Test Engineer (Electrical) - contract - Project One

We are Seeking a Test Engineer (Electrical) to join our World Championship- Winning Team here at Brixworth on a contract basis. You'll be responsible for providing engineering specification, implementation and delivery of ERS and Electrical Test Capabilities and Test Requests within our Automotive Project One programme.

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Job no: 492268
Work type: Contract
Location: Brixworth
Department: Test

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

  • Deliver Facility capability solutions to support rapid development of ERS and Electrical systems
  • Support ERS Test Requests optimising facility capability and capacity w.r.t production, durability and development test
  • Support the department strategy in management, handling and testing of hybrid systems and components
  • Apply a pragmatic and robust application of Electricity at Work legislation to support a fast paced R&D environment
  • Liaise with Contractors and Suppliers to deliver complex Test Rig and Infrastructure projects
  • Support problem solving and fault resolution activities in the Electrical Engineering field, affecting all test facilities
  • Provide Engineering input to best practice maintenance, calibration and operational procedures
  • This role is both analytical and practical, requiring the successful candidate to not only design testing solutions, but often be involved in the assembly, configuration and execution of the tests.

Therefore we need you to…

Be skilled at…

  • Electrical design software packages e.g. EPlan
  • National Instruments Labview (User and embedded) – desirable
  • AVL Puma Open / Concerto / Indication (User and embedded) – desirable
  • Matlab Simulink (User and embedded) – desirable
  • Dspace (User and embedded) – desirable
  • Planning, prioritising and organising
  • Communicating effectively; delivering difficult messages in a timely and efficient manner that allows progress to be made
  • Working with a wide range of Engineers and Technicians
  • Working under pressure and flexibly support testing requirements

Have experience of…

  • Specification, design and commissioning of test infrastructure to meet a variety of test requirements
  • With hybrid powertrain test systems, used for testing of motors, power electronics and/or battery packs
  • Applying first-principles understanding and practical application of Electrical and Mechanical systems used to test motorsport, automotive or industrial products/subsystems

Demonstrate knowledge of…

  • Control and automation, measurement systems and data acquisition, sensors and actuators
  • Relevant Electrical regulations and practical implementation

Hold these qualifications…

  • Electrical Engineering Degree, BEng or MEng (2:1 or above)
  • Desirable -  Relevant Industrial Qualifications including 17th Edition Wiring Regs


  • Flexible
  • Tenacious
  • Focussed
  • Committed

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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