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Vehicle Engineering Senior Testing & Development Engineer

Location: Coventry, GB

POSTED DATE: 14/11/2017

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LOCATION: Gaydon, Warwickshire

POSTING END DATE: 27/11/2017
ADVERTISED SALARY: £35,000 - £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.





This is the key technical department for the product creation process, leading the engineering from concept to customer. There are three parts to it: Attribute Quality and Process, Vehicle Engineering Management and the Vehicle Integrity team. This role is based within Vehicle Engineering, leading the technical development of all new and mid-cycle vehicle programmes.

Working here, you’ll give our vehicles their unique characteristics. It's all part of creating vehicles that delight customers and set us apart from the competition.


Vehicle Engineering Management is an incredibly diverse and stimulating department, and it is responsible for delivering the key characteristics that define the entire vehicle. It covers vehicle attributes such as aerodynamics, off-road capability, connected car, safety, sustainability, durability and other customer-focused measurable that characterise each vehicle. Vehicle Engineering Management lead the development and strategy of individual vehicle lines from the product starting point through all the development stages and press launch to full-vehicle production, ensuring all attributes are developed and delivered by utilising the appropriate technologies to a world-class standard. Vehicle Engineering enable vehicle development and sign-off through utilising leading facilities and systems.


Working as Senior Testing Engineer within our Vehicle Engineering department, you’ll take ownership of test and development plans, creating and supporting prototype vehicle specifications and supporting build strategy decisions across our Saloon and SUV platforms.


Reviewing vehicle architecture plans and co-ordinating software updates, including rig and test kits, you’ll understand core system changes and their impact on test and development.


You’ll analyse vehicle requirements from across the business, liaising with requestors and presenting accurate findings to senior management.




You’ll be team leader, with the ability to organise engineering teams and drive the resolution of test and development issues. You’ll have an in-depth understanding of vehicle systems architectures, challenging engineering teams and providing expertise when it comes to supporting prototype vehicle targets.


Ideally you’ll have a good understanding product creation and delivery systems and a background of supporting prototype creation and delivery within the automotive industry.



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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