Product Engineering – Electronics & Complex Systems Graduate

Full TimeGraduate
Job Description

We’re reimagining the future of movement. Our vision of a sustainable future of modern luxury by design is at the heart of our next generation thinking and our new generation of talent. Pioneering apprentices, change-driving undergraduates and ground-breaking graduates all play their part. Together with everyone who proudly works at Jaguar Land Rover, you can be the future of movement. Going from A-B is changing, for good. Can you take us there

Electronics and Complex Systems

Automotive systems are increasing in complexity and becoming highly distributed across the vehicle platform. Electronics systems and their components are the driving force behind our cutting-edge customer facing features, from assisted and automated driving to the quality-of-life improvements our customers expect in using their vehicles. The robust design and implementation of a complex system powered by electronics helps positively shape the customers’ experiences through benefits that can be relied upon day in and day out.

The Electronics and Complex Systems engineering teams are responsible for designing and developing these complex systems and their components. The teams within Electronics and Complex Systems are: Body & Chassis, Electrical Engineering, Vehicle Engineering, Powertrain, Product Engineering Operations (PE Ops) and Research.

Your first 6-month placement of 4 will be with your ‘home’ team, which will be assigned to you based on a number of factors, suitability being our main aim. Based on the information you provide we will allocate you to an appropriate ‘home’ team, as this will ideally be the job you will do at the end of the programme. However, if we didn’t find your best fit, we will look to allocate you to a permanent job within the Engineering Function, balancing business and individual preference.

During your placements there are many different projects that you could be engaged in from day one including electronics product delivery or development. You could be part of a team driving the design, development and validation of Jaguar Land Rover’s cutting-edge technology solutions (in compliance with relevant design standards, rules and requirements) using our business tools. Or you could be working on model’s development and simulation at either system or component level. Interfacing with multiple stakeholders to ensure all appropriate Jaguar Land Rover requirements and standards are met throughout the product development lifecycle, as well as developing and maintaining engineering design documentation.

As a graduate in Electronic and Complex Systems area you will have the opportunity to work on the most advanced technologies, applying all you have learned so far in real life products whilst having the perfect blend of personal and professional development. You will build up your technical expertise and capability to perform confidently in your business area and role.

On completion of the scheme, you could become an experienced member of the electronics engineering community in Body & Chassis, Electrical Engineering, Vehicle Engineering, Powertrain, Product Engineering Operations or Research.

Joining this Graduate Programme will provide you with the opportunity to work for one of the most iconic brands in the automotive market. You will take part in training to help you understand yourself, others, and gain insight into our business with a support specifically tailored to your role.

What’s required

Excellence runs throughout our entire business, and we expect you to be the same. You will have or expect to achieve a 2:2 degree or higher in the following: Systems Engineering, Electronic & Communications Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering or Cryptography. More importantly is a passion for problem solving, the curiosity to understand a business problem and explore innovative solutions, the confidence to champion new initiatives, strong numerical skills and be an excellent communicator.

Rewards and Benefits

You will Join us on a starting salary of £29,000, you’ll also receive a £2,000 joining bonus to welcome you to Jaguar Land Rover.
A generous holiday allowance will also be yours, as will many other benefits such as our privilege car purchase scheme, our pension scheme and access a range of deals and discounts from various retailers and sports clubs.

Apply now

Your innovation and creativity will be challenged every day, as you develop a rigorous and commercially focused approach in your work. And, with on-going support from industry leading experts and continual learning opportunities, you’ll quickly realise that our programmes have been designed to be as inspiring as the pioneering vehicles you’ll help produce.

PROGRAMME DURATION: 2 years

LOCATION:Gaydon, Manchester or Shannon. All employees are required to spend time in different departments at a number of company locations in order to meet the needs of the business.

SALARY: Circa £29,000, with a £2,000 joining bonus

START DATE: 05/09/2022

Please be aware that we close our programmes at any point and at short notice based on the volume of applications. To give yourself the best chance of being considered for a place on this programme please apply early.

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Jaguar Land Rover

We are the future of movement. We’re the pioneers, the change-drivers and ground-breakers. We’re the next generation of luxury, innovative, sustainable car makers. We’re focused and restless for better. We’re defining the future of movement. We think big, learn from each other and use our diverse skills, experience and expertise to propel ourselves, our team and our business forward.

And no matter where we are in the world, we’re all proudly shaping an industry that’s accelerating faster than ever. Going from A-B is changing. Can you take us there?