January 08, 2014

JLR launches recruitment campaign for world-class manufacturing team

Jaguar Land Rover has launched the first significant campaign to recruit 1,400 employees at its new state-of-the-art Engine Manufacturing Centre based at the i54 South Staffordshire business park near Wolverhampton. The first phase will see the creation of
in the region of 600 manufacturing roles at the plant in the next four years.

Jaguar Land Rover is investing more than £500-million in its new Engine Manufacturing Centre bringing engine supply back to its production doorstep providing significant new resource to support continued innovation. These roles will be required to support the manufacture of Jaguar Land Rover's new family of high technology, low emission engines. The team will be responsible for the assembly of engine components, operation of the plant's world-class manufacturing equipment, supporting tool changes and material line feed.

"Our new Engine Manufacturing Centre is a significant strand of Jaguar Land Rover's global growth ambitions and it is critical that we have a world-class manufacturing team at the heart of our new plant, " said Trevor Leeks, the Engine Manufacturing Centre's new Operations Director.

"We are entering the next phase of the programme with our small team moving onsite just last week. Today, we are starting to build our operational team for the future with the launch of our recruitment campaign. We are looking for dedicated, committed and passionate people to join the Jaguar Land Rover team at the Engine Manufacturing Centre."

The Engine Manufacturing Centre's team currently stands at around 100 people including 18 apprentices and 6 graduates. In addition to the manufacturing roles at the plant, there are also additional opportunities available in a range of engineering and supervisory roles.


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