21723 - Engineer/Project Engineer - Assured CAV

HORIBA MIRA is a world-class, independent engineering consultancy, operating in multiple locations around the world, to support vehicle manufacturers and their supply chain with cutting-edge engineering and testing expertise.


We offer full-system design, test and integration expertise to automotive, defence, rail and transport industries and also specialise in developing low carbon and autonomous and co-operative driving technologies.


At our headquarters in the Midlands, we have access to one of the most comprehensive vehicle proving grounds which boasts 93km of test tracks and over 35 world-class test facilities and laboratories.  Our facilities, combined with the engineering expertise of our 600 strong team makes MIRA Technology Park Europe’s number one location for transport sector R&D.


The Engineer for our newly completed ASSURED CAV facility ecosystem will report to the Operations Manager of ASSURED CAV and help customers leverage success from our investment in these world leading facilities which enable the validation and verification of new vehicle technologies. ASSURED CAV represents a £100m investment in newly constructed high speed, urban and public road environments which will be used to validate and verify automated vehicle technologies. This role will be responsible for maximising the utilisation of the ASSURED CAV physical facilities, delivering brilliantly to ensure high customer satisfaction, whilst guaranteeing a safe test environment. The focus will be on working as part of the ASSURED CAV team, managing a range of internal and external stakeholders as well as the facility operations team to support HORIBA MIRA’s global customer base.

Please note:

  • Flexible working is available
  • There is potential for overtime available as and when required
  • Drivers licence is a prerequisite for this role

Further details on the role can be found by downloading the full job description below.



  • Knowledge of vehicle test or rig setup
  • Direct customer interaction
  • Planning/operational skills


  • Vehicle development and testing
  • Connected and Autonomous Vehicle technologies
  • Interacting with Proving Ground(s)
  • Speaking foreign languages


Core Competencies Required:

  • Technical comprehension: Understand the customers testing, legislation requirements and relevant technology to ensure the solutions offered are appropriate for the goals of that activity and that it can be done safely (This includes traditional attribute testing as well as ADAS and CAV technologies).
  • Organisation & Planning: Able to visualise, organise, plan and execute the operation of the facility to maximise the use of the asset. Someone who demonstrates efficiency, prioritises, and remains focussed, independently plans resources effectively and escalates issues appropriately.
  • Motivational: Able to communicate the big picture to the team, empower individuals to take responsibility and achieve successful operation of the ASSURED CAV ecosystem.
  • Continuous Improvement: Seeks to evaluate procedures and practices with an enquiring and constructive approach, able to uncover and pinpoint real problems and identify new ways of working to ensure the best operational performance is achieved.
  • Entrepreneurial: Can help to identify business opportunities and products which can support in the delivery and efficiency of the facilities.
  • Communication: Good speaking and listening skills – lets others speaks & seeks to understand their points of view. Speaks and writes clearly and articulately to manage the team as well as provide confidence and assurance in customer groups.
  • Resilient & Composed: maintains stable performance when faced with heavy work load, high stakes opportunities and multiple stakeholders.



  • Engineering/Science qualification or equivalent through experience


  • Engineering Degree or equivalent related subject

Other information

HORIBA MIRA has 75 years of heritage in developing some of the world’s most iconic vehicles, our engineers utilise the latest test facilities and simulation tools to make vehicles and journeys safer, cleaner, more efficient and rewarding.

At HORBA MIRA we have a wide range of benefits including:-

  • 27 days holiday + statutory days (with the option to participate in a holiday buy/sell scheme)
  • A generous contributory pension plan
  • A company performance related bonus scheme
  • A fantastic Employee Assistance Programme which offers a range of wellbeing services to staff.
  • Reimbursement of fees for corporate memberships for relevant Chartered/professional institution
  • A range of tax efficient salary sacrifice options including a cycle to work scheme.

The successful candidate must be able to work in the UK without restrictions and meet UK government security vetting criteria.

Right to work: - HORIBA MIRA actively promotes diversity and inclusion across our organisation, this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the current Home Office Shortage Occupation list. 

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