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REQ ID: 60582
JOB TITLE: Cost Engineering Manager
SALARY: £50,000 - £65,000
POSTING END DATE: 04/08/2021


Beyond Property, Purchasing, HR and IT, more than being part of our Finance or Marketing teams, beyond even Sales and Service, every role in every business area offers unique opportunities to make an impact on the future of mobility and the automotive industry.




The Purchasing Department offers a unique and highly challenging experience with business-wide exposure and development, where the key to success is the ability to manage our internal customer's expectations and deliver against their requirement using resources assigned against multiple and often conflicting priorities. 

The Cost Engineering function is an integral part the Purchasing Department and is responsible for ensuring the correct use of Jaguar Land Rover funds appertaining to all aspects of supply chain in line with product aspirations.


Cost Engineering is an exciting department that plays a key role in our business; it is driven by a passion to deliver profitable growth, by partnering the business in all our operational functions (principally Product Development, Advanced Product Creation, Finance and Purchasing).


As a senior business driving force, you will deploy effective business lead to deliver these objectives.


Our commitment to the successful candidate will be to support your on-going development, with opportunities to further your career in a world-class Purchasing team through roles across the breadth of our business.  To join this key strategic team, you will have a high level of technical awareness both in manufacturing and product with a demonstrable range of relevant cost engineering knowledge, gained through a proven track



There are several Delivery Teams within the Cost Engineering department, they include: Body in White, Chassis, Exterior Trim, Powertrain, Electrical, Interior Trim, Prototypes and Vendor Tooling.

Opportunities currently exist within several of these Cost Engineering teams



You’ll need excellent knowledge of manufacturing processes related to the automotive industry.

You’ll need strong technical costing background for automotive applications

You’ll need extensive experience dealing with automotive supply base.

You’ll need comprehensive knowledge of manufacturing technologies

You’ll need standard IT knowledge – Office applications/Project applications.

You’ll need a relevant degree or equivalent working experience preferred




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, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. 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.


Find out what to expect at each stage of the process along with some hints and tips.


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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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