Test Engineer

Droitwich £ 40,000 - £ 50,000 + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 014507

A rapidly growing technology company is developing an innovate and patented powertrain unit. At an advanced stage of the development, they have a new vacancy for a Test Engineer to join the growing team. An experienced Engine Test Engineer you will work with external suppliers and internal teams to define all the test requirements and run test cell activities.



Commutable from: Droitwich, Kidderminster, Stourport on Severn, Bromsgrove, Birmingham,


Salary: £ 40,000 to £ 50,000 p.a. + benefits



The Role


Oversee and manage the day-to-day operation of the production engine test cell.

Ensure all Health and Safety and quality procedures have been adhered to

Run the test cell using a mix of automated test cycles and manual operation leading into more complex tasks with support from Engineering teams

Take ownership of the test piece, equipment and hardware in the test cell

Continue and improve initiatives to reduce waste and optimize efficiency

Support testing carried out by external test houses.

Carry out test data analysis, derive conclusions and influence design decisions.

Perform hazard analysis, risk management and DFMEA for components and systems as required.

Effectively logging, monitoring and retesting all defects found during testing

Escalate any issues likely to affect the project scope or timescales

Responsible for setting up and operating measurement equipment


The candidate


Strong understanding of gasoline and diesel engine operation

Previous experience of managing an engine test cell

Excellent understanding of engine fundamentals and related systems

Automotive fault diagnostics

Ability to work with minimum supervision and instruction following completion of probationary period

Ensure Health and Safety procedures and practices are followed

Organised with good communication skills

Interest in emerging technologies


To apply, please send a CV to Jarrod Sellers

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