Early Careers Programme Spotlight – Jaguar Land Rover, Hardware and Mechatronics Engineering Undergraduate Programme

Written by Calvin Bowers

Here at Developing a Student, we aim to showcase the best possible employment opportunities for young people throughout the UK. This is why we are proud to shine the spotlight on Jaguar Land Rover, who are committed to supporting young people with education and development. They have a number of open graduate and undergraduate programmes currently available, including roles in their Design, Engineering and Digital/Software departments. Today we focus on an exciting opportunity within their Engineering department.

JLR Early Careers Programmes

Jaguar Land Rover offer several routes through their early careers programmes from supporting schools and apprentices to undergraduates and graduates. At Jaguar Land Rover they ‘believe today’s curious young minds are tomorrow’s engineers, designers, and innovators’ which is why they have provided numerous opportunities for young people to progress with them. The JLR early careers programme provides students and graduates with a blend of hands-on experience and qualifications to target, and candidates work on projects that are fundamental to their global success.

Hardware and Mechatronics Engineering Undergraduate Programme

Jaguar Land Rover are providing a fantastic opportunity for a developing student to join their team on their Hardware and Mechatronics Engineering Undergraduate Programme.

Programme Duration – 12 Months

Location – West Midlands. 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 £17,000

Hardware and Mechatronics is at the heart of all Jaguar Land Rover vehicles and fundamental to how the company responds to future challenges in the automotive industry.  Engineers at Jaguar Land Rover focus on everything from mechanical design, integration and system engineering to ensure detailed execution and the highest levels of craftsmanship.

Hardware and Mechatronics engineering is responsible for all aspects of vehicle delivery. Defining features and attributes, integrating complex devices that control electromechanical systems and for the detailed engineering design, release and verification process that results in award-winning products.

During your 12 months placement you’ll have opportunities to design, develop and shape the future for hardware and mechatronics at Jaguar Land Rover, working on a wide range of projects in the following teams:

  • Core Engineering
  • Body and Chassis
  • Vehicle Engineering
  • Product Engineering Operations

Regardless of which pathway you are on, you will be at the heart of Jaguar Land Rover’s Hardware and Mechatronics Engineering strategy, bringing to life concepts and turning them into reality for their customers.

Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover is the UK’s largest investor in automotive research, development and engineering. They use world class processes to create innovative British craftsmanship and engineering excellence, shaping an industry that’s accelerating faster than ever.

Jaguar Land Rover are passionate about people, and committed to providing a diverse and inclusive culture that is representative of their customers and society. They lead their industry in championing equality through multiple partnerships and campaigns, and proudly support the growing number of active diversity and inclusion employee-led networks with more than 3,100 members across them. These networks are run by colleagues for colleagues and offer a platform for people with a passion for diversity and inclusion to share their ideas and experiences, influence leadership and network with each other.

Jaguar Land Rover pride themselves on their culture in which all of their employees can be their authentic self at work, and reach their full potential.

The Recruitment Process

In order to make sure the successful applicant is the right fit for the company, Jaguar Land Rover have a thorough application and selection process.

The process is designed to be as fair and straightforward as possible and Jaguar Land Rover provide some valuable hints and tips to help you make the most out of your application.

If you would like to apply for this role or take a look at other graduate and undergraduate opportunities provided by Jaguar Land Rover, you can do so by visiting our graduate jobs board. If you want to find out more about Jaguar Land Rover, you can also take a look at their company profile.

Last Updated: Sunday November 28 2021
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