Engineer – Propulsion Vehicle Test

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Job Summary

Reporting to – Senior Engineer – Propulsion Vehicle Test

Role Responsibilities

  • Engineering vehicle emissions testing projects for a wide variety of customers.
  • Performing a variety of tests predominantly on chassis dynamometers driving to various cycles.
  • Working with other engineers to design test and timing plans.
  • To liaise with the client to ensure the project is delivered to their expectations.
  • Liaise with Propulsion technicians to ensure they know what they are doing and why to allow them to perform the testing.
  • Collating test results from various logging equipment and validating for approval.
  • To be conversant with the appropriate testing Regulations and look for improvements and manage change appropriately.
  • Developing improved systems of work and data handling and manipulation.
  • Working to Millbrook high quality standards and health & safety procedures.
  • Working 40hr week with possibility of overtime and flexible hours.
  • Act in accordance with the behaviours for Millbrook staff at all times



  • Automotive Engineering Degree


  • A good understanding of vehicle Propulsions
  • Experience in Propulsion vehicle testing and development
  • Relevant experience of vehicle emissions and fuel economy testing on chassis dynamometer
  • Relevant experience of testing vehicles for impacts on emissions and fuel economy
  • Experience of emissions Regulations


  • Experience of chassis dynamometer emissions and fuel economy testing
  • Good project management
  • Good problem solving ability
  • Analysing and compiling technical data
  • Knowledge of engine, exhaust after-treatment and emissions
  • Liaising with customers and building relationships
  • The ability to work from and create procedures
  • Knowledge of office based programmes. Any CAN, data logging, ETAS INCA experience is beneficial

Personal Behaviours

  • Good communicator
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Adheres to all health and safety requirements
  • Customer focused
  • Detail and quality focused
  • Comfortable working in teams and individually
  • Be conscientious, reliable and punctual


  • 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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