Design - Technical - Graduate Scheme
Our award-winning graduate and apprentice programmes have been designed to be just as inspiring as the next generation of vehicles you’ll help produce. In fact, we’ve designed our early careers programmes for you to shape the future with us. With opportunities right across our business, you’ll use your creativity to bring new ideas to life, develop specialist, commercial and project skills and push the boundaries of your potential.
What to Expect
The beautiful shapes, sweeping curves and luxurious styles of our vehicles would be nothing without the accuracy in the technical set up and attention to craftsmanship. As part of the Design Technical group, you’ll help to produce the flourishing finishes that grab attention wherever they’re seen, while working as part of one of our key teams: Surfacing, Studio Engineering, Cubing Engineering or Experience Design.
As part of our Surfacing team, you’ll create and deliver feasible a-class surface data that achieve design intent. Using clay scans, package data, CAD concepts and hard points, you’ll create and release a-class geometry to support engineering feasibility requirements and the final production release. It will be down to you to deliver best in class crafted optical quality solutions into new vehicle programmes and generate concept schemes using state of the art CAD systems.
Join our Studio Engineering team, and you’ll deliver creative technical solutions to achieve design intent, while working alongside the Designer throughout the full development phase. With your strong technical background and creative mindset, you’ll generate concept schemes using state of the art CAD systems.
In the Cubing Engineering team, you’ll deliver highly accurate, detailed physical 1:1 scale model stacks within challenging time scales and budgets. These models are the key support for quality data sign off, ahead of production tool release. You’ll help to oversee the design, construction, delivery and reviews for these properties, so a business and engineering-focused acumen would be useful.
Finally, our growing Experience Design team delivers highly creative designs for the overall user experience of the car. Working alongside the Interior Designer, you’ll create innovative concepts and develop them through to being production-feasible, exquisite designs. With a strong background in graphical user interface and motion graphics, your ability to express your design vision will be critical.
Whichever team you join, you’ll experience ongoing support, opportunities to develop further skills and qualifications and the satisfaction that you’re helping create the vehicles that are admired across the world.
What You'll Need
Excellence runs throughout our entire business and we expect you to be the same. With a strong technical background and creative mindset, you’ll have excellent spatial awareness and the confidence to get involved in complex negotiations with engineering and design.
To join our Surfacing, Studio Engineering or Cubing Engineering teams, you’ll need a degree in Design or Engineering at 2:2 level or higher. For Experience Design, you’ll need a Design degree at 2:2 level or higher. All applicants must upload a Design Portfolio to their application to be considered (This file must be no larger than 5MB).
Whatever your role, you’ll discover our dedication to developing excellence runs throughout the business. Your innovation and creativity will be challenged every day, as you develop a rigorous and commercially focused approach to your work.
And, with ongoing support from industry-leading experts, you’ll quickly realise the schemes have been designed to be just as inspiring as the pioneering vehicles you’ll help produce.
Rewards and Benefits
- Joining 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 and our pension scheme. With on-site facilities like gyms and sports hall, plus regular social events, you’ll have plenty of chances to make friends and have fun too.
- With mentoring and coaching from industry-leading experts, you’ll work to a personal development plan tailored to your ambitions. In addition to this, we’ll support you gaining a professional accreditation relevant to your business area.
Jaguar Land Rover will not support any applications for visa sponsorship for this role and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the UK.
Jaguar Land Rover are a multisite business, our opportunities could be based at any of our UK sites.
On making your application, please use your personal email address and NOT a University address.