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REQ ID: 102891
JOB TITLE: Road Load Methods & Processes Engineer
SALARY: Competitive
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 Opportunity


Interested in shaping the efficiency of JLR’s future vehicles?  The Road Load Lead Engineer plays a key role within Vehicle Efficiency, seeking to minimise the tractive force required to move the vehicle.  They do this by working with specialists in the component groups (Tyres, Brake, Driveline etc) and attributes (Weight, Aero) to determine the most effective solutions and then collecting the data needed to target set and certify the vehicle




  • Be in charge of the physical Road Load delivery -> the end result being a certified road load used to calculate the Range / CO2. 
  • Work with Efficiency Product Owner and Platform/Programme leads to provide best technical solutions to manage optimum balance of component and system efficiency targets that deliver the desired vehicle efficiency.
  • Define adequate process for data handling/management for optimized efficiency (least demand for most value output)
  • Develop tools set in support of data analysis, evidencing and decision making for the platform/programme lead and/or Technical Specialist
  • Work with the CAE team to strengthen modelling capacity and increase correlation levels (accuracy of output)
  • Work with commodity and attribute specialists (Brakes, Tyres, Aero etc) to understand state-of-the-art and progress efficiency opportunities.
  • Benchmark competitors vehicles performances and respective technologies to support platform/programme lead in competitive positioning.
  • Plan, prepare, instrument, collect data, analyse and report out on road load metrics for major gateways of the programme.
  • Lead testing and support development of new test methods
  • Project manage testing (CAE and physical) from component level through to whole vehicle. 
  • Present Road Load technical features at meetings up to and including Chief Technical Engineer level.
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time




  • Applicants should be educated to Degree level (ideally with a focus on Mechanical, CAE or System Engineering) with relevant industrial experience.
  • Applicants should be self-starting and motivated to deliver class leading vehicle efficiency.
  • Strong technical background and methodical, structured approach to problem solving.
  • Desire to further technical understanding and develop new/enhanced processes and methods.
  • Highly numerate with ability to analyse large, complex data sets.
  • Proven experience of managing projects and balancing conflicting requirements.
  • Confident at presenting to all levels within the company and a proven ability to influence.



  • Knowledge of latest road load relevant certification legislation for UK,EU,NAS,China.
  • Vehicle/system integration experience
  • Experience of Systems Engineering
  • Experience of dyno testing
  • Experience of coastdown testing
  • Experience of component rig testing or simulation
  • Experience of MatLab / Simulink / Tableau
  • Experience of Robotic Process Autom




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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