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Test Engineer

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  • Post Date : April 16, 2024
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Job Description

AEX Recruitment is seeking An Test Engineer on behalf of our client based in  Lancashire, a leading company in the field of development and testing within the automotive industry.

Your core focus will be on Driveline and EDU testing. The nature of the project work undertaken will be varied, ranging from durability to efficiency mapping and performance testing, on both electrified and conventional driveline products. Testing is carried out in accordance with established as well as bespoke drive cycles for our customer base that includes both premium OEMs and Tier-1s from the automotive, motorsport and commercial vehicle markets.

You will be actively involved in all aspects of our test program life cycle, working closely with both our customers and our in-house engineer and technician teams. Project tasks will include Fixture design, equipment installation, test bed control system setup, test execution, data processing and reporting.

Job Description 

  •  Create and maintain job specific risk assessment(s) for the tests being undertaken.
  •  Ensure appropriate PPE is being used at all times in designated areas.
  •  Provide regular updates to our customer and ensure the project is delivered on time and to their expectations.
  •  Deliver test reports accurately (RFT) and on time (OTD)
  •  Competently deliver tests to a high professional standard on time using the agreed level of resource.
  •  Review and analyse logged data and validate the test results.
  •  Ensure equipment calibration is valid and project documentation is up to date.
  •  Identify improvements (systems of work plus, data handling and manipulation) and manage any changes appropriately.


  •  Educated to degree level 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)
  •  Previous relevant industry work experience e.g. driveline testing (desirable not essential)
  •  Mechanical driveline and electric vehicle drive systems knowledge (desirable not essential)
  •  Test bed control system(s) and CAN communications (preferred)
  •  CAD (preferred)
  •  Instrumentation and data acquisition (preferred)
  •  High Voltage awareness (training will be provided)
  •  Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  •  Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  •  Strong organisational, analytical and problem solving skills
  •  Willingness to learn
  •  Methodical
  •  Flexible and adaptable
  •  Problem solver
  •  Highly motivated team player
  •  Customer focused
  •  High level of confidentiality and integrity
  •  Full UK driving licence & own transport (Client is not easily accessible via public transport).
  •  Flexibility to travel as and when required
  •  Willing to undergo a Criminal Disclosure check


  •  Full-time, Permanent
  •  Up to  £45,000.00 per year
  • Company pension
  • Free parking
  • Monday to Friday

If you are excited about this exciting role or would like more information, please can Lauren on 01908 585656 or submit your CV for a call back!



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