Lead Studio Engineer

Job Description

REQ ID: 111763
JOB TITLE: Lead Studio Engineer
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 09.01.2023
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.


As a Lead Studio Engineer, reporting to a Studio Engineering Manager, you will typically be part of a team of four and responsible for the Design and Feasibility development of a single vehicle zone and the overall Exterior or Interior Feasibility for a single carline.

This is a career landmark opportunity to develop an innovative luxury vehicle. You will work closely with Pre PS-Product Engineering, CoC and Attribute teams to ensure own understanding of assumptions, engineering standards and requirements. You’ll also ensure the other teams understanding of the Design Intent and process creating inclusive and transparent working relationships.

Using local and Product Creation processes you will resolve issues through Programme Gateways from Pre KO to Production Surfacing handover during the Delivery Phase.

You will track and resolve disconnects through weekly Feasibility Meetings and maintain weekly status reports which identify where issues require escalation for resolution in a timely manner appropriate to current gateways and requirements



You’ll need the ability to think creatively to solve 3Dimensional (3D) technical and feasibility issues and have technical expertise to guide the cross functional team (including the programme related Studio Engineering team) to deliver feasible solutions while maintaining the design aesthetic. You’ll have a broad understanding or a working knowledge within an Engineering environment delivering vehicle package, system, component, or attribute driven technical solutions. Aa critical element of the role is the resolution of difficult feasibility issues therefore the ability to work in a cross functional team is key. You’ll need to apply business acumen and a customer driven mind-set to deliver designs

  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • CAD drafting knowledge
  • General knowledge of the Design Department and Process


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.