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Lead Engineer: Block Casting

Coventry, Warwickshire
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
6 Sep 2022

REQ ID: 102956
JOB TITLE: Lead Engineer: Block Casting
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 05/10/2022
LOCATION: Coventry

Jaguar Land Rover is harnessing technology to make driving smarter, safer and cleaner. You can help create a world in which responsible, sustainable vehicles revolutionise the driving experience for generations. Our vision is to leverage the incredible potential of technology to build vehicles that not only offer a premium, all-encompassing digital experience, but that also make our customers lives better.


Based at our global headquarters and Powertrain Engineering site in Whitley (CV3 4LF), offering a hybrid working model, you will own a major commodity group in the Engine Castings team and coordinate the design, development, testing and production introduction of complex casting components within Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) family.

The role requires the individual to deliver the commodity to quality, cost, weight and function (QCWF) on time, and lead the module team on the technical content and integrity of components and systems across specific programmes.

In this role, you will own and deliver the engineering deliverables, utilize agile methodology for product creation within the squad. You will lead meetings focused on design review based on failure mode when a design is being assessed.

You will manage change requests, expenditure forecasting, and the relevant supplier teams in support of the delivery of the programme milestones. You will manage test plans, including detailed planning of test and development stages through to sign-off and support Engineering test teams with rectification of issues.

Other aspects of this role include:

  • Resolve system integration issues , and support attribute teams to develop designs that meet targets

  • Responsible for CAD sign-off & BOM creation and management

  • Reviews and approve running changes processed by PVT and update program documents as required

  • Addresses AIMS issues and supports resolution of TGW & quality issues post Job 1

  • Keep all module documentation up to date



  • Previous experience of managing resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment

  • A good working knowledge of product creation & delivery, change control, product definition and change management processes

  • Fully conversant in physics of components including performance loading, interfaces, and environment.

  • Degree qualified or equivalent experience preferred

  • Knowledge of ICE system design, casting, machining design, and production processes


  • Previous experience within engineering or programme planning departments

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong influencing and engagement skills


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.

This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, 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.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

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  • Job Reference: 704957630-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Jaguar Land Rover
    Jaguar Land Rover
  • Location: Coventry, Warwickshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent