VTEC Engineer Propulsion Vehicle Test

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Job Summary

Reporting to – Senior Engineer – Propulsion Vehicle Test

Millbrook is growing its dynamic engineering team within the chassis dynamometer group of Propulsion Vehicle Test. In this role you will be responsible for all aspects of emission and fuel consumption testing from an engineering perspective including liaising with the client, working with the technicians to deliver the project, overseeing the vehicle preparation, equipment installation, testing, and then formulating and validating test results into data packs and test reports. All testing will be performed within a unique Variable Temperature Emissions Chamber (VTEC) for heavy duty vehicles.

Role Responsibilities

  • Engineering vehicle emissions testing projects for a wide variety of customers.
  • Performing a variety of tests 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

Other information

  • 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

Working Environment: Office/Lab

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