Search All Jobs

Lead Engineer - Tailgates

Location: Coventry, GB

POSTED DATE: 16/05/2018

Apply now »

LOCATION: Gaydon, Warwickshire

SALARY: £38000 - £47000

END DATE: 30/05/2018

This role is also eligible for other additional allowances base salary

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.


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’s 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 the Lead Engineer for Rear Lids Structure and Trim, you’ll become part of an evolving department within Body Engineering. You’ll develop advanced feature strategies and lead content delivery across programmes, as well as exposure to a variety of components, systems, suppliers and functions; playing a key part in driving robustness and quality into the Lids Mechanisms team.


You can expect to define and design activities, and interface with the engineering, purchasing, programmes, marketing and manufacturing functions; whilst also liaising with suppliers. Additionally, you’ll manage system compatibility issues and support system strategy development for components and features.




A passion for automotive technology and experience of Closures, Trim, Composites or Body In White Tailgates are essential. You’ll also have experience of leading the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a project 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

Job Segment: Engineering Manager, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Product Development, Engineering, Research, Automotive