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Automotive Test Engineer

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    £40k - 45k per year

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    Gayle Britton

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    3 months ago

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Automotive Test Engineer

Permanent, salary: up to £45,000 depending on experience

Based on site in Leyland, Preston

40 hours a week (Mon – Fri, 08.00 – 16.30 or 08.30 – 17.00)

Benefits: Generous holiday allowance, Contributory pension scheme, Life Cover, healthcare cashback plans + more available!

Are you passionate about testing and helping to develop the next generation of driveline products for a range of applications, including Electric Vehicles? Would you like to develop your sought-after Driveline/EDU test skills? Our client will provide you with support and training and a platform from which you will gain a broad range of experiences!

We’re looking for a Test Engineer to specialise in Driveline/EDU and join a leading Automotive Test facility. The successful Test Engineer will join a Company offering customisable vehicle testing solutions, which include; proving grounds and laboratories for vehicle engineering and homologation for transport, agricultural and defence industries (amongst others!)

What would the Automotive/EV Test Engineer do?

  • Your core focus will be on Driveline & EDU testing. The work’s varied, covering durability to efficiency mapping + performance testing, on electrified & conventional driveline products
  • Testing is carried out in established and bespoke drive cycles for customers including premium OEMs and Tier-1s from the automotive, motorsport & commercial vehicle markets
  • You will be actively involved in all aspects of the test program life cycle, working closely with customers and in-house engineer and technician teams
  • Competently deliver tests, review, and analyse logged data, and validate the test results
  • Project tasks will include Fixture design, equipment installation, test bed control system setup, test execution, data processing and reporting.

What skills and experience will the Automotive/EV Test Engineer need?

  • A degree or equivalent experience in relevant engineering discipline (Mechanical, Electrical, Mechatronic) 
  • An interest and passion in progressing your career in Driveline test and development, including HV electric machines (essential)
  • Test bed control system(s) and CAN communications (preferred)
  • CAD (preferred)
  • Instrumentation and data acquisition (preferred)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong organisational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Flexibility to travel as and when required

For further information on this excellent opportunity, please call Gayle on 01275 867409

This advert represents a summary of the full role description. To apply, please submit a copy of your up-to-date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Applicants must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted.