Powertrain Test Systems Engineer

Location: Millbrook, Bedfordshire
Shift Pattern: Days (40hrs)
Job Reference: PT FENG 4

Job Summary

The successful candidate will be responsible for the automation systems of engine test beds and chassis dynos including emission measurement systems.

Role Responsibilities

  • Provide all technical support for Millbrook Engineering team preparing Powertrain Facilities to perform tests activities according to customer requirements.

  • Provide engineering support for the Powertrain equipment and test engineers.

  • Assure all instruments are calibrated and producing reliable data.

  • Setup emission systems according to requirements.

  • Program test scheduling in automation systems.

  • Adjust engines and vehicle numeric models to run properly in test beds.

  • Manage test facilities data servers making all data secure and accessible to right personnel.

  • Act in accordance with the behaviours for Millbrook staff at all times.



  • Engineering Degree or HND with relevant experience;

  • Master`s Degree in the automotive field would be advantageous.


  • Must have experience with engine development test beds.

  • Instrumentation experience (Thermocouples, pressure transducers etc.)

  • Test cell conditioning systems such Combustion Air, Charge Air, Cell Air.

  • Use of test bed controls (PID controls, throttle control, fuel handling.)

  • Automotive background preferably in an engine testing environment.¬†


  • Required knowledge in following systems:
    • AVL PUMA;

    • ETAS INCA;



  • Desirable knowledge:
    • AVL CAMEO;



    • Blow-by meters;

    • Particle Counters;

    • AVL i60 emission system;

    • AVL iGEM.

  • IT desirable skills:
    • Computer network knowledge (TCP/IP);

    • PC and network devices hardware;

    • Security and access control management;

    • Script and code programming.

Personal Behaviours

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


  • Full UK driving licence
  • Willing to undergo a Basic Disclosure (DBS) check

Other information

Working Environment: Lab/Test Cell/Office

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

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