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REQ ID: 85506
JOB TITLE: Cost Engineer
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 30.04.2022
LOCATION: Gaydon  

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.

As a Senior Cost Engineer, you will be part of a dynamic team focused on specific vehicle commodities associated with one of several teams: (principally Purchasing, Product Engineering, Advanced Product Creation, and other Finance functions)

Working as a part of a dedicated team of engineers within the Finance department, this entails working with the supplier base and across all functions of Jaguar Land Rover to determine the most effective cost solutions to fulfil the product aspirations within the defined budget.  

You’ll be responsible for delivering robust detailed and directional Should Costs (estimates) and leading initiatives to identify commodity cost saving opportunities within the JLR supply chain. You will drive commercial and lead technical negotiations to deliver cost gap closure and be a crucial and proactive member of the Matched Trio (Cost Engineer, Buyer and Engineer).



You will have knowledge of any commodities of a vehicle (Body, Powertrain, Chassis, Electrification, Electronic, EDS): key cost drivers, raw materials, manufacturing processes etc… You’ll also require business and financial acumen, strong cost estimating skills preferably on at least one commodity and strength of character and a determination to champion cost saving opportunities and drive cost gap closure.


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.

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

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