Undergraduate – Propulsion Engines

Location: Millbrook, Bedfordshire

As an undergraduate in the Engine Test Centre department you will be working alongside a more senior member of the team who will mentor and support your development as an engine test engineer. This can include being responsible for a customer engine test programme from initial install to test completion.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Obtain an understanding of all H&S and quality procedures and ensure they are being adhered to
  • Potential for ownership of a customer engine test programme
  • Be able to work autonomously with a variety of test bed software and measuring equipment 
  • Analyse and interpret engine test bed data for both engine fault finding and ensuring high data quality
  • Generate engine installation packs and schematics for accurate test bed setups
  • Track project efficiency and maintain project related invoicing
  • Potential to work with CAD and CAE for rig component design requirements
  • Undertake analysis of results, including statements of conformity or opinions and interpretations
  • To report, review and provide authorisation of results
  • Work well within a team environment 
  • Act in accordance with the behaviours for UTAC staff at all times

Person Specification

  • Studying for BEng/MEng Automotive / Mechanical Degree (Preferred)
Core competencies:
  • Strong understanding of gasoline and diesel engine mechanical fundamentals
  • Previous “hands-on” experience with engines or electric drive units is favourable
  • Ability to learn from others and obtain information in a high pressure environment
  • CAD skills favourable but not essential
  • Good understanding of H&S practices
Personal Behaviours
  • Flexible and self-driven
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Sound Motor Vehicle/Engineering background
  • Good computer skills i.e. Word, Excel
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal working hours
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to use initiative and to problem solve
  • Positive autonomous attitude
  • Flexibility to travel as and when required
  • Full UK driving licence
  • SC clearance or ability to achieve this (UK national with residency in the UK for the last 5 years)
  • Willing to undergo a Criminal Disclosure check

To apply please email your cover letter and CV to recruitment.uk@utac.com