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JOB TITLE: Semiconductor Assurance Engineer
The successful candidate for the above role will retain their current employer, i.e. if you are a Jaguar employee you will continue to be administered on the Jaguar grading structure with the associated terms and conditions. If you are currently on BAC or EMC terms, you will retain your current employer but will transfer to a JLR contract and the associated terms and conditions. 




A brand new and fantastic opportunity has arisen within our Semiconductor assurance team within engineering. The successful candidate will have a forward thinking approach on semiconductor availability with our suppliers. Ensuring that semiconductors used in our vehicles are not restricted in supply or limited by technology changes. 


Focusing specifically on obsolescence, working with suppliers to understand the semiconductor life cycle and liaising with engineering team's to plan for technology change and potential risks.



Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • Have full ownership of a significant set of semiconductor data and it's use across our product portfolio. Using the data to provide forecasts, reports and strategy for supplier engagement. 
  • Support the electronics delivery teams, to ensure there is a developed plan to manage product obsolescence, as well as providing support the electronic hardware design teams to define the commonly used semiconductor chipset across JLR electronics commodities.
  • Build strong working relationships with manufacturers, distributors & sub-tier suppliers.
  • Liaise directly with vendors to resolve problems such as single source risks, goods at risk of geographical or political disruption, counterfeit parts, export controls, end of life and obsolescence mgt.
  • Liaise with Vendors and Engineering on problem parts to obtain the right level of technical support as and when necessary, agree satisfactory resolution.






  • Solid understanding of electrical, electronic and electromechanical components with firm understanding of electronic design principles.
  • Problem solver with an agile way of working
  • Motivated by change management and ability to drive change
  • Strong communication skills from operational to executive level.
  • Relationship and Network builder – internal and external
  • Fast learner – with a curious mindset
  • Business acumen and strategic mindset.
  • Ability of being a strong team player in parallel of driving topics independently.



  • Previous experience in electronic component sourcing would be an advantage
  • University degree, preferably in engineering or business Personal Profile





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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