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REQ ID: 123346
JOB TITLE: Jaguar BEV Propulsion System Lead Engineer
SALARY: £42,000 - £61,000

POSTING END DATE: 29/05/2024
LOCATION: Warwickshire

JLR 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.




As the Jaguar BEV Propulsion Lead Engineer, you will be a key part of the new Jaguar team, who together are tasked with re-imagining Jaguar cars as an all-electric, modern luxury brand. 


An opportunity exists for you as a talented Propulsion System Lead Engineer to use the principles of Systems Engineering to decompose functional requirements from vehicle attribute to Propulsion hardware (including High Voltage Battery and Electric Drive Unit). You'll get to be the expert for optimal deployment of overall system hardware to enable class leading customer attributes.


The Jaguar Propulsion team is responsible for the delivery and integration of the complete propulsion system, so it is capable of meeting the needs of high performance and efficiency luxury vehicles.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:


  • System functional analysis – carry out a range of analysis and investigations of the customer requirements to define the expected system functionality and their performance targets.
  • Evaluate multiple system design concepts and maintain integrity between the system and its components to arrive at a harmonised solution.
  • System Design Specification – prepare system requirement specifications and developing functional designs, demonstrating how the system satisfies the defined customer requirements.
  • System Integration – Define system logical and physical architecture, operating logic and a system integration plan.
  • Verification and Validation – Support the design and develop system integration tests.
  • Lead cross-functional technical reviews on the systems; balancing commodity responses to deliver the best outcome for the customer and adhere to the defined systems engineering and programme delivery processes.




  • Relevant experience of working in a Systems Engineering environment, ideally within the Powertrain sector.
  • Requirements Management.
  • Strong Analytical approach and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in reporting to senior leadership group and track record as an effective team player with strong interpersonal skills.




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, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. 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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