Engineer – Vehicle Durability

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Job Summary

Reporting to – Senior Engineer - Durability

Responsible for correct execution of vehicle tests and the appropriate test vehicle issue analysis (root cause) with the objective of optimising timing and quality of test programmes.

Role Responsibilities

    • Schedule work and facility utilization to achieve maximum efficiency (consider timing, budget requirements and priorities)
    • Operate to customer / department processes
    • Prepare all necessary documentation to conduct the tests in a safe, controlled and repeatable manner
    • Supervise the tests in compliance with test procedures, analyse and interpret driver reports and data, provide instructions to test drivers and technicians
    • Lead issue Investigations, repairs and rebuilds on test vehicles
    • Supervise the procurement of replacement/spare part and shipping of vehicles and parts
    • Compile regular reports on progress & status
    • Analyse, document and report test results, present data and root cause
    • Compile incident reports
    • Ensure tests are completed within defined time frames
    • Compile Evaluation reports
    • Validate vehicles against measurable targets as well as conducting subjective vehicle evaluations
    • Coordinate (mid term and EOT) reviews
    • Perform validation on vehicle, system and component level
    • Key contact with the customer for tests
    • Act in accordance with the behaviours for Millbrook staff at all times



  • Relevant Engineering degree


  • Durability testing
  • Conducting technical investigations and report writing
  • Corrosion or quality testing experience (preferred but not essential)
  • EV/ Hybrid vehicles (preferred but not essential)
  • Vehicle network systems – CAN, LIN, FlexRay


  • Good communications skills both oral and written
  • Sound engineering background
  • Good PC skills
  • Confident when dealing with customers both face to face and on the phone
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving / lateral thinking

Personal Behaviours

  • Customer focused
  • Punctual
  • Meticulous
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Dependable
  • Proactive
  • Practical


  • Flexibility to work outside normal hours
  • Flexibility to support validation activities in foreign countries
  • Full UK driving licence (Motorcycle or HGV licence advantageous)
  • 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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