Test Engineer (Mechanical) - Contract - Project One

We are seeking a highly motivated Test Engineer (Mechanical) to join our World Championship- Winning Team here at Brixworth on a contract basis, to support our Project One Automotive Programme.

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Job no: 492265
Work type: Contract
Location: Brixworth
Department: Test

If you're successful in this role, you'll…

  • Design and develop effective and robust engineering solutions to enable project tests to be carried out safely.
  • Investigate improvements to facilities and develop solutions to improve test efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Validate concepts through analytical methods alongside product engineering, including the specification and design of test facilities and automation systems.
  • Provide support to the active test facilities to solve problems, minimise downtime and meet H&S requirements

Therefore we need you to…

Be skilled at…

  • Problem solving utilising data analysis and working from 1st principles
  • Utilising a structured and methodical approaches to best effect
  • Delivering several complex projects in parallel
  • Analysing data using packages such as Concerto, WinDarab, ATLAS, Excel, Matlab, Labview
  • PUMA 1.3/1.5 automation system operation and configuration – desirable
  • Speaking German – desirable
  • Planning effectively but being agile to a changing environment/requirements

Have experience of…

  • Working in R&D test environment
  • Design Tools and Techniques (proficient in Catia V5 / LCA)
  • Dynamic Systems, High Speed Rotating Parts, Complex Assemblies, Drivelines
  • Classical mechanical design analysis techniques - desirable
  • Fluid conditioning and delivery system design - desirable
  • Operating in a “customer facing” technical environment
  • Working within automotive road car programmes

Demonstrate knowledge of…

  • Hybrid powertrain test facilities
  • Function and performance of F1 powertrain systems and components

Hold these qualifications…

  • Relevant engineering degree (2:1 min) or equivalent, with sufficient experience to demonstrate a high standard of engineering capability and application of technology in a test environment
  • Industrial or post-graduate training in relevant techniques and applications - desirable


  • Passionate and enthusiastic about engineering
  • Technically creative and curious
  • Flexible to support test requirements at short notice
  • Competitive and self-motivated

In return you’ll get the chance to be part of a team with some of the best in the world, at a state of the art facility, with a very real chance to make history.

We look forward to meeting you!

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