Automation Systems Engineer

Purpose of the role is to… • Maintain, develop and improve the Test Engineering automation and control systems at HPP • Manage and develop the integration of test cell control systems • Define and deliver efficient and robust ‘right first time’ solutions across our test facilities • Define a release and control strategy for automation test protocols • Define and develop the future strategy for test bench automation systems at HPP

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Job no: 497369
Work type: Permanent
Location: Brixworth
Department: Product Validation & Test (Div)


Be skilled at…

  • Configuring automation and control systems for test beds
  • Utilising data analysis to understand complex systems
  • Working with customers to deliver challenging engineering solutions

Have experience of…

  • dSpace control systems (Scalexio)
  • Developing control strategies for internal combustion engines, hybrid and electric drivetrains

Demonstrate knowledge of…

  • Facilities and systems required to test complex hybrid power units
  • Writing test cycles and resolving complex dyno / rig system issues

Hold these qualifications…

  • Engineering degree (Mechanical, Electrical or similar).


  • Highly motivated and driven to succeed
  • Committed to delivering to the highest standards
  • Demonstrate a ‘can do’ and positive attitude


Additional information…

  • This is an exciting opportunity to join the Test Engineering Department as it embarks on the challenge to both improve testing capability for the homologated power unit and also deliver the requirements for 2026. It will be an extremely rewarding role in a fast paced and varied environment.


  • 36 days holiday (we work bank holidays)
  • 10% company contribution to pension (no compulsory personal contribution)
  • Personal bonus based on performance
  • Company collective bonus
  • Access to reduced cost Mercedes lease scheme
  • Mercedes share scheme
  • Private medical cover
  • 4 x death in service
  • Enhanced paternity and maternity policies

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