Senior Test Technician - Powertrain


Hullavington - United Kingdom


.Dyson has an opportunity for a Powertrain Test Technician to join the highly successful Powertrain group within in its Electric Vehicle Engineering Team based at its Hullavington HQ.


  • Operate powertrain testbeds to carry out pre-defined tests
  • Hands-on swap over of powertrain components on testbeds including mechanical and electrical connections
  • Liaise with prototype build teams to coordinate UUT movements on and off testbeds
  • Liaise with powertrain test engineers on test scheduling
  • Carry out day-to-day maintenance tasks to keep powertrain testbeds operational (e.g. calibration, minor fault fixing with test engineers)


  • HND in Engineering (NVQ Level 4 or equivalent is beneficial but not essential)
  • Competent with Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) for simple reporting and recording
  • Strong team working skills, to work with testbed engineers and powertrain engineers
  • Ability to perform methodical problem solving
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently, take on new challenges readily, possess a hands on approach, and work with a can-do attitude
  • Experience of AVL testbed operation, including PUMA, Cameo, and Indicom, is beneficial but not essential
  • Electric vehicle powertrain test experience is beneficial but not essential
  • Experience of automotive high voltage safety is beneficial but not essential


27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays Pension scheme Performance related bonus Life assurance Sport centre Free on-site parking Subsidized café and restaurants Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 17 June 2019

Closing date: 26 August 2019