EDU Thermal & Lubrication SME

Job Description

REQ ID: 111599
JOB TITLE: EDU Thermal & Lubrication SME
SALARY: Competitive


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.






A central role to Jaguar Land Rover’s future, enabling the refinement of our future BEV propulsion systems through providing technical knowledge, design support and guidance, issue resolution validation and the development of our IP (Body of Knowledge) – all of which must be delivered using an agile mindset and programme delivery. The subject matter expert (SME) is also expected to play a part in the development of JLR’s staff through mentoring, writing and delivering training material


As part of the Subject matter expert (SME) community, you will be a functional resource for the company.  This role includes developing the future company strategy for processes, components and systems ultimate refinement.


You will be a custodian of elements of our key technology for current and future products.  You will be expected to teach, mentor and present at global conferences. 




You will develop a business aligned vision for technical delivery of the thermal EDU system and its lubrication system. Define and protect the core body of knowledge of the EDU thermal and lubrication systems.

To give technical sign off of the systems at each gateway. Lead role for developing new technologies and new applications of current technologies. Thorough understanding of both internal and external customer attribute and technology requirements.

You will support task force activities to solve complex engineering problems. Understand legislative requirements and ensure compatibility. You will also be expected to teach, mentor and present internally and at world class conferences.


Knowledge, skills and experience


  • In-depth knowledge and technical expertise in all areas of EP EDU LubriCooling – this must include competitor’s intelligence, physical validation testing, CAE Validation and in-vehicle strategies

  • Analytical skills including the ability to conduct complex research into new technologies and tools

  • Ability to effectively explain complex ideas, confidently presenting these to senior stakeholders using presentation or other tools as required

  • Degree or relevant equivalent experience

  • In-depth knowledge of the losses within the EDU (Inverter, eMachine and transmission)

  • In-depth knowledge of the forward model quality applied to thermal systems (FFA, DFMEA etc)

  • Expert in the area of Powertrain Cooling – focusing on BEV (EDUs, Inverters, eMachines, transmissions, thermal management for EDUs)

  • Expert knowledge on electro-thermal simulation for Inverters and eMachines

  • Expert knowledge on thermal/lubrication simulation on transmissions

  • Expert knowledge on hydraulics simulation within the EDU (Inverters, eMachines, transmissions)

  • Expert problem-solving skills




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.

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.