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REQ ID: 121602
JOB TITLE: Vehicle Development Technician
SALARY: £38,000 - £45,000

POSTING END DATE: 28/05/2024
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.




These are exciting times at JLR; we are right in the middle of developing the next generation of electrification technologies and electrified vehicle models that will define the future of our iconic brands.


The Vehicle Development Technician will play a crucial part in the development of our prototype vehicles to support validation of thermal and interior air quality system solutions. This responsibility will include vehicle hardware, software & instrumentation updates and fixes – to ensure that test assets are fit for purpose throughout their testing life.


The person as part of the Climate Control Systems Test Team will be required to work collaboratively with Vehicle Development Engineers, Product Development & Instrumentation workshop personnel to carry out issue investigation and hardware & software update activities.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


• Take responsibility for Health & Safety of self and others.

• Initial issue diagnosis using CAN data logs or physical inspection and/ or testing.

• Carry out minor hardware and instrumentation repairs.

• Proactive approach – communicate issues, ask questions and collaborate with others to solve problems.

• Ensure that work is carried out as efficiently and as quickly as possible.

• Mobility to work across multiple UK sites and overseas as required by the team.

• Complete training as required for the role.

• Deliver excellence in vehicle development and lead by an example for others to follow




Strong technical knowledge and experience of vehicle assembly & disassembly.

• Strong technical knowledge and experience of vehicle instrumentation.

• Experience using Vector diagnostic tools – CANalyzer or CANoe.

• Desire to learn and develop into a key member of a high performing team.

• Ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision.

• Experience or a willingness to be involved with overseas vehicle test activities.

• Full UK driving license.




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 JLR 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 JLR, 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. 


JLR is committed to equal opportunity for all.


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

Job Segment: Testing, Air Quality, Developer, Instrumentation, Technician, Technology, Engineering

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