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REQ ID: 106264
JOB TITLE: Electronics Hardware Design Engineer
SALARY: £41,400 - £54,700
POSTING END DATE: 31/12/2022
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 current limitations of Semiconductors in the world have created a need for a new way of thinking within our electronics hardware teams. Long term the need of advanced electronics and thereby semiconductors will continue to grow in order to support our business. JLR are looking to grow the semiconductor engineering teams to improve focus on the semiconductor use throughout our vehicles. This team will support engineering to manage semiconductor shortages and short-term hardware changes.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:


  • To support the crisis squads, understand semiconductor shortages and potential engineering solutions available to maintain vehicle production schedules.
  • To actively support engineering design teams in the use of appropriate semiconductors which align with our preferred supplier partners  
  • To work with squad leads and vehicle engineering teams to minimise the impact of semiconductor shortages across the business.
  • To ensure there is a developed plan to manage product obsolescence
  • Work with other design engineering teams and hardware compliance teams to ensure any hardware update programme includes obsolescence management
  • Management of the JLR approved semiconductor component database





  • Solid understanding of electrical, electronic and electromechanical components with firm understanding of electronic design principles.
  • Previous experience in electronic component sourcing would be an advantage
  • Understanding of JLR component hardware design is an advantage
  • Electronics component commodity management experience
  • Problem solver with an agile way of working
  • Motivated by change management and ability to drive change
  • Strong communication skills from operational to executive level.
  • Relationship and Network builder – internal and external
  • Fast learner – with a curious mindset
  • Business acumen and strategic mindset.
  • Ability of being a strong team player in parallel of driving topics independently.
  • University degree, preferably in engineering or business




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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