Senior Engineer-Facilities

10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Senior Facilities Engineer to join the Powertrain department . The successful candidate will be responsible providing Engineering support for the Powertrain gas emission equipment and chassis dyno.

Role Responsibilities

  • Provide engineering support for the Powertrain equipment and test engineers
  • Enhance the facility to increase operational efficiency and maximise running time
  • Procurement of new equipment and managing CAPEX projects
  • Manage maintenance and calibration of equipment
  • Standardise and integrate the facility test equipment
  • Follow Millbrook quality systems and health and safety procedures
  • Ensure all H&S and quality procedures have been adhered to
  • Act in accordance with the behaviours for Millbrook staff at all times
Essential Criteria


  • Engineering Degree


  • Must have experience of measurement devices, such as analytical analysers, Particle Number, FTIR’s, preferably within automotive test
  • Chassis dynamometer calibrations (instrumentation, dynos)
  • Instrumentation experience (Thermocouples, pressure transducers etc.)
  • Understanding of constant volume sampler systems
  • Automotive background preferably in an engine testing or chassis dynamometer environment


  • A good knowledge in the use of equipment including emissions measurement and data collection systems
  • Skills in electronic, electrical and PCB
  • Instrumentation experience (Thermocouples, pressure transducers etc.)
  • Managing the scheduling of service & calibrations.
  • Formulation & implementation of the short & long term plans.
  • Ensuring that appropriate quality, safety and environmental processes are developed and adhered to.
  • Responsibility for resolving any equipment issues that cannot be resolved at operational level.
  • Good general IT skills especially MS Excel
  • Responsibility for liasing with service support engineers.
  • To develop test specifications to meet customer requirements.
  • Financial responsibilities incurred as part of purchasing and maintaining the test equipment, including service contracts.

Personal Behaviours

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Work in a logical process through to completion in a managed timeframe.
  • Proactive in finding solutions
  • Good understanding of H&S practices


  • Willingness to work flexibly, including weekends
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Willing to undergo a Basic Disclosure (DBS) check
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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