Crash Test Engineer - Safety

Location: Millbrook, Bedfordshire
Shift Pattern: Days (40hrs)
Job Reference: SAF ENG 11

Job Summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Crash Test Engineer, working within the Safety team at Millbrook. We are looking for enthusiastic and flexible individuals with either experience in vehicle safety testing or those with a mechanical background and a desire to develop their career in this specialist area of our business. The successful candidate will be responsible for working in collaboration with our customers and/or witnessing authorities to establish testing requirements. In addition, the role holder will prepare, execute and report on full scale crash tests, and advise the customer on test methods and processes.

Role Responsibilities

  • Establish test content including review and inclusion of any regulatory requirements
  • Provide costing information for quote preparation
  • Prepare internal test execution documentation and liaise with customer and internal operations group
  • Responsibility for correct and complete execution of test to the satisfaction of the customer and any relevant legal or quality standards 
  • Test data approval to the requirements of SAE J211 or similar
  • Preparation of test reports and/or customer data packs
  • Support and generate continuous improvement initiatives
  • Support business development activities
  • Carry out vehicle measurements on behalf of the customer (3D digital measurement)
  • Act in accordance with the behaviours for Millbrook staff at all times

Essential Criteria


  • Degree or similar in an Engineering discipline



  • Experience in testing to European/Federal regulations and also consumer test protocols considered - desirable
  • Working in an ISO 17025 environment



  • Sound knowledge of mechanical principles associated with vehicle safety testing - essential
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • IT literate
  • Knowledge of high speed data and video capture considered an advantage


Personal Behaviours

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Customer focused
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team
  • Able to work on multiple projects



  • Prepared to work overtime as required
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Willing to undergo a Basic Disclosure (DBS) check


Other Information

Working Environment: Workshop/Lab

Travel Required: Travel as required within the UK and mainland Europe

To apply please email your CV and salary expectations to including the job reference and where you heard about this vacancy

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