Control Engineer at Jaguar Land Rover

Start Date:
2012
Location:
Solihull
Programme Type:
Degree Apprenticeship
Salary:
Review Date:

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Review Score

7.8/10

1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:

10/10

Control Engineer I assist the maintenance team in the body shop to deal with high level technical issues with robots, PLCs and automated equipment. I also make facility improvements to make the body shop more efficient, faster or safer.

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

10/10

Programming - PLC, robot, software Fault finding Electronics / electrical

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

10/10

I enjoy the responsibility and camaraderie in my day to day role.

4. How valued do you feel by Jaguar Land Rover?

10/10

I feel very valued in my role; I feel I have made a real contribution to the running of the shop and can deal with most issues by myself.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

4/10

As we are the first year through this programme, I feel it is unfair to comment too harshly but the organisation does leave something to be desired.

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?

1/10

Very little since changing from Warwickshire College to EDF, despite promises to the contrary.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?

10/10

As much as I need.

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?

10/10

Very well indeed

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

5/10

Probably. I have a life outside of work though.

9a. Would you recommend Jaguar Land Rover to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

It's a great company to work for.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Jaguar Land Rover? *

Good luck

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