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REQ ID: 54846
JOB TITLE: Lead Engineer Functional Safety
SALARY: £41,600 - £52,000
POSTING END DATE: 28/02/2022
LOCATION: Coventry
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 searching for a Lead Functional Safety Engineer to expand the team here at Jaguar Land Rover. 


The team you will join is responsible for the delivery of Electric and Hybrid Battery Technology in support of the product cycle plan. The department portfolio includes solutions incorporating system engineering, battery, power supply, EDS and control system technologies


This role leads all the functional safety related aspects of project execution for LV and HV batteries deployed in Jaguar Landrover vehicles. The role requires deep understanding of system of sub-system components required to meet ASIL D requirements as well as the practical implications on software and hardware architectures. The role involves taking a proactive approach to drive the battery design using a systems engineering approach and deliver specific requirements to SW and HW teams. The role is also expected to integrate all activities required, including all the associated documentation, for system signed off with both internal and external auditors.



It is essential that you have previous experience of working in a functional safety related development project (applying standards such as ISO 26262 and/or IEC 61508).


You will have experience in Safety and Environmental Management principles across the automotive/aerospace domain including; legislative requirements, Hazard Identification and Analysis (HIA) techniques, safety assurance throughout product lifecycle, safety case management and engineering assurance as well as experience with Failure Mode, Effects and Criticality Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis and Event Tree Analysis. 


In addition to the above, it is important that you possess:
•    Leadership skills in process execution, requirements tracking, risk analysis.
•    Ability to understand/drive/challenge technical solutions.
•    Experience in hardware and/or software development ( >5 years).
•    Creativity and ability to communicate ideas effectively.
•    Good interpersonal and teamwork 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 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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We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training

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