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Controls Engineer

Location: Coventry, GB

POSTED DATE: 14/11/2017

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POSTING END DATE: 28/11/2017

ADVERTISED SALARY: £30,000 - £40,000

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.


With your expertise, problem-solving skills, electrical background and Programmable Logic Control (PLC’s), you'll be joining our Engineering and Manufacturing team who are responsible for delivering electrical control systems, and IT solutions. You’ll have a significant role to play in the system integration and development of world-class engine manufacturing facilities worldwide,  


Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering (PTME) delivers new and retooled programmes to support new model launches in petrol, diesel and electric powertrain variants across the Jaguar Land Rover enterprise. This includes mechanical, electrical, Programmable Logic Control (PLC) software and robot programming software development.


As the Controls Engineer, you’ll develop and maintain electrical control specifications and standards for all powertrain projects within our Engine Manufacturing Centre. Not only will you be involved in the commissioning of machine monitoring and quality systems, but you'll also provide technical expertise in PLC’s, accurately identifying the root cause of any problems and proposing corrective actions.



In your role as Controls Engineer, you'll have a thorough understanding of machine electrical systems and designs, extensive knowledge of PLC’s and the experience of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programming methods. You'll hold a degree in either manufacturing or engineering and have the ability to work effectively in an engineering team, both within controls and cross-functionally.


A highly self-motivated electrical specialist, you’ll be expected to have the flexibility to travel, often at short notice and possibly for extended periods. Along with these skills, you'll show creativity in all problem-solving activities.


You’ll be an effective leader with the ability of coordinating large groups of people through complex processes in a fast paced and demanding environment, and the ability to implement change effectively and ensure efficient running of the operation with the ability to use planning and timing tools to deliver on-going projects. Communicate current issues to relevant teams to ensure all receive maximum exposure and are dealt with effectively to assist, improve, and sustain product quality.


Be proficient with use of PC Systems & Packages, with an ability to analyse and interpret data output. You’ll be a strong communicator, both written & verbally and have the confidence to present your information in front of groups of people, including Senior Management. You’ll be highly motivated, have excellent quality awareness with the drive and enthusiasm to deliver a world class product.


Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you will find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team. Our employees have access to a privilege car purchase scheme, membership of a competitive pension plan, performance related bonus scheme and 26 days holiday entitlement. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.
Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

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