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Postgraduate Engineer - Cooling System Optimisation (28850)

Location: Coventry, GB

POSTED DATE: 13/07/2018

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PROJECT START: As soon as a successful candidate is found. 

PROJECT DURATION: Six to Twelve Months 

LOCATION:  Witley, Coventry UK 


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.



The main purpose of the Powertrain Cooling technical team is to provide the technical backbone for all Jaguar Land Rover Cooling Systems; providing initial system and component strategy and ongoing support throughout the development cycle ensuring robust deployment of technology in support of Jaguar Land Rover vehicle plans.


On this postgraduate placement, you’ll update the design and engineering process associated with the degas system; move from an iterative prototype based design process to a CAE /design rule based one. You’ll consider the structural and fluid flow performance of the degas system and develop via CAE/ test methodology a means for assessing degas/ swirl pot performance.


By developing our data analysis methodology in this way, you’ll contribute to the design and implementation of machine learning algorithms for the given engineering problem.



You’re currently on a postgraduate degree in an Engineering or Science related discipline. You’ve strong analytical skills, including the ability to conduct complex research into new technologies and manufacturing systems and tools; confident in explaining complex ideas and presenting these to senior stakeholders, your communication skills both verbal and written are excellent. If you have good mechanical engineering knowledge and an understanding of GD&T, that would be even better.

A resilient self-starter with a creative mind and the ability to resolve technical challenges with limited guidance, you’ll be able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to new ideas and inputs.



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.



This project is offered to those who are pursuing a postgraduate degree (at least MSc or equivalent) as a part of the Research Postgraduate Placement Scheme. All placements are offered on a fixed term contract and must complete within twelve months, or sooner if specified in the start and completion information as part of this specification. You will agree with your manager on a suitable start and finish time and project objectives aligned with your technical interests and business needs. Students must already have a Right to Work in the UK visa for the complete duration of the placement, and be able to undertake 40 hours per week, each week, for the duration of the project.





POSTING END DATE: 19/08/2018


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunities for all.


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