Lead Engineer - Engine Castings

Job Description


REQ ID: 117607
JOB TITLE: Lead Engineer - Engine Castings
SALARY: £42,400 - £56,100
POSTING END DATE: 29/11/2023
LOCATION: Coventry
We're re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.




Based at the home of our global headquarters and Powertrain Engineering for JLR (CV3 4LF), offering: a flexible hybrid working model, bonuses each year, discounts on JLR and Ford vehicles, optional temporary overseas remote working (up to 30 workdays), optional salary increase uplift by 8.1% in exchange for working 40hrs per week, up to 10% pension contribution, maternity/paternity leave, and much more!


When you join as a Lead Engineer in Engine Castings, you'll be joining an energetic team that drives toward JLR's vision to be the benchmark for quality in the luxury sector. Using your developed skills and knowledge, you will coordinate the design, development, testing and introduction of new systems and components/commodities within the Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) family.


Using your expertise in engine castings, you will resolve issues with component engineering and vehicle attribute teams to develop designs that meet targets and ensure that all appropriate JLR standards are met through-out design maturation.


In this role you will also:


  • Lead meeting focused on Design Review based on Failure Mode when design is being assessed.

  • Manage test plans, including detailed planning of test and development stages through to sign off and support Engineering test teams with rectification of issues


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

You will deliver the commodity plan to quality, cost, weight and time, including maintaining the Worldwide Engineering Release System. You will own and deliver the Engineering Advanced Product Quality Planning deliverables





  • Experience in delivering engine component projects

  • Experience working on an ICE component ideally from start to finish

  • Extensive experience with engine casting components





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 JLR the perfect place to continue your journey.


This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At JLR, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 


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.


JLR is committed to equal opportunity for all.