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REQ ID: 72313
JOB TITLE: Lead Engineer - Wiper & Washer Systems
SALARY: £35,000 - £42,000
POSTING END DATE: 06/02/2023
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.




Key Purpose of Role


The main purpose of the role is to support and, in some cases, own programme development and delivery, ensuring the Commodity Strategy is deployed robustly into the programmes. Also to feedback into related off-cycle activity.


Body/Chassis Engineering is one of the larger teams within the Jagua Land Rover  Product Design organisation. The department has complete responsibility for the design, development, and delivery of all Jaguar and Land Rover Interior and Exterior systems from concept design through to volume production.



Key Performance Indicators


  • Programme delivery metrics as monitored in RMDV/Jira
  • Attribute quality metrics
  • PALS position of vehicle relative to competitors
  • Robustness of CAD and CAE status through each gateway


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:


  • Develop Wiper and Washer systems which includes management & progression of issues relating to both product and process.
  • Support internal department resolution and manage the supplier base.
  • Support ML and SPL development and reporting processes
  • Support issues resolution through programme design and build phases. On site working at supplier and JLR build locations will be required.  
  • Support internal department resolution and manage the supplier base.



Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Skills
    • Strong communications skills
    • Technical and practical knowledge of wiper and/or washer systems and BIW or Electrical would be preferable
    • Engineering skill set through the full product cycle from concept to launch


  • Behaviours
    • Show a desire to deliver improvements in product and process development
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, self-confidence and a 'passion for the product'
    • High drive, self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision
    • Committed, flexible, and able to work under pressure delivering within tight timelines.


  • Experience
    • Some programme delivery experience preferred.
    • Experience of cross functionality problem resolution desired





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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