Nathan Ward

22 Astoria Drive, Bannerbrook Park, Coventry, CV4 9ZY 
Email: [email protected]

Personal Profile

A keen and passionate individual demonstrating determination, enthusiasm and perseverance. Not afraid of hard work and ready to apply fresh knowledge and expertise. Having been actively involved in motorsport for over 15 years and fully understands the desire to win and to be the best. Automotive industry experience with Jaguar Land Rover, Force India F1 Team and AP Racing.

Competent and confident engineer, proficient in a range of project management, process flow and quality control processes including AIMS, WERS, PACN and DFMEA. Author of several engineering standards and Bill of Process documents to optimise efficiency and ensure robustness by reducing risk of user error. Extensive experience of Dassault Systemes & IBM CAD software including Catia V5/V6, 3Dlive, Teamcenter and Digibuck. Hands on engineering experience and technical understanding from bespoke, one off vehicles up to Formula One level.

Recently worked in the Vehicle Personalisation department of Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations as a Senior Project Engineer for the Exterior Trim & Protection team. Responsible for delivery of exterior components across a number of products across new model programmes using advanced project management tools and techniques. Further responsibilities include supplier management (commercially and technically), warranty investigation including problem solving and root cause analysis and working in a focus group alongside senior management to understand and implement improvements to company quality.

Active member of the Coventry University Campus Team; giving presentations, hosting mock interviews and running Careers Fairs to promote JLR to the next generation of engineers.