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Automaker JLR To Recruit 250 New Electrification Engineers

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Jaguar Land Rover plans to hire 250 electrification engineers amid a push towards electric mobility. 

These new roles will be at the company's Gaydon and Whitley, West Midlands facilities.

They will contribute to developing JLR's pure electric vehicle range, which is planned for launch by 2030. 

Among these positions, 40 will specifically focus on battery engineering, including the innovation of energy storage systems, cell design, and assembly processes. 

Thomas Mueller, JLR executive director of product engineering, said: “As we continue to invest in our facilities, we are now seeking very talented people to help us develop advancements in propulsion technology that will underpin our next generation modern luxury vehicles.”

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Freddy Gunnarsson, JLR cell design manager, said: “We are ramping up our work, converting cutting-edge science into battery propulsion systems that offer our clients unique driving and charging experiences, expected of modern luxury vehicles.

“This is an exciting opportunity for battery chemistry experts to help define the next generation of electrical powertrains.”

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