Much like the vehicles we produce, Jaguar Land Rover is made of many working parts. If we were to lose just one part, we simply wouldn’t be as effective as we are now. But however different each department is, they are joined together by the shared idea that lifelong learning, opportunities and specialist training can help us all, the company and our people, to continue being successful, together. Many minds. One future.
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Finance. Legal. IT & Technology. There are many different areas that comprise our Commercial department. We are the ones who ensure Jaguar Land Rover continues to work as efficiently and as effectively as it can. We’re all about the cars. And we’re all about the people.
Jack started his career as a solicitor. But his love of our vehicles was too strong. So he moved industries and came to work in our Purchasing department. His young son is excited by what he does and together, when not in work, they construct objects out of Lego. Here, Jack talks about how his outside-the-box thinking meant he could create a brand new role within the company and use his skills to reach his full potential.Discover Human Resources Watch Jack's story
James has only been with us for a few years, and yet thanks to his skill and determination, he’s already risen rapidly through the ranks. Both James and his husband work with us, and James has truly excelled in the HR department. Over the years, he’s found a role where he can really progress and he’s even thinking about his future and where he can go within the company.Discover Human Resources Watch James's story
Harriet started her career with us as a graduate. Since then she has managed to secure a full-time position in PR. Here, she talks to us about her time on the Graduate Scheme and what opportunities she was given while working with us. In her time here, both as part of the scheme and beyond, she’s been part of some really exciting projects, including one based overseas in Germany.Discover PR & Communications Watch HARRIET's story
Powertrain Engineering. Electrical Engineering. Skilled Trades. These are just some of the areas that make up our Engineering & Manufacturing department. Here, we create. We build. And we breathe life into our world-class and award-winning vehicles.
Andy MacFarlane works in Manufacturing. There, he ensures the cars are rolling off the lot, ready to go, and in perfect condition for our customers. In the past, he fixed and maintained helicopters while in the Army; then he was the Off-Track Area Production Manager for the Defender – something he’s really proud of. Nowadays, you can find him inspecting our vehicles with the utmost precision.Discover Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Watch Andrew's story
Khaoula Layerle. A Parisian. And a top-class engineer. After she got her PHD, she joined our team as an Electrical Systems Engineer. Since then, she’s been promoted to a senior level and works with a lot more people and a lot more components. And it’s not just work she’s passionate about – she also has an interest in rugby, tennis and Formula E.Discover Electrical Engineering Watch Khaoula's story
A doctor in sports engineering. A lecturer and academic. An athletic coach and world-record breaker. Gilly Mara has a great deal of life experience. She’s done many amazing things in her young years, and now she can add working at Jaguar Land Rover to that list. Here, she tells us about her achievements and how she has transferred her skills from the outside world to her roles at Jaguar Land Rover.Discover Body Engineering Watch GILLY's story
Apprentices. Graduates. Undergraduates. They are the future. They are the ones who will continue to push Jaguar Land Rover to the limits of innovation, design and performance. We encourage. We nurture. And we are always amazed at the ideas and drive of our young people.
Alex Tomlinson won the Young Apprentice of the Year 2016. And he hasn’t looked back. After starting his degree at university and realising there were more interesting opportunities at Jaguar Land Rover, he quickly moved on to a Degree Apprenticeship with us. Known for his quick initiative, when Alex’s team needed a new machine, he didn’t buy one. He built one. It’s just one of the amazing things he has done in his time here.Discover Degree Apprenticeships Watch ALEX's story
At work, Lindsay is a graduate who works in Package Engineering. In her spare time, she’s a volunteer dinghy instructor. So it’s not just road-worthy vehicles she has an interest in. In fact, Lindsay was chosen to be a representative for Jaguar Land Rover at the America’s Cup where she got involved with some of our other engineering teams. She started with us by completing three summer placements, then joined us on the Graduate Scheme. Here, she tells us about her journey so far.Discover Graduate Schemes Watch LINDSAY's story
Ben started with us as an Advanced Apprentice. He’s now moved on to work in our Vehicle Testing area. Here he watches our vehicles closely, and how they react under crash situations. He has a passion for motorsports, which certainly helps when it comes to working at Jaguar Land Rover. And this passion really shows through. Ben has won some prestigious awards for his work. And one even got him in front of Prince Charles.Discover Advanced Apprenticeships Watch BEN's story
Design. Quality. Research. And that’s just the beginning. Those of us who work in our Product Creation department focus on beauty, performance and the pioneering features that deliver that extra flourish to our vehicles. For us, it’s all about ideas. After all, it’s ideas that make our world go round.
From custom-made vehicles to custom-made guitars, Wayne Burgess knows great design. He puts his talent to good use in many different areas, including his rock band. And it’s this transferable set of skills that has allowed him to rise up through the company and become one of its most valued people. Here he tells us about how Jaguar Land Rover has developed over the years.Discover Design Watch Wayne's story
Urmila has travelled and worked abroad, her curiosity leading the way. Now she has found herself working in our Research department, where she can really tap into her curious nature. She has a number of exciting projects under her belt, including MindSense. This focused on technology that could read drivers’ brainwaves and use them to control features in their car. Ultimately, she looks towards the future, both for herself and for the company as lots of her projects will only come into effect many years after they’ve been thought of.Discover Research Watch Urmila's story