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Battery Development Lead Engineer

Jaguar Land Rover
£40000 to £48000 per year
Closing date
19 May 2022

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Job description:


The battery engineering department is responsible for the design, development and engineering sign off of all batteries both designed inhouse and bought in. The department comprises a matrix organisation of designers, test and validation engineers and programme leaders.

Integration Engineers perform a vital role in the battery engineering design maturation process ensuring that the supplier design team are all working in context and are aligned with programme assumptions. The integration team also provide overall technical reporting for design progress toward virtual builds and test progress as stated in RMDV, along with provision of control and documentation for build instrumentation, build deviation documentation, build process and manufacturing process documentation. The key role in the LV battery development is the validation of the software and hardware integration into the programme milestones.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities:

* Provide BMS ECU hardware specification and critique.
* Cascade SW controls requirements as release plans.
* Primary contact with project design leads driving HW/SW integration and validation at component and vehicle level.
* Ownership of GRADE review with HW suppliers.
* Support the testing of electrical and electronic components to Environmental test standards.
* Work with suppliers to deliver prototypes and parts to schedule.
* Work closely with design functions responsible for wiring harness and connectors, ensuring successful integration of electrical components.
* Responsible to design and deliver HIL platforms for SW validation and verification.
* Compile and present major gateway status for engine integration and report to Vehicle and Powertrain Teams
* Escalate and communicate issues and roadblocks for arbitration and suggest solutions within engines, powertrain and vehicle.


* Have a degree or equivalent in electrical / electronic engineering or associated discipline (or relevant time served experience), with a sound understanding of engineering principles
* Knowledge of battery and hybrid propulsion systems
* Familiar with ASPICE and ISO26262
* Considerable experience of automotive controls and associated electrical / electronic hardware
* Possess an expert knowledge of vehicle electrical systems architecture
* Expert knowledge of automotive HW development cycle, and expertise in system and component specification, design, development and sign-off (using relevant tools)
* Demonstrate the ability to diagnose, test and fault find electrical systems
* Track record in managing product life cycle through design control process
* Experience with Matlab/Simulink
* Experience with Vector tools such as CANalyzer

* Familiar with vehicle packaging zone leader processes
* Good understanding of project management milestones and deliverables
* Extruded part and fastener experience.


Innovative. Trusted. Pioneering. These three qualities have always summed up Jaguar Land Rover. They have been encapsulated within the performance, luxury and excellence of all our products. They are what every person working for us lives and breathes.

We have been automotive industry pioneers for more than six decades. Jaguar debuted in 1935. Land Rover made its celebrated entrance in 1948.

From then until now, we have been at the forefront of technical innovation in all areas of vehicle development. Through our revolutionary technologies, performance and craftsmanship, we have pushed the boundaries of what the industry considers possible over and over again. Our efforts have led to some of the most iconic nameplates ever to grace the road.

With an ever-evolving history and exhilarating future, this is the place to drive your pursuit for success. This is where you'll push the boundaries of your potential. This is where you'll put excellence in motion.

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