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Lead Component Engineer - Bumpers & Grilles

Location: Coventry, GB

POSTED DATE: 12/01/2018

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LOCATION: Gaydon, Warwickshire

SALARY: £38,000 - £47,000

END DATE: 26/01/2018


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.




This team is one of the most experienced of its type in the UK, and has the knowledge and talent to hold its own against the best body engineers anywhere in the world. From iconic body styling to interior detail, from doors and windows to whole cabin systems, everything about our vehicles has to be perfect. It is what customers expect from a luxury brand. It's what this team makes happen. Join them, and you’ll help us to stay at the forefront of vehicle innovation and research, and to build on our position as a highly competitive brand in a highly competitive marketplace.


As Lead Component Engineer for Bumpers and Grilles you will be working in a challenging role managing suppliers and budgets on large complex projects. You’ll ensure the component is properly specified, the supplier delivers against the specification, and that it meets quality, cost and time targets.


You’ll support the planning, coordination, delivery and reporting of requirements to support programmes using product creation and delivery system principles. You’ll ensure all programme deliverables are tracked, monitored, delivered and reported accurately and on time at each gateway and you’ll interface with our Product Strategy, Advanced Product Creation, and Marketing teams to ensure the programme delivers the expected actions.




You’ll have experience of delivering large, complex injection moulding projects, including bumpers, cockpits, instrument panels, or similar. You’ll have experience of working with painting, moulding and plastics within the automotive industry, and you’ll also display proven experience of supplier management and problem solving within manufacturing. Experience of quality or tooling is also highly beneficial.




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.


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunities for all.

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