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REQ ID: 87840
JOB TITLE: Hardware Electronic Engineer
SALARY: £33,100 - £43,000
POSTING END DATE: 30/06/2022
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.



The primary purpose of the role is to support the Research and Innovation activity with the design and prototyping of hardware and electronics to support proof of concept prototypes.

The Research and Innovation team, based at University of Warwick, focus on the development of new innovative technologies that allow JLR to position and deliver vehicles that surpass our customers’ expectations. The team develops technology and features to increase their technology readiness levels such that they can then be taken on by core engineering to develop into production.

The Research organisation works around key research themes; Modern Luxury, Sustainability and Connected & Autonomous Vehicles.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Engineer for the Hard Electronics with Research and Innovation.
  • Support requests for Hardware Electronics from across Research and Innovation.
  • Advise Research teams on feasibility and capability electronics and control systems. 
  • Convert project requirements to electronic system requirements 
  • Electronics design, component selection, hardware/PCB design 
  • Manufacture, build and integration of prototype systems. 
  • Use of in-house manufacturing facilities for prototype PCB boards and enclosures. 
  • Software development – both firmware and desktop/mobile based GUI interfaces 
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested.



As Hardware Electronics Engineer, you will need to have experience working within a technical, engineering organisation. Experience working within a prototype, advanced engineering organisation on low volume manufacturing projects. To hold a formal qualification within Electronic Hardware engineering or a similar subject such as a degree or apprenticeship.


  • Experience in circuit design, schematic capture and component selection 
  • Experience in PCB layout and design for manufacture 
  • Experience in SMT hand assembly down to 0603 components 
  • Experience in firmware development for a range of microcontrollers 
  • Competency in C/C++, git version control 




  • Previous experience in a Research role in engineering or automotive environment
  • A working knowledge of mechanical/electrical systems and development processes, such as those used at Jaguar Land Rover
  • Previous experience of collaborating with multiple partners across JLR or equivalent.




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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