Electrical Test Engineer


£23.07 - 23.07 per hour


Sector: Automotive
Function: Manufacturing
Contact: Dave Harris
Phone: 01384 446168
Job Ref: 65980

Job details

Do you have electrical engineering experience, and are you seeking a new job in Coventry? Jonathan Lee Recruitment is helping a collaborative company recruit an Electrical Test Engineer, and the role comes with a contract rate of £23.07 per hour (Umbrella, Inside IR35). This contract is for 22 weeks and is open to extension. This role is full time on site in Coventry.

We currently have multiple shift-based roles available supporting the operation of test facilities across the Engineering Laboratories department. This is a department where continuous improvement is part of every-day life; your ideas can come to life in supporting new customer tests, with involvement in every step of the testing and development process.

It`s an exciting opportunity to be part of the team who run the facility, working in collaboration with our Technology Development team to support the installation and commissioning of new test rigs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Running state-of-the-art mechanical and electrical test rigs with roles supporting single component testing, all the way to whole vehicle durability.
  • Support the Lead Engineer to ensure that physical testing is completed on time, to quality, with the necessary escalation and reporting responsibilities.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Evidence based understanding of Design Verification and Testing Process
  • An understanding of physical test laboratory operation, laboratory equipment maintenance and calibration related activity.
  • A knowledge of employing data acquisition and analysis techniques.
  • Background in structural/electrical engineering, mechatronics or a related electrical profession.
  • An independent individual with the ability to self-organise and prioritise workload.
  • A good communicator who can effectively communicate complex ideas.
  • A team player who supports other team members.
  • Highly motivated to work on new initiatives and to support with the creation/development of new standards and processes.
  • An individual with a customer first mindset who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special.
  • Driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent and dependable.


  • Experience with testing components, mechanical systems & batteries or utilising hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical or vibration test systems would be beneficial, as would experience of data analysis and interpretation, but a desire to learn is essential.
  • Experience supporting or operating test facilities, utilising test and evaluation techniques.
  • Experience of product development processes and milestone driven delivery.
  • Knowledge of lean/quality strategies.

Double Day shift pattern - with potential for night shift when workload demand dictates and skillset enables. (37 hours)

To apply for this position please send your CV to

Unfortunately we cannot progress candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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