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Lead Engineer Drive Units

Location: Coventry, GB

POSTED DATE: 09/08/2018

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POSTING END DATE: 22/08/2018

REQ No: 21883


JOB TITLE:   Lead Engineer Drive Units

POSTING END DATE:  22/08/2018

LOCATION:  Whitley


We’re re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.




Driveline Engineering are responsible for the design, development and introduction of all-wheel drive systems, drive units and prop/halfshafts to meet the requirements of all Jaguar Land Rover vehicles. This role is for a Lead Engineer within the Drive Units and Shafts team.


The purpose of this role is to coordinate the design, development, testing and introduction of new components or systems whilst maintaining project timing and programme costs to target. Operating in the powertrain division, Lead Engineers report directly to the relevant Group Leaders and have an additional matrix report into Module Leaders when working on specific vehicle programmes.


In your new role, you'll be working closely with Supplier Technical Assurance and Purchasing colleagues to manage suppliers’ progress towards production and achievement of Part Supply Warrant.  You’ll liaise across engineering functions to ensure attribute targets such as fuel economy, emissions, NVH and Vehicle Dynamics are met and ensure all Jaguar Landrover engineering standards are met and documented at engineering gateways




You’ll come to this role with previous experience and expertise in the specification and delivery of major driveline commodities within a powertrain environment. It is essential that you have a thorough understanding of transmission or driveline systems and designs and you'll have prior experience of data analysis and a strong understanding of design quality tools.


You’ll have a degree in a mechanical engineering discipline, or are able to demonstrate equivalent levels of training and experience.




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 LandRover the perfect place to continue your journey.


Jaguar Land Rover considers that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list.  Therefore, Jaguar Land Rover will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the UK.



Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

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