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Test Engineer in Preston, Lancashire


Preston, Lancashire


£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum



This role represents a unique opportunity for you to join a highly motivated and experienced team, that is expanding due to increasing demand from our customers. We are looking for engineers who share our passion for innovation and whom are excited by the chance to test and help develop the next generation of driveline products for a range of applications, including an ever-increasing number for Electric Vehicle applications.

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.

Role & Responsibilities

Health, Safety, Environment & Security:

  • 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

Customer service:

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)
Technical excellence:

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
Previous relevant industry work experience e.g. driveline testing
Mechanical driveline and electric vehicle drive systems knowledge
Test bed control system(s) and CAN communications
Instrumentation and data acquisition
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

Flexibility to travel as and when required
Willing to undergo a Criminal Disclosure check


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Job reference 122632_1707327515
Date posted 07 February 2024

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