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REQ ID: 113679
JOB TITLE: HV Batteries - Forward Model Quality Engineer
SALARY: £41,400 - £50,000
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.





The Battery team within Electrification Core engineering requires an experienced engineer to apply world class problem solving and analysis skills to improve Jaguar Land Rover's capability to achieve high levels of reliability and robustness.


The HV batteries Quality lead engineer is the technical focal point for C&C Quality issue resolution. He/she is responsible for interface with core team SMEs, problem solving technical guidance, generic Quality issue management planning, process development, application and alignment across the battery Quality team. They lead the battery quality issue resolution delivery across all programs in their respective areas and are directly responsible for the D2 to D4 elements of the 8D process.





  • Drive development of Core Engineering & Integration Engineering DFMEAs , Design review based on failure modes (DRBFMs), Functional failure analysis (FFAs). 
  • Work with component, sub-systems and system owners to communise approaches for tools, analysis techniques, processes and reports in order to delivery benchmark DFMEA’s for batteries
  • Lead governance of 8D process D7 step of Prevent re-occurrence
  • Prevent recurrence initiation at D4 step with battery core engineering
  • Be the voice of the customer at Evidence based engineering reviews (EBER) and supplier review with IQM data
  • Applying lessons learnt and best practises through PR-AIMs
  • Responsible for battery PR-AIMs status
  • Customer issue resolution delivery and problem-solving technical excellence through 8D & DMAIC problem solving methodologies





  • Degree in relevant engineering discipline or in associated subjects such as electronics, electrical engineering or other technical qualifications.
  • Experience of creating design FMEA’s
  • Experience of Failure Mode Avoidance (FMA) analysis tools such as p-diagrams, robustness checklist, system / function analysis
  • A knowledge of typical BEV, MHEV and PHEV system solutions and technologies.
  • Experience of HV battery systems
  • Understanding of control systems hardware, including sensor technology, control software and diagnostics.
  • Strong people skills and the ability to work individually and in a cross functional team
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience of meeting deadlines.
  • Working Knowledge of Problem Resolution Techniques e.g. 8D
  • The ability to make effective decisions in the best interest of the business and customer
  • The ability to understand commodity timing plans (including Design Verification plans, programme plans and supplier timing plans)
  • Knowledge of battery systems
  • Good appreciation of design for the automotive environment.
  • An appreciation of system level issues and software is required



  • Proficient use of Reliasoft for DFMEA development
  • Proficient use of the PR-AIMS issue resolution process
  • Familiarity with RMDV or DOORS
  • Familiarity with JLR SDOTS
  • Product launch experience
  • Knowledge of CCDS, PCDS & APQP processes
  • Knowledge of systems engineering



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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