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Powertrain NVH Test Engineer

  • Location: Basildon
  • Salary: £20.88 - 27.03 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Powertrain
  • Contact: Ellie Ebbage
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 397555
  • Expiry Date: 15 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 61443

Powertrain NVH Test Engineer - 54883

Pay Rate: Up to £20.88/hr Ltd - inside IR35

AWR rate increase applies after 12 weeks - Rate will increase to £27.03/hr Ltd

Division: Product Development

Contract Position based at Dunton

Position Description:

This position is for an NVH Test Engineer to support Engineering activities in the PT NVH area.

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete NVH measurement and analysis of powertrains in an NVH test environment.
  • Complete physical testing of powertrain hardware to support development of powertrain NVH attributes.
  • Conduct system level evaluations/appraisals and the preparation of supporting presentation material.
  • Lead prototype build of vehicle and rig testing for powertrain NVH attribute development.
  • Support joint investigations with the Propulsion NVH development teams.
  • Maintain powertrain NVH testing facilities complying with DEC Health and safety Rules & Regulations, ISO9001, ISO14001.
  • Manage the instrumentation calibration process.
  • Manage the Head Acoustics software maintenance and hardware calibration contract.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Data acquisition (LMS Test.Lab/HEAD Artemis).
  • Engine/Transmission fault finding
  • Data analysis, signal processing and reporting.
  • NVH assessment of subsystem components
  • Torsional Vibration Measurement Test experience is desirable, but it is equally as important that the applicant has a good engineering background and can apply themselves to problem solving within the NVH arena.
  • Training will be provided.
  • Must be independent but able to work as part of a team, creative and flexible.


  • An Engineering Degree or working towards completion.

Additional Information:


This is a double day shift position and attracts the associated shift premium:

  • Double Days Early Mon to Thurs 0700 to 1500. Fri 0700 to 1230.
  • Double Days Late Mon to Thurs 1445 to 2245 Fri 1215 to 1745 Paid Working Lunch.
  • Contract to end June 2022 and then in mid-year renewals
  • Travel: Occasionally. Once or twice a year for no more than one to two weeks at a time.

To apply, please send your interest and CV to –

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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.