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REQ ID:       39116
JOB TITLE: Performance & Economy Project Engineer
SALARY:     £34,000 - £44,200
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.





Our vehicles are admired and desired across the world for luxurious design and outstanding engineering. Driving them is an incredible experience; being the ideas and expertise behind their creation is even more exhilarating. Being part of our Engineering and Manufacturing team you'll join this journey.


As Performance & Economy Project Engineer you will be a key member of the P&E team, which is responsible for attribute development of performance, emissions and fuel economy and the combustion system development


Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Principally responsible for delivery of engine attribute demonstration, ensuring demonstration and development tasks are delivered on time and to the required data quality and delivery standards.
  • Ensure tests executed to correct procedures & operating conditions, accurately and produce high quality data.
  • Establish, maintain and communicate accurate test plans, that clearly identify the timing and specific requirements of test facilities required.
  • Support continuous improvement activity including creation and maintenance of JLR company standards relevant to role
  • Ensure validation tracking system is updated in line with test delivery.
  • Ensure appropriate utilisation metrics are accurately completed.
  • Compile accurate technical reports for P&E tests as evidence for attribute development and attribute demonstration and communicate clearly to all stakeholders.
  • Ensure P&E tests are conducted safely.
  • Support relevant technical reviews and lead/support issue resolution through established processes and standard JLR tools.
  • Interface with customers of the department efficiently. Lead interaction with test facilities and instrumentation departments, resolving any conflicts or escalating issues for resolution as necessary.




You will need to have a passion for the automotive industry. You will be a dynamic and determined individual, highly driven, committed and results-orientated with significant pace, energy and confidence. Able to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with strategic vision. A “can-do attitude is a must with the confidence to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style.


Technically you will need:

  • Proven knowledge of engine engineering.
  • Knowledge of engine components and systems.
  • Understanding of design principles and the application of quality tools within an engine engineering environment.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in relevant engineering discipline.
  • Experience within engine product development or design environment.
  • Knowledge of problem-solving and quality tools is essential.
  • Highly self-motivated and able to act on initiative.
  • Strong MS Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Project).
  • Experience and proficiency with AVL Concerto and ETAS INCA software
  • Experience with DOE-based engine optimization procedures and software tools such as AVL Cameo




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.







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