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REQ ID: 102428
JOB TITLE: Transmission and Driveline Control System Group Leader
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 27/10/2022
LOCATION: Coventry
Jaguar Land Rover is harnessing technology to make driving smarter, safer and cleaner. You can help create a world in which responsible, sustainable vehicles revolutionise the driving experience for generations. Our vision is to leverage the incredible potential of technology to build vehicles that not only offer a premium, all-encompassing digital experience, but that also make our customers lives better.


The Opportunity

As the Group Leader for Transmission & Driveline Control Software,  you will be part of the Control System Design group within Powertrain Software. You will be responsible for the design and delivery of all of the Transmission, Driveline and Gear Selection Control Software. You will build enabling capability within the chapter and strategic partnerships. Your work will span across the product life cycle from concept design through delivered implementation models to validated system performance.

You will draw on excellent technical skills in control and calibration of conventional and electrified propulsion systems as well as systems engineering to provide strong technical leadership aligned with a clear strategic vision.

Working with the voice of the customer teams, and a wide range of sub-system and module owners around the vehicle, you will lead the delivery of exciting, complex features and functionality to deliver world class attributes via industry leading control design.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • Delivery of the latest generation of hybrid transmission control SW for JLR’s 24 MY+ product lines including technical leadership of outsource partners.

  • Development of driveline control software modules with suppliers and partners to meet JLR standards for digital and security.

  • Development of next generation vehicle gear selection systems for Land Rover and Jaguar BEVs.

  • Leadership & development of capability within the chapter.

  • System engineering deliverables for associated FSOIs and SoCs

  • Functional alignment with Chassis, ADAS and functional safety systems

  • Designs linked to functional requirements and design documentation.

  • Rigorous FMA and quality measures

  • Intelligent diagnostic deployment and data analytics

  • Development of enhanced system design, virtual test and simulation capability to enable faster and more robust control delivery.

  • SW release and strategy documentation to support the calibration teams.

  • Delivery of advanced technology projects

  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested


Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Strong experience of controls and calibration delivery Transmission/Driveline Systems and Inverter Systems

  • Excellent knowledge of Hybrid and conventional propulsion systems.

  • Have you financially managed suppliers and conducted

  • Broad experience of performance, driveability and off road capability attributes

  • Extensive knowledge of propulsion and vehicle functional safety concepts and implementations

  • Experienced in project delivery throughout entire lifecycle. 

  • Proven team leadership and management skills

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver new technology and leap programmes.

  • Experience in systems engineering methodologies

  • Ability to build strong, valuable relationships at all levels of the business.

  • Ability to work under demanding programme and business constraints.






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, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. 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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