creation of vehicle concept proposals in the form of vehicle architecture package layouts.
•    Creation of outline component and system proposals to further the vehicle package development.
•    Definition and development of detailed vehicle packages at the whole vehicle or package zone level.
•    Tracking and monitoring resolution of all geometric issues within a package zone.
•    Mediation and negotiation between CoC areas to develop solutions for geometric issues within a package zone.
•    Leadership of the package process to deliver high quality, clash free virtual car definitions, co-ordinating the activities of all CoC's by use of ad-hoc and official package zone meetings.     
•    Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested.

Key Interactions
•    ADAS Feature Delivery and Sub-system Teams.
•    Body Engineering.
•    Design Studio Team.
•    GRID and wider EE Team.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
•    Experience of CATIA for detail or packaging design  (Other 3D CAD experience will be considered).
•    Good communication skills - written, graphical and verbal.
•    Experience of negotiating solutions in an area of technical conflict. 
•    The commitment to deliver quality results in a flexible and dynamic team environment.
•    A proven ability to work within strict timing constraints.
•    The ability to achieve results in an efficient manner, making effective use of all resources available within the company and outside.

•    Demonstrate enthusiasm, the ability to communicate and influence change.
•    Knowledge of electronic based parts listing and family trees (TCe) would be advantageous.
•    A working knowledge of Vehicle Packaging roles and responsibilities would be advantageous.
•    Experience of presentation to peers and senior management would be advantageous.

Personal Profile
•    An individual with a customer first mindset who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special, driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent and dependable.
•    An individual, who works independently, is results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment. 
•    An individual with the capability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with medium  term planning.
•    A resilient and enthusiastic who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs.
•    A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas.
•    A effective team player, actively develops and supports team members.

•    An individual with the ability to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style.

If you are an existing Jaguar Land Rover employee at the same grade as this position, please be aware that no pay increases are applied to lateral moves. For promotions, the salary offer will depend on a variety of factors including the size of and skills required for the role, the external market value of the role and your individual knowledge and experience.

Please note that if you elect to apply for a role in another country and are successful you would need to be hired as an external candidate on local terms and conditions rather than transferring on your existing terms.

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 in the UK.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all


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.

This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.


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.


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