Test Technician- Battery Test Propulsion


Location: Millbrook, Bedfordshire
Shift Pattern: Rolling week
Job Reference: BT TEC 1,2,3,4,5&6


Job Summary

Reporting to – Manager – Battery Test

A key position within the newly formed Battery Test team reporting into the Millbrook Propulsion division. The position will be responsible for operating the Battery Test Facility to provide a Durability testing service to our clients. This service extends to round the clock cover to ensure a continuous operation and minimum prove out duration for the DUT. Responsibilities will include operation, basic setup and diagnostics including day to day maintenance of the Battery Test Cells.

Role Responsibilities

  • Operates Millbrook Battery Testing Facilities
  • Provides HV Battery preparation and strip service for Customers
  • Day to day maintenance and housekeeping of Facilities
  • Provides basic level of Facility breakdown diagnostics and resolution
  • Able to complete basic Test Automation Setup and Configuration
  • Action and follow Test and Operational derived Risk Assessments
  • Ensures safe Operating Procedures are in place for all HV Battery related activity
  • Ensures safe operation of DUT at all times
  • Shift working -Rolling week
  • Act in accordance with the behaviours for Millbrook staff at all times



  • HND in Engineering or equivalent (preferred)


  • HV Batteries (preferably Automotive)
  • HV Battery testing (Durability and Abuse)
  • Powertrain testing (preferred)


  • Experience with AVL Puma and/or Kratzer PA Tools
  • Aware of Electrical HV connectivity techniques
  • Able to complete Mechanical assembly and fabrication
  • Able to complete Electrical wiring assemblies (preferred)

Personal Behaviours

  • Highly motivated Team player
  • Good and inclusive communication skills
  • Represents highest company standards
  • Customer focussed


  • Contribute to the Build, Process definition, setup and commissioning stage of the Battery Test Facilities
  • Flexibility to travel as and when required
  • Full UK driving licence
  • SC clearance or ability to achieve this (UK national with residency in the UK for the last 5 years)
  • Willing to undergo a Criminal Disclosure check

Other Information

Working Environment: Lab

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


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

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