Apprentice, Diversity & Inclusion, Early Careers, Home Page, Manufacturing Engineering

Being part of a diverse team is important to me, as I get inspiration from each person I work with

“It is a very exciting time to be a digital apprentice in Manufacturing Engineering. Manufacturing is always advancing through technology and digitalisation, so there are many opportunities and projects to work on. I have been able to improve and apply my coding skills whilst also learning about traditional engineering processes.

I am looking forward to being part of a diverse team working on the technological advancement in Manufacturing. Working in a diverse team is important to me, as I usually get inspiration from each person I work with and it is great to have different people working towards a shared goal.

I would recommend the DTS apprenticeship to anyone who enjoys working in a diverse team and is looking to learn and apply new technological concepts to make improvements in engineering.”

Design, Early Careers, People, Undergraduate

From day one, I have been taken seriously, as a valued member of the team.

‘During my placement at Jaguar Land Rover, I am part of the Interior Surfacing team. My department works to perfect all the interior surfaces the customer can see, balancing both design intent with manufacturing feasibility. After 3 months of training on a CAD software new to me, I am now working on live programs, helping to develop and finalise the A-surface geometry of interior parts for production. The team are always happy to help me, creating a really supportive environment in which to learn and develop my skills.

As well as gaining invaluable experience within my department, this opportunity has also offered the development of many professional soft skills, including presenting, teamwork, and project management. Gaining these skills at Jaguar Land Rover so early in my career, gives me great confidence in progressing further.

Additionally, the undergraduate programme has provided endless occasions to network with likeminded people at all levels of the business. From socialising with fellow Interns to presenting my work to senior designer’s, Jaguar Land Rover’s people culture has given me the chance to interact with and learn from everyone I meet.

From day one, I have been taken seriously, as a valued member of the team, being actively encouraged to contribute to the design and development of Jaguar Land Rover’s cutting edge vehicles. Having gained so much already, I’m excited for what lies ahead.’

There are still opportunities to join us on our undergraduate programmes in design and engineering. Find out more here Undergraduates (jaguarlandrovercareers.com).

Analtyics, Analytics, Early Careers, Featured, Graduate, Home Page

I am able to express my thoughts and ideas openly.

‘Pursuing a career in analytics has always been an aspiration of mine because I believe that data-driven decision making is key to providing value to your business.

I knew the Jaguar Land Rover People Analytics graduate scheme would be a perfect fit for me because the team’s mission is to drive business value, decision-making and insights from data.

The first 6 weeks of the graduate scheme involved training that introduced me to the basics of data science, data engineering, data visualisation and stakeholder management – this training has been beneficial to my learning and development. It has helped me to build upon my existing knowledge and enabled me to become confident in presenting to senior stakeholders. During such a short space of time, I can already see an improvement in my technical skills, and I am excited to continue developing my skills throughout my career at Jaguar Land Rover.

Being a part of the People Analytics team is exciting because I will be part of a newly formed team that is leading a change in HR. The people analytics team are aiming to develop a culture in HR of data-based decision-making by moving from instinct based people decisions towards the use of analytical dashboards and predictive modelling by business and HR leaders.

At Jaguar Land Rover I feel that my contributions are valued, and I am able to express my thoughts and ideas openly. My mentor and manager continue to encourage my professional development and learning and having this level of support is a great indication that I am in the right environment to grow.’

We still have opportunities to join us on our Graduate Analytics and Digital Programme. Find out more here Analytics and Digital Graduate Programme – Jaguar Land Rover (jaguarlandrovercareers.com)

Early Careers, Engineering, Home Page, Undergraduate

As an undergraduate, I have learnt more than I ever expected.

‘At the start of my placement, I was assigned to the Human Factors team, an attribute in Vehicle Engineering. Human Factors develop ergonomic requirements for the vehicles, applying knowledge of people, their abilities, characteristic and limitations, with the aim of creating a high functioning and luxury experience for the customer.

I hadn’t previously had any experience within ergonomics, but so far, I’ve found it incredibly interesting and learnt more than I ever expected in such a short space of time. My manager gave me the opportunity to learn to use a human modelling software and the main CAD platform, which have now become the core part of my job. This made my role feel key to the team and means I get to work on projects with disciplines across the company.

Engineering is notoriously a male dominated field, however Jaguar Land Rover have put a lot of work into improving diversity and making a comfortable and inclusive environment. I have always felt valued and listened to and have been truly impressed with Jaguar Land Rover’s commitment to increasing the number of women in engineering, particularly within Early Careers.

I’d really recommend that any new starter come in with the confidence to speak up and get involved with everything they find interesting. As an undergraduate, you’ll never know everything, but people will want to hear a new perspective and help you learn as much as possible.’

Applications for our Undergraduate Programmes are now open. Find out how you can help define the future of movement here: http://ow.ly/rR5850GmK72

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Diversity & Inclusion, Early Careers, Engineering, Home Page, Powertrain, Undergraduate

Everyone around you wants the best for you and are willing to help you out.


“Even though Jaguar Land Rover is a large company I’ve been given lots of responsibilities straight away and really feel I’m part of the team. Everyone around you wants the best for you and are willing to help you out and include you in all the new and exciting projects. My manager and the Early Careers team have tailored projects and my placement based of what I would like from my experience here.


Currently I’m work on a project in EDS on harnesses, alongside three of my own projects that I’ll complete throughout my yearlong placement. I will present these projects at the end of my placement with my learnings.


There are fewer women in engineering, especially in Powertrain, than men but this is changing with the new intakes in early careers. It’s an exciting time to be a part of the business.”


Applications for our Undergraduate Programmes are now open. Find out how you can help define the future of movement here: http://ow.ly/rR5850GmK72


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