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REQ ID: 96347

JOB TITLE: Cell Engineer

SALARY: Competitive




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 are looking for a Cell Engineer to support the development, testing and delivery of the next generation batteries for traction battery systems. You will be using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll provide the power behind our vehicles working in our Powertrain Engineering team. You will possess the ideal balance between performance and sustainability, while responding to the environmental issues that shape our industry.


The role is part of Advanced Battery Engineering function and contributes to the development of new technologies and features to product delivery. This is an opportunity to join a team that are working at the fore-front of battery pack development in a team that are making significant steps in modelling, testing and overall concept design.



Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • Work on the next generation HV batteries by working with the leading suppliers
  • Perform validation & analysis of new and existing cell technology
  • Deliver knowledge capturing milestone projects including drafting of standards and test procedures
  • Deliver TCDS (Technology Creation & Development System) projects to support programme delivery
  • Deliver PCDS (Product Creation & Development System) projects to support commodity delivery
  • Leverage the ‘High Value Manufacturing’ Catapult collaboration with academia and Subject Matter Experts





  • Electrochemist background at degree level or higher
  • Fundamental understanding of battery cell working principles
  • Experience of cell/module/pack testing
  • Hands-on experience of battery cell testing and data analysis
  • Experience in cell/battery pack design





  • Experience of using simulation and modelling programmes
  • Experience of planning, co-ordination, delivery and reporting of requirements such as Product Creation Delivery System (PCDS)
  • A working knowledge of electrical systems and development processes, such as those used at Jaguar Land Rover
  • Previous experience of working with Universities and Research partners





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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