Facilities Engineer – Powertrain Test Rig Propulsion


Location: Millbrook, Bedfordshire
Shift Pattern: Days
Job Reference: PT FENG 6


Job Summary

Reporting to:  Propulsion Facilities Manager

Role Responsibilities

  • Provide all technical support for Millbrook Engineering team preparing the facilities in Propulsion department to perform tests activities according to customer requirements
  • Provide engineering support for the Powertrain Test Rig
  • Assure all instruments are calibrated and generating reliable data
  • Setup emission systems according to internal procedures
  • Perform corrective and preventive maintenance on powertrain equipment
  • Develop test schedule in automation systems
  • Act in accordance with the behaviours for Millbrook staff at all times




  • Engineering Degree
  • (MSc in the automotive field would be an advantage)


  • Must have experience working with engine or transmission test beds
  • Instrumentation experience including thermocouples and pressure transducers.
  • Should be familiar to test beds main controls including PID tuning, throttle control, and torque control
  • Electrical and mechanical maintenance practice
  • (Experience with Powertrain Testing rigs (2E, 4E or 5E) is highly desirable)
  • Automotive background


    • Must have knowledge of Automation Systems such as:
      • AVL PUMA, HORIBA STARS, AVL Lynx, Kratzer PAtools or similar
    • Expertise in Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) is highly desirable
    • Must have good general IT skills especially MS Excel and computer network
    • Desirable knowledge:
      • AVL Concerto
      • Emission benches
      • Devices communication (AK protocol, ASAP3, CAN bus, FlexRay)
    • (Script and code programming is a plus)

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


  • Willing to undergo a Criminal Disclosure check

Other Information

Working Environment:                         Office


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


To apply please email your CV and salary expectations to jobs@millbrook.co.uk

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