Senior Engine Fuel Test Technician Powertrain ETC

Location: Millbrook, Bedfordshire
Shift Pattern: Days (40hrs)
Job Reference: PT STEC 2

Job Summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Engine Fuel Test Technician to join the Powertrain ETC team, reporting to the ETC Supervisor. The successful candidate will be responsible for running engine fuel test programs to controlled and detailed internal procedures, engine strip and rating experience to include injector flowing, deposit measurements, fuel blending and handling control.

Role Responsibilities

  • Run CEC engine test programs to detailed work tickets
  • Gather accurate data to enable detailed report generation
  • Ensure all H&S and quality procedures are adhered to
  • Pre-rigging of engines to pallets including fabricating brackets, exhaust systems, and fitting instrumentation
  • Installation of rigged engines into test cells and getting them up and running
  • Service and repair all types of engines
  • Ensure agreed deadlines are met and liaise with operations to ensure targets are met
  • Liaise with supporting staff, engineers, supervisors and customers on a technical level
  • Install and set up instrumentation as required from engineering
  • Carry out various controlled testing on various powertrain units and development work
  • Develop initiatives to reduce waste and optimise efficiency
  • Develop best working practices and provide training to others
  • Act in accordance with the behaviours for Millbrook staff at all times

Essential Criteria


  • City and Guild in Automotive or Engineering
  • Full automotive/engineering apprenticeship or HNC


  • Must have a sound automotive background preferably in a testing environment
  • Instrumentation experience (thermocouples, pressure transducers etc.)
  • Prototype engine strip/build
  • Good understanding of gasoline and diesel engine operation


  • Bench fitting and fabrication skills
  • Understanding of complex engines, testing techniques and associated equipment and tools
  • Skilled in the build and modification of engine harnesses
  • A good understanding of engine test cell equipment including emissions measurement, combustion analysis and calibration tools
  • Skills in electronic , electrical and mechanical engine diagnostics
  • Good general IT skills especially Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and instruction
  • Ability to use technical knowledge to contribute to the testing process
  • Ability to work under own initiative

Personal Behaviours

  • Time management and organisation
  • Professional attitude under pressure and good communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to follow written instructions and work requests
  • Good understanding of H&S practices


  • Willing to work shifts, including weekends
  • Full UK driving license
  • Willing to undergo a Criminal Disclosure 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


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