Electrification Rig Test Engineer

Job Description


REQ ID: 118916
JOB TITLE: Electrification Rig Test Engineer
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 30/11/2023
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.




An exciting new opportunity to be a part of the team testing the next generation of EMachines for Jaguar, Range Rover and Land Rover products.  We are at the forefront of development in hybrid and full electric powertrains, aiming to deliver electrifying performance and peerless refinement.  We are looking for individuals who are excited about our electrified transformation and can bring their passion and experience to our growing team.


We are looking for individuals who are:


  • Impactful by taking ownership of projects, looking for improvements and striving to deliver to time & quality

  • Curious to learn about new technology and methods, find and solve problems and grow with the team

  • Considerate of our internal customers needs and be proud to deliver high quality data

  • Team players who work with transparency, integrity, and unity to achieve our common goals


You will be working as EMachine Test Engineer within Powertrain Test Operations (PTTO) where we utilise state-of-the-art test facilities to develop, verify and sign-off component, sub-system, and system level targets.  


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilites 



  • Interpret Design verification methods for prototype units and translate into rig based tests

  • De-risking through planning and preparation

  • Ensure continuous workflow by reviewing and preparing upcoming tests



  • Develop automated scripts to deliver unmanned component testing and  accelerate development

  • Use of automation to improve the repeatability and data quality



  • Ensure facility utilisation targets and testing gateways are achieved

  • Take ownership of any issues and work with supporting teams to resolve with urgency



  • Follow existing and update best practices to support required level of output data quality

  • Maintain and update documentation

  • Look for novel approaches to challenges & communicate lessons learned


Customer focus

  • Build relationship with internal customer to understand their requirements

  • Apply suitable methods and experience to effectively deliver customer requirements

  • Supply concise and clear information to customers on test status & delays, offer solutions


Support the wider team

  • Provide management with accurate data to support decision making processes

  • Supply inputs to requirements, budgets, and resource planning




Knowledge, Skills and Experience



  • Some experience in hardware or software testing with dynamometers

  • Basic understanding of electrical automotive powertrain systems

  • Proven practical knowledge of automation systems such as CADET, PUMA, MORPHEE etc.

  • Some experience in data analysis and problem-solving methods

  • Some experience with coding or event-based language (Examples CAPL, C or Matlab/Simulink, visual basic, Python)

  • Competent in MS office



  • Some experience in automotive testing

  • Working knowledge of calibration tools such as ETAS INCA, Vector CANape etc.

  • Some experience with electrified vehicle systems such as MHEV, PHEV and BEV

  • Some practical knowledge of vehicle networks and architectures (CAN/CAN-FD/FlexRay/LIN) at a protocol manipulation level.

  • Valid UK Driving license





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 JLR 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 JLR, 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.


JLR is committed to equal opportunity for all.