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Job titleTest Technician
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary32,000 - 40,000 GBP
LocationUK South
Bonus Package
Job description

Do you have at least 2 years’ experience at a powertrain testing facility? Do you want to work for a market-leading company who are expanding their facilities? An industry-leading company that provide testing and quality assurance to companies around the globe are looking for a Test Technician to join their team in the UK and support propulsion test programmes.


The company

Our client has over 100 years of experience in quality assurance and provide their services to industries around the globe. They make sure that products meet required standards across multiple areas of business operations, from R&D to manufacturing, distribution to materials sourcing.

A truly global company, they aim to provide the very best in testing and quality assurance to companies across the world which they are achieving through their extensive testing capabilities and facilities. One of their core markets is the testing of parts for automotive OEMs and tier suppliers, testing combustion engines, powertrains and more. They are incredibly well respected in the powertrain industry and this is an area of huge growth for the company.


The role

As Test Technician you’ll support our client’s development of their EV propulsion test capabilities by maximising operational efficiency by supporting propulsion test programmes.


Responsibilities include:

  • Operating test rigs outside of normal office hours
  • Using defined test methods and scripts
  • Implementing safe work systems
  • Supporting the debugging and commissioning of complex electronic systems
  • Generating valid data in line with customer requirements
  • Calibrating test equipment in line with company regulations
  • Maintaining the efficiency of the facility operations
  • Supporting rig and cell mechanical/electronic assembly and disassembly
  • Working with multi-phase electrical applications and power analyser test equipment
  • Interpreting CAD drawings for rigging
  • Working closely with stakeholders across the business
  • Working with the powertrain testing team to gain technical input and execute test procedures


The requirements

You’ll have at least 2 years’ experience working in a powertrain testing facility. Other requirements include:

  • Vocational qualification in a mechanical or electrical engineering discipline (extensive experience considered as an alternative)
  • Adaptable and eager to learn
  • Able to produce clear documentation for processes
  • Excellent knowledge of health and safety processes
  • Able to interpret CAD and technical drawings
  • Knowledge of EV powertrains, batteries and hybrids desirable
  • Knowledge of AC and DC electrical systems desirable
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)



Important information

FMC Contact for this role: Tom Winter (

Reference number: 9479

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    Updated on 2017-08-07T17:04:38+00:00, by Matthew Graham.