about 1 month ago
POSTING END DATE: 18th April 2018
SALARY: £55,000 - £70,000 - This role is also eligible for other additional allowances to base salary
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.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Suspension. Engine mounts. Wheels and tyres. To provide an exceptional driving experience, every chassis component needs be honed to perfection. That takes all kinds of people, from designers to project managers.
As the Technical Specialist for Suspension Systems you’ll develop the future company strategy for components and engineering processes within the suspensions structures specialism, covering all suspension links, knuckles, bearings, hubs and brake cooling scoops for all Jaguar Land Rover products.
You’ll drive engineering focus and rigor for optimised engineering with the right quality and timely sign off, ensuring each component is efficient and fit for purpose. Using your strong technical knowledge and people skills, you’ll influence future architecture and axles to ensure competitiveness, deliver research and innovation projects as well as pro-actively drive early stages of warranty and quality projects.
Your technical knowledge and leadership skills will also enable you to coach and provide technical guidance for the team, engage with stakeholders to deliver the most efficient strategy for our components and drive an engineering focus to ensure we deliver robust, optimised components at the right quality, time, cost and weight.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED
As the Technical Specialist, it is essential that you’ll have significant experience of detailed engineering design for structural components in a ‘make to print’ environment; forgings, castings, pressings, ball-joints, design for fatigue etc. You’ll have an in-depth knowledge of suspension components, suspension geometry and axle layouts as well as engineering delivery disciplines to enable you to drive this across the team.
You’ll be technically inquisitive, data driven and demonstrate tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver in a complex and highly demanding environment.
You’ll ideally be educated to degree level in a relevant engineering subject have strong stakeholder and people management skills also.
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, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. 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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