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REQ ID: 37731
JOB TITLE: Inverter Lead Engineer
SALARY: £45,000 - £50,000
POSTING END DATE: 25.09.2019
LOCATION: Coventry


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.




The Power Electronics team is responsible for the hardware and software design and implementation for components such as DcDc converters, Traction Inverters and Off-Board/On-Board Chargers. The team is heavily involved in current and future electrification programmes and is thereby actively contributing to the Jaguar Land Rover CO2 route map.


The purpose of this role is to coordinate the design, development, testing and introduction of new Traction Inverters including hardware and software in to JLR vehicle programs. The role requires the individual to deliver the commodity plan to quality, cost and time and lead on the technical content and integrity of specific components and systems across specific programmes.


As the Inverter Lead Engineer you’ll deliver the commodity plan to quality, cost and time, including maintaining the Worldwide Engineering Release System. You’ll also be managing change requests, expenditure forecasting and the relevant supplier teams in support of delivery of the programme milestones. The role will also have responsibility to resolve issues with component engineering and vehicle attribute teams to develop designs that meet targets. In summary you’ll ensure all appropriate Jaguar Land Rover standards are met through-out.



As the Inverter Lead Engineer you’ll be expected to have strong project management skills. You’ll also have a good understanding of power electronics, experience in leading an engineering team of up to 5 engineers is also expected. 

These are the requirements for the Inverter Lead Engineer:

•    Project management skills
•    Root cause analysis techniques (e.g. Six Sigma, 5 Whys, Fishbone, 8D etc)
•    Capable to lead EMC testing, HILST testing, supplier commodity planning
•    Degree qualified (engineering, science or mathematics preferred) 
•    Capable using CAN tools such as CANape, CANoe, CANalyser, INCA

•    Previous experience on HEVs, PHEVs and BEV vehicle configurations
•    Previous experience within engineering or programme planning departments
•    Previous experience with Power Electronics and Hardware Development




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 and performance related bonus scheme. 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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