Engineering Degree Apprentice - Body Engineering

Engineering Degree Apprentice - Body Engineering

Jaguar Land Rover
West Midlands
Time left to apply
8 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

An ever-evolving heritage. A truly exciting future. Two of the world’s most iconic brands. Jaguar Land Rover is revered across the globe. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, we set the standards others want to follow. We want to keep it that way too. Which is where you join the journey.

Body Engineering is responsible for engineering world class Exterior and Interior systems such as Body Structures, Cockpits and Lighting. We are responsible for the delivery of practically everything the customer sees and touches on a vehicle and deliver the driving experience our customers love.

Body Engineering are one of the largest Engineering departments within the business with growth plans for expansion in the UK, India and China.

Body Engineering utilises some of the most advanced techniques, facilities and knowledge to stay ahead of the competition. We understand and predict customer demand, and respond quickly to changing technological, environmental and legislative factors that drive the industry.

Body Engineering offers a variety of opportunities for Degree Apprentices. As a Body Engineering Degree Apprentice, you will be part of a growing community, playing a key part in the research, development, engineering and validation of new technologies across the departments. You will address stimulating engineering challenges, maximising operational efficiency and delivering class-leading products.

Roles exist in a wide variety of departments across Body Engineering including; Body Structures, Exterior Systems, Seating Systems, Cabin and Safety Systems, Cockpit and Climate Control, Body Mechanisms, Body Complete, including Associative Vehicle Architecture using 'clever' CAD and CAE.

Typical activities include:

  • Engineering commodities through the product creation and development system into production.
  • Using cutting edge CAD and CAE analysis tools to design and stimulate performance in order to improve product designs and assist in the resolution of engineering problems.
  • Deep understanding of materials technology, manufacturing processes, engineering science and build processes to drive efficiencies.
  • Resolution of complex engineering problems using tools such as 6 Sigma.

What to expect

You will undertake a modern apprenticeship under the auspices of the Trailblazer standards. This exciting programme will develop your practical skills and cultivate the knowledge required for your particular role in the business. This is all achieved whilst developing your behaviours, as we are not just interested in what you accomplish, but the manner in which you do it.

As well as gaining commercial and professional experience, you’ll also achieve academic and vocational qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence).
  • Level 4 Diploma in Engineering and Manufacture (Development Competence)
  • BEng (Hons) Degree in Applied Engineering
  • Expect to achieve a BEng in Applied Engineering, NVQs relevant to your specific job and top class on-the-job training that will support and focus you on becoming highly competent to deliver in the role.

What you'll need

You’ll need maths and English Language GCSE C Grade or above (Grade 4-9). In addition you will need three GCSE’s (or equivalent) including a science, engineering or technology at C Grade or above, or as an alternative, an Engineering Vocational qualification Level 3 of 90 credit value (540 GLH). Also, you’ll need one of the following two:

Two A Levels to include maths and an additional mathematical/physics/chemistry/technology or engineering subject at C Grade or above.

Or A Level maths at C Grade or above plus an Engineering Level 3 qualification of 120 credit value (720 GLH)


As you’d expect from one of the world’s most revered organisations, an outstanding range of rewards and benefits await, including a competitive salary and paid-for qualifications. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover an excellent place to start your journey – it all starts here!

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

Please only make one application for our Apprentice vacancies. Read all scheme information carefully and apply to the one position that aligns most with your qualifications, skills, experience and interests. We will not process any duplicate applications.




West Midlands

Including Solihull, Castle Bromwich, Gaydon and Whitley

How to apply

Closing date: Continuous recruitment

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 28/02/2018

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