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REQ ID: 72653
JOB TITLE: Lead Engineer - Physical Methodologies
SALARY: £40,000 - £50,000
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.



As a Lead Engineer (Physical Methodologies) you will be developing and delivering a comprehensive and aligned strategy for the Calibration and Controls department, this role will work on best practices, methods, standards, processes, people and organisation, hardware and software tools. This role specialises in managing the usage of highly advanced State of the art Powertrain in the Loop and Vehicle in the Loop test properties. The role requires close collaboration working with all teams from all aspects of the propulsion system – traditional ICE, transmission, driveline, hybrid and full BEV systems in order to optimise, integrate and validate the whole propulsion system before VB. The PiL and ViL test environment forms part of the end to end tool chain process starting with virtual testing through to physical testing and maximises propulsion system optimisation and delivery through advanced and comprehensive DVM design and automation.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


As a Lead Engineer (Physical Methodologies) you will contribute to the development of tools and methodologies to support the calibration and validation of the engine control system, ensure capable, robust and documented methods across all attributes and systems supporting robust and optimised design. You will contribute to the development of capable, efficient, standardised and automated simulation processes and work on ensuring Jaguar Land Rover has capable, effective and sustainable software and hardware component tools to support the calibration and engine control system.




You will be an individual with a customer first mindset who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special, driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent and dependable. You will work independently, be results driven, demonstrate tenacity, drive and perseverance and have the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environments. A degree or equivalent experience is preferred


Knowledge, Skills and Experience




  • Knowledge of Powertrain calibration and controls, ideally to a detailed level

  • Experience of modelling complex systems, ideally vehicle and/or Powertrain systems

  • Matlab, Simulink and Simulink Projects, Excel.

  • Experience of AVL MoBEO, CAMEO, Cruise and GT Power, ETAS Intecrio, Flow and INCA, programming (Python C, C++), MS Visual Studio and scripting skills




  • Experience of using ViL and PiL for power train system optimisation

  • Experience of DVM design across the whole propulsion system

  • Experience of using automation tools across virtual and physical test environments

  • 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.

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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