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Senior Engine Test Engineer

Location: Coventry, GB

POSTED DATE: 10/08/2018

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POSTING END DATE: 24/08/2018

LOCATION: Whitley, Coventry
ADVERTISED SALARY: £41,900 - £54,500

This role is also eligible for other additional allowances to base salary


The Power Train Manufacturing Engineering (PTME) department are responsible for the development and introduction of new and modified test processes and facilities, which are associated with new model introductions and model year changes within Assembly and Test. The team is supporting future engine developments for the complete range of Jaguar Land Rover vehicles. 

Joining the team as a Senior Engine Test Engineer you'll work collaboratively with the Product Development Engineers, facility vendors and tooling suppliers, to ensure that component and whole engine designs meet world class quality and efficiency standards.

You’ll utilise your test knowledge to lead the development and implement assembly in-process test methodologies and provide technical leadership to the PTME Assembly & Test Team with particular emphasis on the following: 

•    Taking the lead as the SME (Subject Matter Expert) for Key Test Facilities in particular Cold Test Cells, Dyno and Hot Test Facilities and acting as the first escalation point for technical issues, offering guidance to the wider Test team.
•    You’ll be responsible for the introduction of assembly in-process testing, in particular Cold Test Facilities. Working closely with specialist test cell suppliers in the delivery, commission and hand over of new facilities.
•    You’ll drive continuous improvement by establishing a specific course of action, appropriately managing time, tasks, budgets and resources to ensure a first class service to our customer base.


You’ll have in-depth knowledge and experience of in-process test equipment, with particular emphasis on Cold Test, Hot Test and Dyno Test. Strong project management skills in the delivery of Power Train Test Facilities and robust base engine knowledge within a test environment is also required.

You’ll be a strong communicator, both written & verbally and have the confidence to present your information in front of groups of people, including Senior Management. Strong leadership skills, with proven people management skills and the ability to coordinate & support groups of people through complex processes in a fast paced and demanding environment would be an advantage.

Finally you’ll be educated to a Degree level in a relevant Engineering discipline, however candidates with the equivalent experience will also be considered.
Jaguar Land Rover considers that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list.  Therefore, Jaguar Land Rover will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the UK.


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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