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REQ ID: 52756
JOB TITLE: Battery Manager
SALARY: Competitive Salary & Benefits
POSTING END DATE: 12/02/2021
LOCATION: Fen End - West Midlands
Dreaming for tomorrow is about more than ideas and ambitions. We’re already building the next generation of vehicles, using repurposed and brand-new technology and techniques. We’re doing more than dream, we’re creating the future of mobility and automotive for years to come.




It’s not every day you come across high performance versions of existing models, luxury bespoke commissions, heritage models or individually tailored vehicles that set pulses racing. Unless you join us at Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Operations (SO).


Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) are a key part of the SO Organisation delivering World Class Products that amplify our core brand values in Ultimate Luxury, Ultimate Sports Performance and Ultimate Capability.  SVO are a Performance based organisation with a Formula 1 team mind-set that requires the best engineers to strengthen its capabilities. Our world class team is currently looking for an experienced HV Battery Manager to complement our expanding team.


In this role you’ll lead the technical delivery of high voltage traction battery systems for Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) products across the Jaguar Land Rover range of vehicles. You’ll be responsible for leading and developing a team of senior engineers in order to develop and deliver a comprehensive and aligned strategy for the full life cycle delivery of HV batteries from both suppliers and within Jaguar Land Rover. In this role you’ll be responsible for delivery across the full life cycle including specification, design, integration, verification and launch activities.




As the HV Battery Manager within SVO you’ll have expert knowledge of BEV and PHEV battery systems and associated technologies. The role demands strong technical leadership utilising cross functional resource, planning and reporting status and the versatility to deal with changing circumstances whilst both identifying risks and possible solutions to challenging issues. Providing clear direction and balancing of attribute trade-offs whilst considering the programme deliverables on quality, cost, weight, function and timing are critical aspects of the role.


Knowledge, Skills & Experiance:



  • Degree in an Engineering discipline with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience.
  • Expert knowledge of BEV and PHEV battery systems and associated technologies.
  • Proven delivery experience of HV propulsion systems.
  • Experience of solving complex technical issues using a structured approach with the ability to identify areas for improvement
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills



  • Proven experience of managing delivery of complex systems from the supplier base.
  • Experience of successful engineering delivery in a low investment environment.
  • Understanding of regulations applicable to BEV and PHEV batteries.
  • Experience of leadership and management of technical teams, with evidence of a coaching style to develop people to top performance.



Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.






Jaguar Land Rover has long pushed the boundaries of technology. Now digital innovation lies at the heart of our business – because it is central to our future strategy. We are focused on the development of electric, connected and driverless cars that will reshape the whole industry. Joining us is your chance to help redefine who we are and where we’re going.

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We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training.



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