Control Engineer - BiW


Job summary

Jaguar Land Rover
£33,100 - £40,300
Electro-Mechanical, Mechanical, Software, Systems Design
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job


The Opportunity

You will be one of the senior technical leads within the department and seen as the subject matter expert for BIW technical maintenance issues / requests and processes within the production facility.

The role of a Control Engineer will involve understanding BIW facility operations and technology. You’ll be expected to lead teams though diagnosing equipment failures, lead / implement project improvements and carry out team upskilling across the department.

You will be able to promote continues improvement utilising your technical knowledge to logically approach fault finding with the ability to understanding, rectify and resolve problems within a timely manner.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Provide day to day support to the maintenance team to ensure a safe and efficient production performance is delivered within the Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, People & Environment framework.
  • Lead the team through complex problem solving and project improvements such as planning equipment upgrades and machinery modifications, identifying faults and investigating equipment breakdowns.
  • Monitoring the performance of equipment improving cycle times and production efficiencies to ensure the highest level of build quality and volume is achieved at the lowest cost.
  • Manage, plan and develop facility improvements or changes through the facility change process ensuring the correct JLR standards are maintained and controlled throughout the facility.
  • Provide technical expertise to resolve equipment failures within a timely manner in order to support our OPR / MTTR targets.
  • Develop and train others by creating training plans that include delivery of technical, safety and process training programs
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested


Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience in a similar role including maintenance operations within a highly automated manufacturing facility
  • Time served engineering apprentice with recognised electrical qualifications
  • High level of technical knowledge on PLC’s (Allan & Bradley), ABB Robotics, Pilz Safety Systems, Control Networking (Interbus & Ethernet), Inverters and Drives
  • In-depth knowledge of JLR Safety and facility standards such as DCP & PAN specifications
  • Significant experience of resolving key constraints using a logical and effective approach to problem solving
  • Able to lead, develop and engage a team through fault finding equipment failures and continues improvement projects


  • Previous experience on automotive joining technology (SPR/Stud/Laser Welding)
  • Knowledge of Maintenance Operating Systems procedures & deliverables
  • Understanding and application of Lean Tools and Techniques

Personal Profile


  • Resilient and enthusiastic, an individual able to deliver results under pressure
  • An individual who is results driven with the ability to deliver operational plans in a highly demanding environment
  • Flexibility in working shift patterns and short notice requests to achieve overall business goals
  • Ability to prioritise their workload with a high level of autonomy
  • An individual with a customer first mindset who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special, driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent and dependable.
  • A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas to people at all levels
  • An effective team player who supports team members


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. Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. JLR considers that this role meets the criteria to be considered for a Skilled Worker Visa. Therefore, JLR will support an application for visa sponsorship. The SOC code is 2126. Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.


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