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REQ ID: 97670
JOB TITLE: Structural Test Engineer
SALARY: £33,100 £40,500
POSTING END DATE: 19/08/2022
LOCATION: Warwickshire


Beyond Property, Purchasing, HR and IT, more than being part of our Finance or Marketing teams, beyond even Sales and Service, every role in every business area offers unique opportunities to make an impact on the future of mobility and the automotive industry.






This role sits within the Engineering Laboratories – Major Simulators Team.

Major Simulators department is part of the Engineering Laboratories team working within the Engineering Operations business unit. This department is responsible for system and full vehicle verification, within a hydraulic test rig environment. This role will be within a team of Engineers and Fitter/Testers delivering system and vehicle level tests on time and to the correct quality, with the necessary escalation and reporting responsibilities.


An attention to detail and an understanding of rig testing and data analysis together with its interpretation are key skills for this role.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities:


•    Work within the team to ensure successful test delivery, meeting customer timings and technical expectations. 
•    Explore opportunities to drive the technology and methods forward within the area.
•    Ensure processes and activity comply with corporate quality standards including H&S.
•    Prepare test specimens, carry out testing, de-prep after test and report out test results.
•    Maintaining test facilities – support to ensure their compliance with internal and external audits.
•    Drive resolution of issues and the reporting of relevant information and findings.
•    Support installation and commissioning of new test rigs.
•    Interpret data to investigate vehicle or system issues.
•    Undertake any other work as directed by line manager in connection with their job as requested.


•    Experience in rig based, test and evaluation techniques relating to structural performance. 
•    Understanding of mechanical and electrical vehicle systems. 
•    Ability to communicate at operational level and to direct management team.
•    Proven experience in test facility and sample preparation.
•    Knowledge and experience with a range of instrumentation and test equipment. 
•    Experience of test planning and management activity.
•    Experience with MTS software packages (RPC Pro, Station Manager)
•    Experience using data acquisition systems and control systems
•    Computer literate, including Microsoft Office competency


•    Understanding of active system technologies present on vehicle and subsystems.
•    Awareness of data analysis methodologies.
•    Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements, EC-PL, Risk Assessments and COSHH
•    Experience with IPG Carmaker




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.



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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