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Lead Test Engineer

Location: Coventry, GB

POSTED DATE: 14/07/2017

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POSTING END DATE: 27/07/2017
ADVERTISED SALARY: £36,500 - £45,000
An ever-evolving heritage. A truly exciting future. Two of the world’s most iconic brands. Jaguar Land Rover is revered across the globe. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, we set the standards others want to follow. We want to keep it that way too. Which is where you join the journey.

LOCATION: Coventry, West Midlands


Using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll provide the power behind our vehicles working in our Powertrain Engineering team. You'll find the ideal balance between performance and sustainability, while responding to the environmental issues that shape our industry.

Powertrain Test Operations is responsible for the Build and Test of Prototype Engines in support of overall powertrain cycle plan. Prototype Engine Test supports this activity by establishing support and control of customer engine test requests ensuring that engines are tested to the correct procedure and process. Delivery of high quality data and observing test standards.

The Lead Test Engineer is responsible for leading the Test Engineers in delivery of individual test bookings to processes and optimising utilisation of the test beds. The engine test department supports all JLR engine powertrain products at both Whitley and Gaydon sites and provides support for prototype vehicle builds with validated power units. As Lead Engineer you’ll demonstrate extensive experience in engine test or engine build activities.


You’ll need a minimum NVQ Level 3 / HNC level qualification in an engineering discipline coupled with a high level of technical abilities in engine test or engine build disciplines with experience in facility operation, engine build and testing, engine test bed operational knowledge facility loading, and technical operation data generation.

In addition, you’ll have strong communication skills and proven leadership capabilities with experience in workload management and be a natural problem solver within a technical environment. Strong I.T skills including Microsoft Office competency to enable you to produce plans, presentations and graphs is a must.


Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

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