Manufacturing Process Engineer


Job summary

Jaguar Land Rover
£33,100 - £40,000
Mechanical, Process/Chemical
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job


Jaguar Land Rover has an opportunity for a high calibre and experienced Manufacturing Engineer to join our Manufacturing Engineering – Engine, Batteries and Drives (ME EB&D) team as a Process Engineer.
 The opportunity is for a Process Engineer to work specifically in the Assembly teams on EDU (electric drive units) and/or Engine assembly projects. The Assembly teams are responsible for delivering the assembly facilities to power the complete range of Jaguar Land Rover vehicles. You will be responsible for developing our new, technologically advanced assembly facilities.

The Engine, Batteries and Drives department are responsible for the development and introduction of new and modified processes and facilities. These can be as a result of new model introductions or model year changes. 

You will be a key part of the Assembly team, working closely with Product Development Engineers, Facility vendors and Tooling Suppliers to ensure that component and whole product designs meet world class quality and efficiency standards. JLR Manufacturing Engineering are on a journey of self-sufficiency, and we are looking for individuals who can bring experience of developing assembly systems in house and helping us define make vs buy opportunities/risks. 


•  Planning, developing and implementation of assembly and test processes and facilities.
• Carry out design for assembly and provide feedback to guide the product to a common goal.
• Ensure robust process quality planning including build simulations and FMEA’s
• Support virtual & physical build events: Raising and championing issues, where appropriate.
• Evaluate suitability of manufacturing technologies for a wide range of applications
• Prepare, issue and evaluate supplier “Request for Quotations.”
• Develop assembly systems in-house and helping us define make vs buy opportunities/risks.
• Support management activities through development and monitoring of timing plans.
• Support new model planning through development of process estimates against study requests.
• Achieve Equipment Capability targets of all new & modified facilities, including OPR, MTTR, MTBF.
 • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time.


• Strong IT skills in MS Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Project)
• Strong ability in CAD – Design & Review
• Knowledge, experience and understanding of assembly processes and equipment. Automated assembly and rundown cells, manual assembly workstations, in-process test equipment
• Ability to analyse and interpret performance data output from those facilities.
• Previous experience of facility Installation, commissioning and product Launch.
• Good Understanding of process capability & ability to use Minitab software.
• Fluent in Electrical and Mechanical machine drawings.
• A good understanding of engineering including the ability to review engineering drawings.
 •  Facility system validation and handover to manufacturing operations.

• Knowledge & experience of Electric Drive Unit (EDU) assembly
• Knowledge and experience of PCDS (Product Creation and Delivery System or similar) deliverables and timing.
• Siemens SIMATIC Step 7 programming skills
• DC Tool programming and problem solving.


Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career working with a world-class team in state-of-the-art facilities. We offer acompetetive salary 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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