21738 - Test Engineer

We are looking for a Test Engineer to assist in general Passive Safety testing activities, predominantly based, but not exclusively, in the HyGe, Pedestrian and Structures laboratories, to include test scheduling, planning & execution. Data delivery, proposals & reporting.

Supporting with the preparation of vehicles and components for passive safety testing. Products tested range from complete vehicles to individual components. e.g. Airbags, seat belts, BIW, aircraft and rail seats.  Key aspects of the role include:

  • Interpretation of customer requirements
  • Understanding and documenting pre & post-test requirements – measurements & observations
  • Review & verification of test data and analysed data.
  • Data delivery & reporting
  • Customer liaison before during and after test day
  • Co-ordination of proactive calibration & maintenance for test equipment.
  • Planning & support with development of new test scenarios.
  • Use of scheduling software for planning, project records, test scheduling.
  • Encouraging excellent H&S and environmental practices across the area.
  • Working Knowledge of UKAS 17025



  • Research and Development work.
  • High Speed Video Camera operation.
  • DAS & Instrumentation usage.
  • Mechanical skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Customer service


  • Good English based communication skills.
  • Good timekeeping.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly and be receptive to skills being taught.
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as within a team.
  • Working directly alongside senior customer personnel on site i.e., Directors.
  • Think outside the box to contribute to developing unique tests for specialist product tests.
  • Willing to work shifts as and when required


  • HNC – Engineering/ Science related subject.
  • C&G or NVQ Engineering/Science related subject.
  • HND- Engineering/ Science related subject.
  • Heading towards engineer status via a competency-based scheme, accredited by a recognised governing body.

Other information

Please note this role is:

  • 3 months contract with potential to be extended
  • Inside IR35
  • Working 37.25 hours per week - flexible hours
  • Based at our Nuneaton Site

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