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Jaguar Land Rover launches graduate recruitment scheme

Published: Wednesday, 18 June 2008   Category: Graduate Job sector Reports

Jaguar Land Rover will take on around 600 new employees in a major recruitment drive.

Graduate engineers are required to work on new technology and product development programmes, while employment opportunities in purchasing, finance and human resources also exist.

Additionally, the car manufacturer will launch a new graduate two-year training scheme for more than 80 university leavers who will join the business in September.

Jaguar Land Rover chief executive David Smith said the drive demonstrated the confidence the firm had for the future
He stated: "With our new owners, we have entered an exciting era with stunning new models and ambitious technologies.

"I can't remember a better time to be part of the British car industry, and certainly it is a brilliant time for Jaguar Land Rover."

Human resources Director Des Thurlby said: "The campaign is up and running and Jaguar Land Rover will be targeting a number of different employment sectors to attract top quality candidates.

Global sales at Jaguar have increased in recent times, with the award-winning XF saloon and Land Rover products boosting the firm's market performance.

Indian motoring firm Tata Motors recently bought out Jaguar in a £1billion plus takeover deal.

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