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Senior Engineer

Location: Coventry, GB

POSTED DATE: 16/04/2018

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POSTING END DATE: 30/04/2018

ADVERTISED SALARY: £44,000 - £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 you join the journey.



Prototype Vehicle Engineering (PVE) leads the technical development of all X1 and M1 prototypes. As Senior Engineer you’ll be responsible for the engineering and delivery of prototype packaging and key attributes on X1 and M1 vehicles, combining new content with existing vehicles to create prototype properties suitable for testing and signing off attributes.

You’ll support Cross Functional PVO (Prototype Vehicle Operations) Activities and present prototype issues and resolutions to Senior Forums as required. You’ll also support and drive design solutions by creating design briefs for the Prototype Vehicle Engineering design team.

Other key areas will be to Support prototype builds in the workshop with “find and fix” issues and to undertake root cause analysis of any PVE related issues discovered during prototype builds.


As an experienced Engineer you’ll be educated to degree level within a field of engineering primarily vehicle engineering or manufacturing, you’ll be self-motivated using your initiative and be a real problem solver focussed on delivering results.

You’ll have experience of technical analysis and be able to demonstrate best-in-class processes wherever possible, while exhibiting an extensive technical knowledge of key vehicle systems and whole vehicle engineering.

You’ll have experience with prototype CAD tree structures and be able to manage them along with in depth knowledge of vehicle assembly Bill of Process (BoP)

A key part if this role will be to deliver quality and consistency in a complex, highly demanding environment utilising strong communications skills as you’ll also demonstrate logical and analytical thinking.


You’ll be tenacious, with drive, preservice and the ability to deliver results under pressure whilst responding constructively to challenging new ideas and inputs.


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 opportunity for all.

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