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REQ ID: 54801
JOB TITLE: Power Electronics Engineer
SALARY: £34,000 - £42,000
POSTING END DATE: 30/04/2021
LOCATION: Coventry


Dreaming for tomorrow is about more than ideas and ambitions. We’re already building the next generation of vehicles, using repurposed and brand-new technology and techniques. We’re doing more than dream, we’re creating the future of mobility and automotive for years to come.





You will be will be responsible for the design, development, testing and introduction of Traction Inverter Electronics components and sub-assemblies in support of Jaguar Land Rovers future electrified powertrains.


You will be responsible for:

  • Technical ownership of electronic circuitry and sub-components through whole product development lifecycle
  • Responsible for the on time delivery of the electronics hardware plan in line with quality and cost targets
  • Collaborate with internal multidisciplinary engineering teams to ensure design targets are met (e.g. Mechanical team, PCB Design, Embedded Software, Controls, E-Machine)
  • Ensure all appropriate JLR requirements and standards are met throughout product development lifecycle
  • Develop and maintain engineering design documentation for electronics circuitry and sub-components
  • Support relevant Engineering Advanced Product Quality Planning deliverables in line with PPAP process
  • Lead resolution of key development, launch and ongoing quality issues involving power electronic assemblies
  • Provide input into new feature development




  • Degree qualified in Electrical or Electronic Engineering discipline as a minimum
  • Minimum of 2.5 years electronics design experience in a relevant industry (Automotive, Marine, Traction or similar)
  • Proven microprocessor implementation experience
  • Knowledge of analogue and digital circuit design for complex automotive ECUs
  • Experience of automotive communication protocols and hardware (Flexray, CAN, CAN-FD, LIN)
  • Simulation of electronic circuitry (Preferably with LTSpice)
  • Strong first principles approach with experience delivering tolerance and lifetime calculations
  • Failure mode avoidance experience with demonstrable knowledge of associated processes such as DFMEA and FTA
  • Knowledge of ISO26262 with experience developing hardware work products in support of safety team
  • Knowledge of best practice approaches for design in accordance with global EMC standards
  • Experience developing and executing electronics validation plans
  • Competent user of schematic capture tools (Preferably with Altium Designer)


  • Experience developing electronics for inverters with working voltages up to 1000V and power ratings in excess of 150kW
  • Knowledge of electrified vehicle architectures & platforms
  • Chartered Engineer or working towards chartered status
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong influencing and engagement skills
  • Automotive development experience
  • Proven experience designing products for high volume manufacture



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.







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.

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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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