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Powertrain Rig System Design Lead

Location: Coventry, GB

POSTED DATE: 07/12/2017

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POSTING END DATE: 04/01/2018

SALARY: £40,000 - £50,000

LOCATION: Whitley, Warwickshire

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.




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.


As Powertrain Rig System Engineer, you’ll join the Trans, Driveline and Electrification Team in Powertrain Test Operations. With your team, you’ll deliver test capability which supports design, development and validation of Powertrain systems from controls development and calibration, through to certification and legislative compliance testing.


You work as part of a small organisation tasked with understanding and adapting hybrid and electric vehicle propulsion systems to fulfil a suite of tests as defined by the vehicle programme.  Elements of the intended powertrain system will be selected as the ‘System Under Test’ (SuT) and will need to be combined with other production and prototype parts to produce a design that will interface with the test facility.


You’ll adhere to agreed customer schedules, deliver high quality data output from System under Test (SuT). You’ll also have had adherence to iteratively more challenging design, delivery and commissioning plans.




You’ll have a relevant Engineering Degree within Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Control or System Engineering. Able to work independently and as part of a wider team, you’ll have strong communication skills and a proactive willingness to learn.


You’ll have the ability to accurately and concisely present complex technical ideas or project issues to a diverse audience and will be confident challenging existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style.


You’ll have a Customer-first attitude with a passion for continuous improvement. Along with a high standard of computer literacy, you’ll have the competency to produce plans, presentations, graphs, and process and Single Point Lesson (SPL) documents. Finally you’ll have a full UK driving license with less than 6 penalty points, no disqualification.




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.


The successful candidate for the above role will retain their current employer, i.e. if you are a Jaguar employee you will continue to be administered on the Jaguar grading structure with the associated terms and conditions. If you are a Land Rover employee you will continue to be administered on the Land Rover grading structure with the associated terms and conditions.


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

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