Share this Job
Apply now »

REQ ID: 56760
JOB TITLE: Power Electronics Technical Group Leader
SALARY: £65,000 - £70,000
POSTING END DATE: 30/06/2021
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.


Our vehicles are admired and desired across the world for luxurious design and outstanding engineering. Driving them is an incredible experience; being the ideas and expertise behind their creation is even more exhilarating. Being part of our Engineering and Manufacturing team you'll join this journey


We are searching for a Power Electronics Technical Group Leader to support our Electrification Powertrain department and the future vision of Jaguar Land Rover. This role is responsible for managing the Inverter Core Team that will provide SME and cross-project support to all inverter delivery projects. The individual will be accountable for the execution of all core activities across all cross-carline inverters on transmissions, EDUs and stand-alone. They will manage a multi-disciplinary team who will work with the project aligned engineering groups to deliver the engineering, sourcing and release of components for vehicle programs.


You would be accountable for the leadership (up to 18 engineers) of the core inverter team covering, functional design, software development and quality, GRADE, functional safety HW SMEs and mechanical SMEs. You will be responsible for the delivery of pre-sourcing Power Electronics activities on all future programmes and complete end-to-end technical engineering ownership for issue resolutions. As the Power Electronics Technical Group Leader, you will manage current and Forward Model Quality across Inverters and DCDC converters and develop the engineering team reporting into this position including resource planning, budget and communications.



In this role, you'll need extensive experience in High Voltage Power Electronics, together with proven capabilities in design, validation and delivery. You'll need a strong knowledge of both HW and SW aspects of inverter design and development, managing Tier 1 suppliers to deliver to the highest quality. You'll need Project management capabilities with excellent execution skills and the ability to multitask as well as being comfortable challenging with strong influencing and engagement skills - able to challenge existing thinking positively whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style.


You will need comprehensive knowledge of vehicle HV and LV power architectures and failure mode avoidance experience with demonstrable knowledge of associated processes such as DFMEA, FTA, FFA and DRBFM.


You will also possess:

• Experience developing electronics and software for power electronics with working voltages up to 1000V and power ratings in excess of 150kW.

• Knowledge of Automotive Safety development in accordance with ISO26262



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, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.


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.


Find out what to expect at each stage of the process along with some hints and tips.

Find out more about working here in our JLR Life Blog:

We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training.

Job Segment: Electrical, Engineer, Electronics, Electronics Engineer, Engineering, Technology, Automotive

Apply now »