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Vehicle Safety Engineer

Jaguar Land Rover
£33500 to £40000 per year
Closing date
11 Jul 2022

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Automotive, Safety
Automotive Industry
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Job description:

What to expect

As part of a small supportive team, the candidate will help develop future Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles. With specialist knowledge, they will work as part of a cross-functional team during several unique and exciting new vehicle programmes, responsible for testing the following test modes: front impact, side impact, rear impact, rollover, pedestrian impact, interior impact, crash sensing, rough road non-deployment testing.

The candidate will form part of the Vehicle Safety Test Team, working closely with both internal and external test facilities to deliver Vehicle Safety testwork to a high standard, supporting the test schedule to suit programme timing and priority, test data, other test engineers and vehicle logistics.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

* Liaise with CoC's and delivery teams to provide test service required, balancing planned & reactive test work
* Deliver test timing plans in accordance with programme demand
* Ensure vehicles are fit for test with correct components/electrical functionality
* Conduct crash tests/sensor abuse tests in line with internal & legal test standards
* Conduct pre & post test measurements
* Manipulate data formats to suit various customers
* Develop external crash test houses and ensure robust test processes are maintained. Deliver continuity and repeatability of results between test sites.

What you'll need

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

* The individual must have effective communication skills and be able to face off to various levels throughout the business including suppliers.
* Applicants should be familiar with all aspects of the vehicle architecture.
* Applicants should be familiar with Vehicle Safety Integration activity and testing activity.
* Candidates should have a high level of computer literacy, including data analysis tools.
* Driving licence.

* Relevant degree (e.g. Engineering / Maths / Physics) or equivalent experience
* Practical working knowledge of basic physics (mechanics, energy management, experimental test design, etc).
* Familiarity with vehicle architectures (Body system, Restraints systems, Fuel systems etc)
* Experience of testing, test laboratory environment & test procedures
* Working knowledge of all safety legislation & consumer test protocols


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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