Test Engineer

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technology

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £24.68 + £3.70/hr holiday

  • Contact:

    Stuart Graydon

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Working for a major automotive manufacturer in Bedford, the Test Engineer will be running and collating a variety of test programs for new build vehicles. 

The roles are available on a 12 month contract basis with a starting rate of £24.68/hr plus £3.70/hr holiday accrual and overtime rates at time and half (salary equivalent ~£50,000).


Deliverables and KPIs

  • Output professional engineering reports.
  • Output professional engineering test and study results.
  • Deliver projects to deadlines.
  • Deliver development within budget.

Job Description

  • Testing by Digital and Physical evaluation of vehicle systems and products.
  • Evaluation of vehicle systems (mainly closures and body strength, but can include body safety, bolt tightening and water ingress)
  • Concern Investigation at Manufacturing Plant and suppliers
  • Project management.
  • Data analysis.
  • Concern Definition and resolution

Qualifications/Skills Required:

  • Qualified to minimum of degree level or equivalent.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to prioritise and work autonomously.
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to make clear and concise written reports and verbal explanation.
  • Clear communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in English language in business environment.
  • Flexibility of working hours
  • Flexibility to travel.
  • Valid driving licence for Europe.
  • Ability to drive on public roads and within Proving Ground achieving all Health and Safety requirements.
  • Knowledge and experience of Automotive industry is desired but not essential