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Senior Test Engineer - Electrification Propulsion

Location: Coventry, GB

POSTED DATE: 15/07/2018

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POSTING END DATE: 13/08/2018

ADVERTISED SALARY: £41,900 - £54,500


Jaguar Land Rover will not support an application for visa sponsorship for this role and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the 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.



With your in-depth knowledge and experience of developing and implementing test processes for Electrification propulsion systems, you’ll join our Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering (PTME) department as a Senior Test Engineer. The department are responsible for the development and introduction of new and modified processes and facilities associated with new model introductions and model year changes, within Test to enable future electrification developments in support of the Jaguar Land Rover range of vehicles. You will be a key part of the Test team, working closely with Product Development Engineers, Facility vendors and Suppliers to ensure that components and whole propulsion designs meet world class quality and efficiency standards.


You’ll utilise your knowledge to develop and implement test processes and facilities to deliver the safety, quality, delivery and cost objectives.  These facilities include all end of line test types for Electrification propulsion systems, such as Battery pack charge/discharge, Battery Management system interfaces, Electrical testing for E motors, including but not limited to Back EMF, surge tests, winding testing, Rig/Dyno Test and NVH testing for drive units. You’ll also have the responsibility to work in a team of Engineers and be accountable for all tasks associated with the planning and implementation of new and major changes to test facilities and to ensure a first class service to our customer base.



You’ll have experience within the automotive industry working on electric propulsion systems or be able to clearly demonstrate transferable skills, coupled with the knowledge in the management of Dyno test cells, and test rigs. Ideally, educated to Degree level in Manufacturing Systems or a similar engineering discipline. Candidates with HNC / HND and the relevant experience would be considered.


You’ll be proficient with use of PC Systems & Packages, and have awareness of Process Authoring Tool (GSPAS), simulation and virtual toolsets i.e. Digital-buck, Process Simulate and CATIA V5 and Byteworx’s. You’ll have good experience and understanding of testing protocols with an ability to analyse and interpret data output from test. 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.


You’ll be an effective leader with the ability of coordinating large groups of people through complex processes in a fast paced and demanding environment, and the ability to implement change effectively and ensure efficient running of the operation with the ability to use planning and timing tools to deliver on-going projects across national and international Jaguar Land Rover site.  


You’ll be highly motivated, have excellent quality awareness with the drive and enthusiasm to deliver a world class product.



Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you will find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team. As well as the impressive benefits that all our employees receive (including a privilege car purchase scheme, competitive pension scheme and 26 days holiday entitlement), there are some additional benefits open to our Managers. This includes access to our highly competitive Employee Car Ownership (ECO) scheme which provides a Jaguar, Land Rover or Ford brand car at extremely favourable cost compared to traditional company car lease schemes. In addition to the car scheme we provide private health cover (which includes travel insurance) and performance-related bonus schemes. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.
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