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Lead Engineer - Advanced Steering

Location: Coventry, GB

POSTED DATE: 12/07/2018

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POSTING END DATE: 30/06/2018

SALARY: £37,000 - £49,000

LOCATION: Gaydon, Warwickshire

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 youjoin the journey.


Suspension. Engine mounts. Wheels and tyres. To provide an exceptional driving experience, every chassis component needs be honed to perfection. That takes all kinds of people, from designers to project managers.


The Steering team within Steering, Wheels and Tyres is a vital part of the Chassis Engineering function, this team is responsible for the design, development and integration of column and electric power steering solutions into Jaguar Land Rover products.


There is a steering strategy which drives the technology developments required to deliver premium steering attributes and functionality.


As the Lead Engineer for Advanced Steering, you’ll report into the Power Assisted Steering Technical Specialist and be responsible for proposing, planning and delivering advanced engineering project activities for future Jaguar Land Rover model programmes. You’ll define and lead advanced steering technology projects, evaluate applicability of new steering technologies and functions and you’ll define the implementation requirements to ensure a seamless handover to the delivery team.


You’ll work with internal Jaguar Land Rover stakeholders and external organisations to deliver projects in line with agreed priorities and timelines. You’ll prepare and present regular technology status updates, develop standards and processes that support the delivery of new technologies into the mainstream and maintain robust documentation in line with milestone project practices.



Jaguar Land Rover will not support an application for visa sponsorship for this role and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the UK

As an experienced Engineer, you’ll have a strong technical knowledge and working background with mechatronics technology; the ability to evaluate technical proposals and lead technical discussions and have a flexible approach to the adoption of new technologies and standards.


You’ll be an excellent communicator with the ability and confidence to present to senior stakeholders within the organisation, be highly driven and able to prioritise and control the workload of supporting team members.


In addition you’ll be educated to degree level within a relevant engineering subject and ideally have experience with elector-mechanical or control systems. We’d also like you to have an understanding of techniques or tools used to model steering technologies in a CAE environment.




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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