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Propulsion Systems Engineer - Special Vehicle Operations

Jaguar Land Rover
Fen End
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Automotive Industry
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Early Career, Engineer
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Be a key part of the definition, development and delivery of electric vehicle powertrain systems for the flagship Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) division, creating world-class luxury, performance and capability. Working closely with the relevant Centres of Competence (CoCs) within SVO and Core Product Engineering, you will be analysing and combining high voltage battery systems and electric drive units to meet challenging vehicle programme attributes and requirements. This role will be responsible for helping to define and implement the future electric propulsion systems for Jaguar Land Rover's halo product.

This role is responsible for the definition; development and delivery of harmonised systems solutions, consisting of multiple interconnected components, into Jaguar Land Rover vehicles for the SVO Propulsion department.

The Powerpack Systems Engineer is responsible for ensuring that the Powerpack (or propulsion system, e.g. HV battery, on-board charger, electric drive units) are sufficiently specified through system requirements, and ensuring adherence to both legislative and corporate design standards. This role is responsible for ensuring that system requirements are fully traceable back to their origin at the vehicle level and then downwards, into the Centre of Competencies (CoCs), for example the HV battery or electric drive unit commodity teams, and for managing the cascade and impact analysis of changes in requirements.

System Functional and Non-Functional Analysis - carry out a range of analysis and investigations of the customer requirements to define the expected system functionality and their performance targets.
Evaluate multiple system design concepts and maintain integrity between system and its components to arrive at a harmonised solution
System Functional and Physical Architecture - Liaise with architecture teams to maintain alignment with the specified programmes, as well as electrical and physical vehicle architecture.



Good relevant experience of working in a Systems Engineering environment - ideally within the Automotive Sector
Model based engineering (MBE)
Requirements Management (RM)
Working knowledge of automotive high voltage systems, standards and legislation
Good verbal and written communications
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Track record as an effective team player with strong interpersonal skills
Relevant experience of system definition, system architecture development, requirements specification, design/performance modelling, systems integration, system assessment and acceptance
Full driving licence
Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred
An individual who is results driven with the ability to deliver operational plans in a highly demanding environment
An individual with the ability to prioritise their workload
A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas


Experience in applying Systems Engineering and in solving complex technical issues using a structured approach
Experience in Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and SysML using IBM Rational Rhapsody
Experience in IBM Rational DOORS
Class 3 and 4PG driver training level (JLR internal process), or equivalent. Area will support internal process


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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