Senior Technician - Propulsion

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The successful applicant for this role will be pre-rigging test engines and providing fuel testing support.

Role Responsibilities

  • Support run CEC engine test programs to detailed work tickets
  • Gather accurate data to enable detailed report generation
  • Support pre-rigging of engines in preparation for dynamometer testing
  • Support manufacture/assembly of engine test pallets including fabricating brackets, machining of adaptors, fitting instrumentation and pipework
  • Support housekeeping and parts organisation standards, work with collages to maintain high standards in working environment
  • 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

Essential Criteria


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


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


  • Fabrication skills
  • Stock control & procurement
  • Basic level of design for manufacture
  • Interpretation of basic air/fluid path schematics
  • Good general IT skills especially MS Excel

Personal Behaviours

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


  • Office hours / some flexible working
  • Full UK driving licence


To apply please email your CV and salary expectations to

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