10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has become available for an Engineer to join the Powertrain Engine Test Centre. The successful candidate will be responsible for customer engine test programme, from running the tests through to gathering the data and generating test reports.

Role Responsibilities

  • Ensure all H&S and quality procedures have been adhered to
  • Run customer engine test programs with high levels of efficiency
  • Generate engine installation packs and schematics for accurate test bed setups
  • Identify engine faults and lead effective solutions
  • Processing and validation of engine test data to a high standard
  • Analysing engine data and understanding correct trends
  • Generate test reports tailored to specific customer requirements
  • Track project efficiency and maintain project related invoicing
  • Deliver engine validation projects for a variety of customers
  • Work well within a team environment
  • Develop initiatives to reduce waste and optimise efficiency
  • Develop best working practises and provide training to technicians
  • Act in accordance with the behaviours for staff at all times
  • Essential Criteria
  • Qualifications
  • Automotive/Mechanical Engineering Degree or HND with relevant experience


  • Engine validation exposure, including engine management systems.
  • Good understanding of gasoline and diesel engine mechanical fundamentals


  • Project and time management
  • Organised with good communication skills
  • Technical competence with a methodical approach
  • Understanding of complex engines, testing techniques and associated equipment and tools
  • A strong background in the use of engine test cell equipment & software including engine dynos, instrumentation and calibration tools
  • Skills in electronic, electrical and mechanical engine diagnostics
  • Strong IT skills especially MS Excel
  • Good understanding of H&S practices

Personal Behaviours

  • Time management and organisation
  • Good communications skills
  • Positive & professional attitude at all times
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Self-motivated / forward thinking / right first time attitude


  • AVL PUMA experience
  • Horiba STARS experience
  • Concerto experience
  • Inca experience
  • Full UK driving licence

Other Information

Working Environment:


Travel Required:

Travel as required within the UK and mainland Europe

If you think you have skills please apply below or contact Unique Employment Services.

Due to a very high number of applications we are unable to come back to every candidate with feedback. If you do not hear back from us within 72 hours please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Your CV will be kept on file and we will keep you updated with any positions of interest.

Unique Employment Services wishes you all the best in your job search.

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