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REQ ID: 123086
JOB TITLE: Build Engineer - Power Electronics Test

SALARY: £36,000 - £48,000

POSTING END DATE: 02/07/2024
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.



This role sits within Engineering Operations (EO), specifically the newly formed “Power Lab”, a centre of excellence dedicated to charging and power electronics testing. 


Collaborating closely with hardware engineers, software developers, and system architects, to develop new ways of testing and supporting the technological development of JLR vehicles. You will advise internal customers of good working practices and solutions to their technical validation challenges and enable optimal utilisation of internal test facilities and equipment.


The role is laboratory based and requires hands-on skills. You will ensure high levels of facility tidiness and cleanliness at all times in line with company process (5S) and develop facility maintenance standards to ensure consumables, instrumentation and calibration activities are completed as appropriate. 


•    Working with customer teams to meet the technical/facility requirements needed for their operation which could include design/manufacture of test rigs, developing new ways to use existing facilities for new technologies, developing new test solutions for future test programs.
•    Manage the workflow of technician team and deliver clear & accurate work instructions through adaptation or creation of schematics / diagrams as required to translate high level design requirements. 
•    Support operations teams with in-rig support and “hands on” debug and commissioning.
•    Support facility maintenance, driving preventative maintenance activities within the team.
•    Pro-actively assist in creation and refinement of processes and procedures in the facility.
•    Engage with the implement of all Health & Safety, ISO45001, ISO14001, TS16949, COSHH & "Lean" procedures and standards as required by the business.



•    Preferably Educated to HNC/Degree level in automotive electrical engineering/allied discipline is desired or proven time served delivery in a similar role will also be considered.
•    Good understanding of vehicle electrical and/or electronic system testing techniques.
•    Experience working with Hybrid and/or HV Battery Electric Vehicle Propulsion or Power Electronics Systems.
•    Experience working with technical wiring schematics and an understanding of wiring standards.
•    Knowledge of automotive networks, CAN, Flexray, LIN & Automotive Ethernet.
Understanding of virtual environment (Hardware in the Loop) & simulation concepts 
 Ability to accurately and concisely present complex technical ideas or projects to a diverse audience using a variety of communication media.





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 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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