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JOB TITLE: Lead Brakes NVH Engineer
POSTING END DATE: 31/05/2023

REQ Number - 113764


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.



Are you passionate about automotive engineering and fascinated by the intricate world of brake NVH refinement? If you're seeking an exciting and rewarding role that combines project management and supplier collaboration, we have the perfect opportunity for you. Join our prestigious SVO team as a Brakes NVH Project Engineer and play a pivotal role in delivering exceptional brake NVH performance across all JLR SVO product lines.


In this role, you won't be directly involved in the technical aspects of testing and fixing brake NVH issues. Instead, you'll be responsible for managing key suppliers who will handle these tasks on our behalf. By working closely with our trusted partners, you'll be the driving force behind achieving our brake NVH attribute targets.


As the lead engineer, your responsibilities will encompass a wide range of tasks, including target setting, defining physical and virtual test requirements, managing test vehicles, and conducting vehicle measurements and analysis. Collaborating closely with the wider brakes team, you'll tackle complex engineering challenges head-on and contribute to their resolution. Your meticulous attention to detail and exceptional planning skills will be instrumental in ensuring right-first-time delivery, harmonizing efforts with other cross-functional groups.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Ensure the delivery of Brake NVH attributes within quality, cost, and time parameters, while collaborating with the wider SVO brakes team

  • Coordinate test vehicle requests to support program deliverables and oversee the management of the brake NVH test vehicle fleet

  • Establish a close working relationship with the supplier, agreeing on RASIC, development processes, and the timely delivery of the brake NVH attribute

  • Maintain up-to-date brake NVH documentation, including meeting minutes, test and delivery plans aligned with program gateways, status outputs, and closure of engineering issues related to the brake NVH attribute



Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)

  • Degree in Mechanics, Engineering, or equivalent industry experience

  • Experience in subjective and objective brake NVH data capture and analysis

  • Strong knowledge of different foundation brake components and their influence on brake refinement

  • Track record in the development and delivery of brake NVH attributes

  • Ability to effectively manage suppliers and collaborate with JLR team members

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities



  • In-depth knowledge of key vehicle-level brake NVH indicators (squeal, squelch, groan, honk, judder, etc.)

  • Experience at UK and European test locations for brake NVH development

  • Proven experience in managing outsourced suppliers

  • Familiarity with JLR processes, including WERS releasing, AIM, APQP, FMEA, RMDV

  • Sound understanding of the interaction between brake NVH countermeasures and other attributes (e.g., performance, SCS, etc.)

  • Ability to conduct component and system level issue investigations, utilizing appropriate problem-solving and reporting tools (Six Sigma, 5D, Is/Is Not, Fault Tree, etc.)

  • Possession of a Class 3 driving license and any track training level

  • Familiarity with JLR processes, including WERS releasing, AIM, APQP, FMEA, RMDV, DT releases





Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career working with a world-class team in state-of-the-art facilities. We offer acompetetive salary 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.



At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


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