Propulsion Test Technician

04_Professionals (technical)
PC04 Eng. Serv., Mot

Are you an experienced Propulsion Test Technician, or ready to expand your existing knowledge into such a position?
Have you gained experience in a similar environment?

Role & Responsibilities

The Build and Test department supports MAHLE Powertrain by building, instrumenting, and testing prototype engines, batteries and motors helping lead the research and development into new cutting-edge green technologies, such as Hybridisation and Electrification.




As a propulsion test technician, you would be carrying out the following activities


  • To comply with the Health and Safety processes set out by the company
  • Fit instrumentation to propulsion systems such as engines, batteries and electric motors
  • Rig these systems to either dynamometers, battery test chambers or other test rigs
  • Support engineers with the commissioning of the device under test (DUT)
  • Running the test facility to measure DUT parameters and optimise control settings as necessary
  • Support development activities with hardware changes, issue resolution
  • Have a good understanding of electronic control systems
  • To be able to carry out problem solving/ fault finding on the devices under test
  • Have an awareness of battery/ electrification and motors



    Skills and Experience


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of propulsion testing in a similar environment
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good diagnostic skills with engine ECU and battery BMS systems
  • Ability to improvise and use own initiative when required
  • Ability to work as part of a busy team
  • Experience of control systems AVL PUMA, CP CADET, or National Instruments
  • Natural aptitude for problem solving

What would we do for you?
Ongoing development and career opportunities
Competitive rates + shift allowance
Excellent working environment
Global recognition



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Facts about the job

Benefits:  Benefits-UK/DI_LI_LS_MP_PE_PH_PP_SA
Entry level:  Experienced hires
Part- / Full-time:  Full Time
Functional area:  R&D
Department:  PC04 Eng. Serv., Mot

Northampton, GB

Company:  MAHLE Powertrain (UK)

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Your future at MAHLE

As a team player and someone who thinks ahead, you can deploy all your skills with us. In cooperation with colleagues from different countries and areas, you contribute in designing the mobility of the future. When selecting MAHLE, you choose trend-setting technologies and strategies. Are you interested in working with us and developing efficient and environmentally-friendly solutions, optimising existing products, and turning innovative ideas into reality? Then MAHLE is the right address for you.

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