Team Leader – Propulsion Vehicle Test

Location: Millbrook, Bedfordshire
Shift Pattern:  1&2
Job Reference: PT TL VT4

Job Summary

Reporting to – Supervisor - Propulsion Vehicle Test

Role Responsibilities

  • Overseeing all aspects of the 4WD light duty emissions facility
  • Managing a team of technicians, including shift rotas and resource planning
  • Ordering and maintaining all consumable stocks
  • Approval of working hours and holiday requests
  • Co-ordinate between early, late and night shifts to ensure a seamless operation
  • Develop improved systems of work, installation of equipment and testing methods
  • Work to Millbrook high quality standards and health and safety procedures
  • Liaise with Propulsion Engineering and work closely with customers
  • Liaise with Propulsion Facilities to ensure equipment is maintained and calibrated
  • Act in accordance with the behaviours for Millbrook staff at all times

Essential criteria:


  • GSCE grades or equivalent
  • Mechanical/PC qualification
  • Engineering apprenticeship related to motor vehicles (preferred)



  • Good understanding of basic motor vehicle fundamentals
  • Automotive diagnostic or testing experience
  • Dilute emissions systems (CVS)/ Particulate measurement experience (desirable)
  • Instrumentation experience (desirable)
  • Experience with fault finding techniques (desirable)
  • Electrical/electronic experience (desirable)


  • Good communication skills
  • Basic IT skills including MS Word and Excel
  • Methodical and logical approach to all aspects of work
  • Fabrication skills (desirable)

Personal Behaviours

  • Flexible approach to work
  • Adhere to all health and safety requirements
  • Customer focused
  • Detail and quality focused
  • Comfortable working in a small team
  • Conscientious, reliable and punctual

Other Information

  • Due to environmental test conditions candidate must pass full annual medical
  • Flexibility to travel as and when required
  • Full UK driving license
  • SC clearance or ability to achieve this (UK national with residency in the UK for the last 5 years)
  • Willing to undergo a Criminal Records Bureau check

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