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Vendor Tooling Engineer

Location: Coventry, GB

POSTED DATE: 11/10/2017

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POSTING END DATE: 24/10/2017
ADVERTISED SALARY: £36,500 - £46,500
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.

JOB TITLE: Vendor Tooling Engineer

LOCATION: Gaydon, Warwickshire


Every product. Every process. Every environment. Our vehicles continually set the benchmark for luxury, innovation and performance thanks to our unrivalled commitment to infinite detail. Join us as a member of our Purchasing teams, and you’ll be the driving force behind it all.

The Vendor Tooling Department is a subdivision of the Cost Engineering function within the Purchasing Department and is responsible for ensuring the correct use of Jaguar Land Rover funds appertaining to all aspects of supplier based tooling in line with product aspirations. As a Vendor Tooling Cost Engineer, you'll be part of a dynamic team focused on specific vehicle commodities. In your role you’ll deliver ‘vendor tooling should cost’ estimates for a specific sub-set of parts. You’ll be involved with Cost Interrogation and Supplier/ Toolmaker Negotiation. You will also be involved with Commercial Activity and will be providing insight and support to Advanced Engineering in the form of Value Engineering studies. Along with supporting the Purchase team in their negotiations with suppliers.


As a successful candidate, you must be able to demonstrate a consistent level of skill and ability for the following capabilities. You’ll need an understanding of component design, along with having production process manufacturing practice. You’ll have effective cross-functional team working experience and influencing skills to manage the activities with a good level of independence.


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 a 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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