Facilities Engineer- Automation - Battery Test - Propulsion


Location: Millbrook, Bedfordshire
Shift Pattern: Days
Job Reference: BT FENG 2


Job Summary

Reporting to:  Propulsion Facilities Manager Role Responsibilities


Role Responsibilities

  • Provide all technical support for Millbrook Engineering team preparing Propulsion Facilities to perform tests activities according to customer requirements
  • Provide corrective and preventive maintenance on battery testing automation systems
  • Develop and improve test schedules for battery testing automation systems
  • Conducts investigations and prepares reports to support investigations on automation systems
  • Identify failures and suggest modifications to testing systems
  • Provide technical support and training for Battery testing staff
  • Assure all instruments are calibrated and generating reliable data
  • Act in accordance with the behaviours for Millbrook staff at all times



  • BSc in technical disciplines.
  • (MSc in the automotive or electrical field would be an advantage)
  • (17th/18th Edition Electrical Training would be an advantage)


  • Must have experience using wiring diagrams and harness drawings
  • Experience working with automation softwares
  • Experience with Instrumentation including thermocouples and pressure transducers
  • Should be familiar to test beds main controls including PID tuning, actuators, and BMS
  • (Battery testing environment familiarity is desirable)
  • (Automotive background is desirable)


  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills mostly when handling large amounts of data
  • Familiar with automotive test automation systems such as Horiba STARS, AVL PUMA, AVL Lynx or Kratzer PAtools
  • Aptitude to repair electrical and mechanical systems
  • (Software coding and scripting skills are highly desirable)

 Personal Behaviours

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proactive in finding solutions
  • Good understanding of H&S practices
  • Analytical thinking


  • Willing to undergo a Criminal Disclosure check

Other Information

Working Environment: Office/Lab

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


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