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REQ ID: 88410
JOB TITLE: HV & Functional Safety Lead Engineer
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 14/08/2022
LOCATION: Warwickshire
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.



Developing and delivering a comprehensive and aligned propulsion system Functional Safety (FuSa) strategy into the Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) Propulsion department, this role will work on new technologies, methods, standards, processes, people, and organisation, hardware and software tools. In particular, this will focus on Functional Safety considerations for upcoming projects to ensure a seamless transfer from development into delivery and validation. This role will ensure the common ways of working and a collaborative approach between SVO and the Core Product Engineering Powertrain department.

As the HV & Functional Safety Lead Engineer, you will be responsible for ensuring capable, robust, and documented methods across the Safety attribute and propulsion system types. You will advise and direct Feature development teams to ensure Functional Safety activities are suitably performed.  You will need to contribute to the development of capable, efficient, standardised, and automated Functional Safety processes and work on ensuring Jaguar Land Rover has capable and effective tools to support the Functional Safety calibration across propulsion system architectures.

Day to day, you will contribute to the test data acquisition, management, and automated reporting, as well as coordinate process, tools and technology improvement projects. You will need to liaise with key suppliers, particularly as “Matched-pair” for software and calibration.




As a HV and Functional Safety Lead Engineer you will be someone who embraces differences, is empathetic, welcomes challenges together empowering each other to deliver. You will be able to build trust by speaking openly and honestly, listening attentively, and treating others respectfully.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Knowledge of ISO26262 and/or other domain specific standards and regulations
  • Knowledge of propulsion system controls and calibration, ideally to a detailed level
  • Experience of modelling complex systems, ideally vehicle and/or Powertrain systems
  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Functional Safety in Automotive industry or other safety-critical domain



  • INCA, Creta, Matlab, Simulink and Simulink Projects, Excel
  • Safety Analysis techniques such as FMEA, FTA etc.
  • Delivery of Engineering and/or analytical projects preferably within the automotive industry
  • Experience of solving complex technical issues using a structured approach with the ability to identify areas for improvement




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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