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Lead Engineer

Location: Liverpool, GB

POSTED DATE: 07/12/2017

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ADVERTISED SALARY: £37,819 - £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.





When it comes to the future, our Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (AME) team is planning it today. Regularly working up to three years ahead of production, they help translate, plan and implement Product Development outputs into vehicle manufacture, transforming our ambitious plans into tangible and exhilarating realities. From the luxuriously agile Jaguar F-TYPE to the innovative CX-17, our vehicles – famed for the revolutionary technologies they employ – are amongst some of the most desired and revered in the world today. Your constant challenge, working as part of our diverse and multi-skilled AME team, will be to ensure our iconic brands continue to captivate the world tomorrow.


The Standards and Controls Team are an expanding Department within Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (AME) – Responsible for Developing, Implementing and Updating Standards for Manufacturing Assembly Equipment. The department is responsible for managing the delivery of Facilities to Jaguar Land Rover Equipment Standards, specifically Mechanical, Electrical, Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Software and Robot Programming Software Development - in Manufacturing Assembly Operation areas within Jaguar Land Rover.


As the Lead Engineer you would be reporting to the Standards & Controls Manager and working as part of a multi skilled team in Standards and Controls.


You’ll lead and assist in the development of PLC code for standard interfaces, lead the Controls and Standards input into new AME deliverable projects and support the development strategy for future technologies, equipment, and facilities. You would also support the planning, procurement, installation and final commissioning of manufacturing facilities for New Model Launches on manufacturing plants.




You should have knowledge of, and involvement in, Project Management of facility installations, especially commissioning. Ideally you will have experience in Automation, PLC and Robot Applications.

You’ll ideally be working towards or currently educated to Degree / HND level in an Automotive Manufacturing Technical Field. Ideally, you may also have a background in a time served engineering apprenticeship or extensive experience in an Automotive Controls Systems or Facilities Management Background.




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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