Senior Technician (Pre-Rigging Lead) - Powertrain Engine Test Centre

Location: Millbrook, Bedfordshire
Shift Pattern: Days (40 hours)
Job Reference: PT STEC 4

Job Summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Technician (Pre-Rigging Lead) to join the Powertrain ETC team, reporting to the ETC Supervisor. The successful candidate will be responsible for organising the pre-rigging workshop area and maintaining stock levels.

Role Responsibilities

  • Lead housekeeping and parts organisation standards, working with colleagues to maintain high standards in working environment
  • Implement standardisation within the engine test pre-rigging workshop
  • Support pre-rigging of engines in preparation for dyno testing
  • Support manufacture and assembly of engine test pallets including fabricating brackets, machining adaptors, fitting instrumentation and pipework
  • Organise 5S pre-rigging area to ensure efficient operation and ease of use
  • Ensure agreed deadlines are achieved
  • Assist in installation of rigged engines into test cells
  • Liaise with supporting staff, engineers, supervisors and customers on a technical level
  • Ensure all H&S and quality procedures have been adhered to
  • Act in accordance with the behaviours for Millbrook staff at all times



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


  • Must have a sound automotive or engineering background preferably in a testing environment
  • Instrumentation experience (thermocouples, pressure transducers etc.)
  • Good organisation within a workshop environment
  • Stock control, manufacturing or fabrication backgrounds considered if coupled with some automotive experience


  • Fabrication skills
  • Stock control and procurement
  • Basic level of deign for manufacture
  • Interpretation of basic air/fluid path schematics
  • Good general IT skills especially Microsoft Excel

Personal Behaviours

  • Strong strength of character and able to work well with others
  • Excellent attenditon to detail and willingness to improve
  • Tidy and highly organised
  • Confident and initiative
  • Good understanding of H&S practices


  • Office hours with some flexible working as required
  • 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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