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REQ ID: 101141
JOB TITLE: Project Engineer - Automotive Heated Seating
SALARY: Competitive

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


The role will be developing, validating and managing seat heating and cooling performance, ensuring product compliance with all customer and internal requirements and specifications for the Seating team of Body Engineering. 


The Engineer will be an integral member of the core Seating team, managing programme delivery on time to ensure that Quality is maintained on future products.



Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • Test the seat heating and cooling performance of competitor vehicles and build and manage a library of competitor performance data.
  • Support early development testing of vehicle programmes to understand initial seat heating and cooling performance and use data to aid development tasks to improve performance throughout programme delivery.
  • Support final launch phase of programme delivery; testing, validating and correcting seat heating and cooling performance of FEU (Fleet Evaluation Unit) vehicles, as and when internal customers report issues with the seat feature.
  • Support supplier sessions during programme delivery, reviewing test reports and responding to any queries, ensuring test houses are correctly following Jaguar Land Rover test procedures and any graphs defining programme passes or failures are reliable and accurate.
  • Provide technical support and assistance helping dealerships root cause and find solutions to in market customer issues with seat heating and cooling performance.



Knowledge, Skills and Experience



  • Good relevant experience of testing and validating automotive feature performance.
  • Experience in delivering engineering automotive features from definition to vehicle integration using a structured approach.
  • Specific experience in automotive industry working on seat heat, cooling.
  • Comfortable entering and working within climate chambers between -10 and +50 degrees Celsius.



  • Experience using Thermoscope.
  • Experience in using JIRA.





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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