Banning make-up, iPods and jewellery on the Evoque production line are just a few of the obsessive rules governing staff at Halewood, where one new car is built every 70 seconds.
But what is life like putting the finishing touches on one of the UK's greatest manufacturing success stories of recent years?
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Since its release in September 2011 the Range Rover Evoque has become one of the most popular models on the market with a waiting list stretching into 2013.
Over 1,000 new jobs were created at the Halewood plant on Merseyside to build the new car after the plant was handpicked to build the 'baby' Range Rover.
The key is attention to detail; and Land Rover is obsessive about its new big seller. For example, strict production line rules means only two out of 1,000 models it produces need to go back for paint touch ups.
As a new model comes off the line every 70 seconds at the Halewood plant, work efficiency is the golden quality that makes the plant tick and produces flawless luxury SUVs at an incredible rate.
But it is only when you speak to an employee on the production line that the obsessive level of detail going into every Range Rover Evoque becomes apparent:
"One of the most important things before I even leave the house is that I do not put any deodorant on because the fumes can damage the paint. Even jewellery is a no-go as it can chip the paint. I have a friend in the plant who always wears his wedding ring, but it has to be taped up so there is no chance of it scratching anything.
"You have always got to be on your toes when you are on the production line, even when you work on the Buy-Off section like I do, because my job is to sand and buff the cars paint after a machine has painted it, so attention to detail is crucial.
"When a car reaches our team at the Buy-Off, each car has already been specified with equipment and a paint job, so we follow the instructions that are given with each model.
Paint - Black Nightmare
Choosing a colour for your new Range Rover Evoque? If you're not choosing a white car, it means more work for those inside the plant.
"I have to look for any imperfections or any bubbles in the paint. White cars are quite easy to do because you can easily see any marks, as opposed to black cars which can be a bit of a nightmare.
"We sometimes get some strange and funky colours through. I remember once when I was on the line a matt black Evoque came through, the rumour was that it was for a footballer."
The luxury SUV, kitted out with the help of Victoria Beckham and priced from £29,000 in the UK, is given the same care and attention the Range Rover is given - and it is this quality that has led to sales of the Evoque comfortably outstripping demand.
But before employees can even start thinking about working on a car, they need to follow strict procedures outside the plant.
Employees are also forbidden to take their overalls home as washing detergent chemicals can damage the paint work if they were to lean on the car. Instead, employees are given clean overalls each day when they arrive.
The strict, yet necessary rules continue when they are working on the actual production line:
"As each car roles along to us in the Buy-Off, our eyes need to be all over it, checking for chips, bubbles or any imperfections whatsoever. This means we need to be alert at all times and cannot listen to music, which includes iPods and radios, or be on our phones. The Freelander model is particularly tricky to look over as its shape is slightly more intricate than the Evoque.
"We are said be given around 70 seconds to do our thing on each car, although after around 30 seconds the next car is ready to be seen to, so 70 seconds is more like the time it takes a car to travel completely past us on the line. Sometimes, if we are really busy or we have been given a Land Rover Freelander with a difficult paint specification, which is quite often the case, then we may run over our time limit.
"If this happens then we can either make a note and pass it onto a person in the next section of the production line for them to finish, or we can ask a 'floater' to help us out."
The floaters are essential to keeping the line going efficiently. They move in-between different sections of the production line and lend a hand if anybody runs out of time or needs help fetching equipment.
In the Halewood plant, the employees work around the production line, not the other way around. This means that if they want to take a break on a shift, they need to make sure the production line is in a fit position to be left.
"When it comes to taking a break on your shift, you work around the production process. I am given around one hour and 10minutes for my break each shift. If we are behind, then we keep working until there is a more appropriate time to take a break.
"But there is always a room of employees that act as on-call workers, so that if we really need a break they can step in and take over. This is why getting into work on time is so important.
"Each part of the plant has its own efficient routine where seconds count. To be completely honest I couldn't tell you what the other parts of the plant where, there are so many. To put it in perspective, the Buy-Off where I work is around 70 metres long, but the entire production line is somewhere around 13 miles long.
"I sometimes get offered to work on other parts of the line, including the Waxing Booth - which adds a waterproof coat to the car, and the Light Tunnel - which checks the paint for imperfections. When you come to working on different sections of the line it is just a case of learning as you go."
This fast working attitude was established in the training process in the first few weeks of coming to the plant. The training included a range of observational tests and assembly tasks. As well as getting employees used to the speed of a production line by having them split into small groups and manufacturer their own model bikes.
The training also eased them into the demanding shifts that the job requires. These demanding shifts include early morning/afternoon shifts, which start at 6am and end at 2pm, and afternoon/night shifts which start at 2pm and end at 1:15am.
"When you get used to the routine and the early 4am wake ups, it's not that hard working at Halewood. You just need to be able to work fast and under pressure. It can be tiring as you have to be constantly on the go, which is especially hard if you have been up since half 4am. But it's all worth it when you get your pay check.
"I get £11.42 an hour. On a Saturday I get pay and a half and on a Sunday I get double pay, but I can only work two weekends a month. This means that if I work seven days of afternoon / night shifts, I can earn around £1,067 a week. But sometimes it is nice to see an Evoque or a Freelander on the road and think 'I built that'.
"When I get home from work, I do what everyone else in the plant does. I Sleep."
Working at Halewood
Getting the job
"I was told that Jaguar Land Rover were hiring by my cousin who works at the Halewood plant. I went online to apply and had to complete a series of online tests, which included basic Maths questions and spot the difference activities to test your observational skills. After applying I was then contacted a few days later by Manpower via my mobile saying that they wanted me to come to the Halewood plant for an interview.
"The interview process was more like trials. When I arrived I was grouped with about 12 other interviewees and we were asked to stick magnets on different points of a car. Then there were other small activities like putting peddles together and repeating the process over and over, or sitting another online test but in exam conditions.
Lunch time at the Halewood plant
"When I am on my break I usually get something to eat in one of the shops or in the cafeteria. There are loads of different types of shops including magazine shops, sandwich shops and drink stalls. There are also vending machines scattered around the plant.
"Most of the time I just buy some chips and beans from the cafeteria and chill out there, or I bring some curry and microwave it in the kitchen. The cafeteria is quite nice, it's not particularly snazzy, it's more like a basic school cafeteria. The cafeteria also serves breakfast before a certain time.
"If we want, we can put money on our clock-in cards and scan them when we pay for things so that we don't have to carry money around with us. When we go back to work after our break it is pretty much the same process."