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Concept Engines & Powertrain lead engineer

Jaguar Land Rover
£41600 to £54700 per year
Closing date
6 Oct 2022

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Job description:


Jaguar Land Rover's Powertrain function is looking to appoint a Lead Engineer whose primary purpose of will be to define and develop a series of research and advanced projects within the advanced engines and fuel cells area (which include system definition, collaborative project planning & attribute verification).

This role will contribute to the development of new technologies, systems and features up to ‘Concept Ready' where it is then handed over to the mainstream Engineering functions.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

* Advanced and research powertrain system layout, attribute specification & optimisation
* Delivery & demonstration of advanced powertrain technologies and associated projects
* Supervise the team and develop implementation/activity plans for advanced powertrain technologies to ensure robust processes are achieved on time and to Engineering Specification.
* Work with cross function and operational teams to ensure objectives and activity plans are captured in the overall project plans
* Develop of Proof-of-Concept technologies with support from key suppliers
* Provide technical support on projects when handing over to mainstream engineering


* Experience and knowledge in advanced powertrains with strong technical and development expertise
* Broad understanding of the pressures facing the strategic powertrain options over the next 10+ years
* Relevant experience in system definition, system architecture development, requirements specification, design/performance modelling, systems integration, system assessment and acceptance
* Ability of resolution of the key technical issues within a team environment
* An adaptable and pragmatic approach and a curious mind, continually asking ‘why'
* Ability to write reports and communicate to technical and non-technical audience.
* Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred

* A working knowledge of high-level powertrain system specification & attributes
* Experience with EU7 technologies
* Understanding of non- conventional powertrains, for example, Hydrogen propulsion systems, range extenders
* Previous experience of working with Universities and Research partners
* Working level experience of component and system level powertrain simulation tools


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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