Dyno Test Engineer

Job Title:
Dyno Test Engineer
United Kingdom
Engineering / Technical background
Job type:
Start date:
Immediate start
£45,000/annum DOE
Min. requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a relevant Engineering subject • Experience of powertrain test set-up and execution • Experience in a testing role, ideally an engine test environment
Extra Information:
***Preference will be given to UK-based candidates. Interviews will begin ASAP***
The Client

After raising over £120 million of private investment, our CLIENT is taking their ultra-lightweight diesel engine, to the next level as demand is on the rise.

 With a global reach of over 100 territories, our CLIENT puts innovation at the forefront of everything they do and aim to revolutionise the marine industry.

The Job

Reporting to the Principal Engineer and in collaboration with other Engineering Departments, the Test Engineer will be  responsible for the delivery of tests in outboard dyno test cells. Other testing includes component rig, and full outboard motor testing on vessels.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Overseeing test procedures focusing on engine dyno testing but including full outboard testing and component rig test
  • Developing test procedures, test cycles, and process documentation
  • Specification, implementation, and calibration of new tests, instrumentation, controls, and logging equipment to ensure accurate test results to meet stakeholder requirements
  • Specification, implementation, and calibration of test equipment to support dyno and vessel tests at customer/partner locations
  • Daily management of test technicians including scheduling and prioritisation of test activities
  • Initial results analysis and formal written report
  • Leading development of new test methods and procedures
  • Writing process documentation, and training technicians on new equipment and tests
  • Ensuring maintenance and continual improvement of test facilities, leading to improvement of efficiency and accuracy of results


Skills and Experience Can you tick all of these?

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a relevant Engineering subject
  • Experience of powertrain test set-up and execution
  • Experience in a testing role, ideally an engine test environment


Job Requirements Can you tick most of these?

  • Safety FIRST! Follow the Company’s Health and Safety procedures
  • Work independently, manage time and prioritise tasks effectively
  • Top writing: Precision and clarity are your super powers when you write and speak
  • IT literate and proficient with all Microsoft software and other test control packages
  • Good knowledge of a test environment
  • Flexibility to travel both within the UK and internationally as required
  • Able to proactively identify issues and support problem-solving activities
  • Your day-to-day attitude at work reflects our CLIENT´s core values:

Innovation, expertise, tenacity, honesty, respect, and integrity.

Ticking some of these puts you in a good place: 

  • Experience of marine powertrain development activities
  • Experience of diesel engine specific development
  • Test cell operation using Sierra CP Engineering CADET test cell control systems
  • Operation of small powered marine craft
Salary & Benefits
  •  £45,ooo / annum DOE
  • South Coast  
  • 25 days holidays 
  • Company pension scheme 
  • BUPA Healthcare 
  • EAP (employee assistance program) 
  • Enhanced Paternity Pay 
  • Free Beverages 
  • Discounted Gym Membership

If you are ready to take on a new challenge in a fast-growing company, or have specific queries about the position, please send your CV to: mara@proteusprofessionals.com

Or click on “Apply for this job” above and enter your details.

Alternatively, call Mara on: +34 644 817 519

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