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REQ ID: 123895
JOB TITLE: Steering Project Engineer
SALARY: £39,000 - £47,000

POSTING END DATE: 29/05/2024
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.




The purpose of this role is to support the EPAS or Rear Wheel Steer (RWS) Lead Engineer to coordinate the mechanical design, development, testing and introduction of EPAS/RWS Systems on both Core and SV vehicles.


Operating in a cross-functional organisation, the Steering Engineer will report into the relevant Chapter Leader and, where delivering on specific vehicle programmes, matrix report to the relevant Squad PO and SM within the Programme agile organisation.


The role requires the individual to support the technical delivery in close co-operation with the Lead Engineer, Supplier and JLR system interfaces, also to develop and deliver the commodity plan and ensure delivery to required quality, cost and time.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • Help Deliver the EPAS/RWS component plan to quality, cost and time.
  • Support delivery of EPAS/RWS to Commodity Creation & Delivery System (CCDS) and Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) deliverables.
  • Support the lead Engineer to manage change request, expenditure forecasting and the relevant supplier teams in support of delivery of the programme milestones.
  • Manage DV and PV test plans, including detailed planning of test and development stages through to sign off and support Engineering test teams with rectification of issues.
  • Work closely with vehicle attribute teams and the supplier to develop EPAS/RWS solutions to achieve targets
  • Ensure all appropriate JLR standards are met through-out EPAS/RWS delivery activities
  • Help ensure all Module documentation is up to date including:
    • Meeting minutes
    • RMDV
    • eAPQP/Smartsheets
    • JIRA board
    • Vehicle test plans




  • Ability to develop steering system engineering solutions which meet defined targets on time and to required quality.
  • Good team working, organisation and communication skills to work as part of the wider steering Engineering team. Able to foster good working relationships with Purchasing/STA and suppliers.
  • Ability to evaluate the performance and merits of EPAS/RWS engineering output from suppliers or service partners to ensure that JLR requirements are satisfied.
  • Ability to plan EPAS/RWS system delivery and manage change within the Vehicle Programme requirements.
  • Ability to manage and evaluate DV/PV testing, report on results and resolve issues.




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 JLR 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 JLR, 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. 


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