Propulsion Facilities Engineer

Location: Bedford
Shift Pattern: Days, Earlies, Lates
Job Reference: PT FENG 3


Job Summary

Reporting to – Propulsion Facilities Manager

This is a key role in the Propulsion Facilities team. The successful candidate will provide engineering support for the Engine Test Cells mainly for the exhaust measurement systems.


Role Responsibilities

  • Provide engineering support for the Engine Test Centre equipment and test engineers.
  • Enhance facility to increase operational efficiency and maximise running time.
  • Organize maintenance and calibration of equipment.
  • Standardise and integrate the facility test equipment.
  • Ensure all H&S and quality procedures have been adhered to Millbrook quality systems and health and safety procedures.
  • Act in accordance with the behaviours for Millbrook staff at all times.




  • Engineering qualifications (HND, BSc or other).


  • Must have experience of measurement devices, such as analytical analysers, Particle Number, FTIR’s, preferably within automotive
  • Instrumentation experience (Thermocouples, pressure transducers etc.).
  • Understanding of constant volume sampler systems.
  • Automotive background preferably in an engine testing or chassis dynamometer environment


  • Good knowledge of emissions measurement systems and data acquisition platforms.
  • Strong electronic and/or electrical skills.
  • Able to organize corrective and preventive maintenance and equipment calibration.
  • Health and Safety best practices awareness.
  • Fault finding logical thinking.
  • Good general IT skills.
  • MS Excel familiarity.
  • Responsibility for liaising with service support engineers.
  • Knowledge of AVL Concerto software is desirable.

Personal Behaviours

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

Other Information

Willing to undergo a Criminal Disclosure check.

Working Environment:                         Office/ Lab

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



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