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REQ ID: 57176
JOB TITLE: Lead Battery Modelling Engineer
POSTING END DATE: 30/06/2021
LOCATION: Warwick University
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.


We’re reinventing what tomorrow looks like at Jaguar Land Rover. There’s a revolution underway in our industry – and we’re leading it. We’ve always been innovators. But our future will be driven by the possibilities created by new technologies as never before.


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.


We are searching for a Lead Battery Modelling Engineer to expand our Advanced Cell Engineering department. The purpose of the role is the design, development, analysis and delivery of the next-generation traction battery systems by leading analysis of vehicle data and customer usage cases to model lifetime prediction


Using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll provide the power behind our vehicles working in our Powertrain Engineering team. You'll find the ideal balance between performance and sustainability while responding to the environmental issues that shape our industry.


The Advanced function contributes to the development of new technologies and features up to ‘Concept Ready’ where it is then handed over to the mainstream Engineering functions. This role will involve collaborative research with key leading UK universities and external partners. Additionally, the role will support the electrification teams in the delivery of new electric vehicle programmes.


As a Lead Battery Modelling Engineer, you will lead analysis of vehicle data and customer usage cases to model lifetime prediction and work with the Advanced Cell team to build models from empirical test data. Furthermore, you will lead collaboration with partners, academia and Subject Matter Experts to develop predictive modelling techniques based on chemistry and format.  



You will have extensive experience in the cell, module and pack modelling using Matlab or equivalent and a comprehensive understanding of cell ageing factors and modelling methods. You will need experience in interpreting user case data to develop a lifetime usage profile but also working with Universities and Research partners to deliver a project. 


You will also possess:

  • PhD in a relevant subject 
  • Previous experience in a Research role in engineering or automotive environment
  • Experience in delivering projects within engineering teams 



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.


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.


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

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