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REQ ID: 110841
JOB TITLE: Propulsion System Engineer
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 15/12/2022
LOCATION: Warwickshire
Beyond Property, Purchasing, HR and IT, more than being part of our Finance or Marketing teams, beyond even Sales and Service, every role in every business area offers unique opportunities to make an impact on the future of mobility and the automotive industry.




This role will see you become a key part of the new Jaguar team, who together are tasked with reimagining Jaguar cars as an all-electric, modern luxury brand. As part of the wider Jaguar product team, the Jaguar propulsion team must deliver the complete propulsion system capable of meeting the needs of high performance, high efficiency, luxury vehicles for the future.

With this role focussed on high performance electric propulsion system technology it is without doubt within one of the fastest growing & strategically important sectors for the future of Jaguar Land Rover and the wider automotive industry.


The Propulsion System Engineer will be key to the team’s success, supporting the delivery of these systems. We’re looking for a determined, highly motivated and focused individual. You will work with our major engineering service providers as well as Jaguar Land Rover’s core battery team, who together will be engineering the future Jaguar propulsion systems. You will be focused on the big picture as an informed customer working to close technical integration issues and supporting engineering teams to deliver on time.




  • Support the propulsion system delivery plan from end to end, aligning with the internal and external engineering teams around the development and validation process.

  • Provide a problem solving approach to delivery issues you identify within Jaguar Land Rover and with our engineering partners and suppliers.

  • Project status reporting and risk and issue management.

  • Take an active role in agile principles in order to track project delivery.

  • Collaborate with management in each key engineering group, internally and externally, helping to progress the engineering challenges.

  • As part of a small, flexible, high performance team you will need to act as a key interface to our engineering service providers, building key relationships. 

  • As this new team and supporting functions take shape, responsibilities will evolve, therefore flexibility and adaptability are required in order to achieve the best vehicles together with the best business plan.






  • Previous experience in a similar role within Automotive or similar industries.

  • Good organisational, analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Analytical skills to identify how one issue can impact on another

  • Experience of problem resolution using structured approaches

  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred 

  • Strong user of Microsoft Office toolset, as well as issue management and project planning tools.




  • Experience of powertrain systems or electric vehicle development experience.

  • Understanding of vehicle or powertrain development loops from concept to launch.

  • Strong stakeholder management at all levels with developed communication skills and a natural ability to build great relationships.

  • Full UK driving licence.





  • Demonstrates our Creators' Code behaviours of Customer Love, Unity, Integrity, Growth and Impact.

  • Continually working hard to deliver a modern luxury experience to earn and keep our customers’ trust and loyalty.

  • Embracing differences, being empathetic, welcoming challenges together empowering each other to deliver.

  • Building trust by speaking openly and honestly, listening attentively, and treating others respectfully.

  • Taking initiative and using failure as an opportunity to learn. We develop by giving + seeking honest feedback.

  • Making a difference through our results. We innovate and never lose sight of what we want to achieve.

  • An individual, who works independently, is results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment. 

  • An individual with the capability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with medium term planning

  • A resilient and enthusiastic who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs

  • A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas

  • An effective team player, actively develops and supports team members



An individual with the ability to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style


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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