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REQ ID: 71302
JOB TITLE: Propulsion System Engineering Manager
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 30/11/2021
LOCATION: Gaydon / Whitley, UK
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.




We are looking for a Propulsion System Engineering Manager for Features and HMI you will be part of the Control System Design organisation within Powertrain Software. 


You will lead an agile in-house team and be responsible for the design and delivery of a portfolio of intelligent system features. You will be responsible for work across the product life cycle from concept design through delivered implementation models to validated system performance. 


You will be responsible for creating and delivering new automotive technologies. We are looking for a determined individual with strong personal and team management capabilities.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • You will draw on excellent technical skills in system engineering and control design to provide strong technical leadership aligned with a clear strategic vision
  • Working with the voice of the customer teams, and a wide range of sub-system and module owners around the vehicle, you will lead the delivery of exciting, complex features and functionality to deliver world-class features via industry-leading design
  • Intelligent diagnostic deployment and data analytics and functional alignment with ADAS, navigation, infotainment and instrument cluster




You will have the ability to work with a rapidly evolving technology and an understanding of customer needs. You will possess the ability to be proactive in identifying and acting on needs for future improvements, technical and organisational.


We require a dynamic and determined individual, highly driven, committed and results-orientated with significant pace, energy and confidence. You will possess the ability to be able to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with a strategic vision.


You will possess a strong understanding and knowledge in the delivery of predictive features and HMI content for all production programmes and will be capable of the development of enhanced system design, virtual test and simulation capability to enable faster and more robust feature delivery. 


Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Demonstrated ability to deliver new technology and leap programmes
  • Experience in systems engineering methodologies
  • Exposure in controls and calibration delivery
  • An understanding of Electrified and conventional propulsion systems
  • Experienced in project delivery throughout the entire lifecycle
  • Proven team leadership and management skills
  • You will have the ability to deliver detailed, robust solutions whilst maintaining a focus on providing the right solution for the customer and the business




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.





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