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REQ ID: 109239
JOB TITLE: Battery Validation Test Engineer - Mechanical Durability
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 16/12/2022
LOCATION: Gaydon

 

We’re re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.

 

THE ROLE

 

Jaguar Land Rover is harnessing technology to make driving smarter, safer and cleaner. You can help create a world in which responsible, sustainable vehicles revolutionise the driving experience for generations. Our vision is to leverage the incredible potential of technology to build vehicles that not only offer a premium, all-encompassing digital experience, but that also make our customers lives better.

In this role you will be a key member of the Design Validation team as the Battery Validation Test Engineer, within the team we are responsible for functional Electrical and thermal performance, mechanical and environmental durability and certification as part of battery unit programme delivery. You will report to the Principal Engineer but will also work with Module and Technical Leads to work on different project requirements.

 

Key Responsibilities will include:

 

  • Principally responsible for delivery of battery mechanical validation testing, ensuring validation test activity is 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.
  • Analyse test data using nCode Glyphworks, LMS test lab, Concerto, CANalyser and Matlab
  • Compile accurate technical reports for DV tests as evidence for component and system sign-off and communicated clearly to all stakeholders.
  • 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 (TPJLR / STJLR).
  • Ensure DV tests are conducted safely and in accordance to JLR H&S policies.
  • Support relevant technical reviews and lead/support issue resolution through established processes and standard JLR tools (AIMS/8D).
  • Interface with customers of the department effectively. Lead interaction with customers and suppliers, resolving any conflicts and escalating issues for resolution as necessary.
  • Ensure functional status for allocated systems is clearly reported on through comprehensive technical understanding, in support of overall DVP and engineering sign-off.

 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

 

In order to be considered for this position it is advantageous to hold a formal qualification such as Degree within Engineering or any other relevant subjects.

The successful candidate needs to be able to prioritise workload and lead issue resolution either individually or as part of a cross-functional team; be highly self-motivated and able to act on initiative; have strong MS Office skills; understanding of design principles and the application of quality tools within a product engineering environment and have strong technical background with knowledge and experience of components NVH or mechanical durability (vibration and shock).

 

Essential

 

  • Experience of component/system design and mechanical validation.
  • Experience and proficiency in control system software and data processing using nCode Glyphworks, LMS test lab, Concerto, CANalyser and Matlab.
  • Use of software programming to assist efficient data processing (Excel VBA, Matlab, Concerto Scripting).

 

Desirable

 

  • Experience within automotive product design & development environment.
  • Previous experience of issue resolution using problem solving and quality tools within a project team environment.
  • Good working knowledge of Product Creation Delivery System (or similar process).
  • Understanding of battery design architecture in an automotive engineering environment.

 

 

SO WHY US?

 

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.

This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

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