Engineer – Vehicle Systems

Location: Leyland Test Facility - Lancashire, UK
Reporting to – Manager or Senior Engineer with delegated Management responsibility

Job Description

Responsible for all aspects of testing from an engineering perspective including liaising with the customer, working with the Technicians to deliver the project, overseeing preparation,  equipment installation, testing and then formulating and validating test results into data packs and test reports.  Support a culture of continuous improvement to help drive improvements in safety and security, customer service and technical excellence.

Role & Responsibilities

Health, Safety, Environment & Security:

  • Ensure appropriate PPE is being used at all times in designated areas
  • Review job specific risk assessments
  • Ensure H&S procedures & processes are appropriate and being applied
  • Ensure appropriate security measures are in place and being used in the labs
  • Create and maintain risk assessment for the tests in the area of responsibility
  • Undertake analysis of results, including statements of conformity or opinions and interpretations
  • To report, review and provide authorisation of results

Customer Service:

  • Liaise with the customer to ensure the project is delivered on time and to their expectations
  • Liaise with customer engineers to obtain feedback relating to performance improvements
  • Develop improved systems of work, data handling and manipulation
  • Deliver test reports accurately (RFT) and on time (OTD)
  • Report regularly to customers as required

Technical Excellence:

  • Work with other engineers, senior engineers and principal engineers to design test and timing plans
  • Competently and efficiently deliver tests to a high professional standard
  • Liaise with technicians providing appropriate detail to ensure efficient testing
  • Collate test results from various logging equipment and validate for approval
  • Be conversant with appropriate testing regulations
  • Identify improvements and manage change appropriately


  • Ensure project documentation is up to date and consistent
  • Ensure equipment calibration is valid and report any issues
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures
  • Comply with ISO 9001, 14001, 17025, 22301, 27001, 45001 procedures where appropriate

Financial Performance:

  • Ensure projects are delivered on time using the agreed level of resources
  • Maintain up to date information on job status, expected invoicing and completion date


  • Act in accordance with the behaviours for UTAC CERAM Millbrook employees at all times
  • Lead by example

Person Specification

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience in relevant engineering discipline
  • Knowledge of vehicle mechanical systems (preferred)
  • Instrumentation and data acquisition (preferred)
  • Knowledge of sensor types and applications (preferred)
  • Use of CAD systems (preferred)
  • Data processing (preferred)
  • Vibration testing
  • Component rig testing
  • Technical report writing
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong organisational, analytical and problem solving skills
 Personal Behaviours
  • Willingness to learn
  • Methodical
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Problem solver
  • Highly motivated team player
  • Customer focused
  • High level of confidentiality and integrity
  • Flexibility to travel as and when required
  • Full UK driving licence & own transport
  • Willing to undergo a Criminal Disclosure check
  • NOTE: This position be will based on site at Leyland

To apply please email your cover letter and CV to

Application closing date: close of buisness 9th July 2021

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