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Test Engineer

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre Europe, Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Posted: January 8th, 2018

Test Engineer

 MTCE is an automotive engineering company.  We design and manufacture dampers for race and road cars, build low volume cars and chassis’s, provide ride and handling tuning programs, and manufacture mechatronic systems such as adjustable ride height systems and deployable wing mechanisms. 

We are currently looking for enthusiastic individual to join our busy Testing Department based in Thetford, Norfolk, UK.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Perform a range of component testing using our in house mechanical and servo hydraulic test machines.
  • Produce written reports
  • Perform DVP&R testing of components
  • Assemble prototype and low volume vehicles
  • Work on vehicles in a safe and unsupervised manner, supporting our vehicle ride and handling projects
  • Assemble, test and validate new R&D suspension dampers and mechatronic systems.
  • Low volume production damper and mechatronic system assembly
  • Test project management, to be able to take on tasks from beginning to end liaising with other departments for the completion of the project
  • Inspect assemblies and produce reports using Faro Arm CMM
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Be a strong communicator both verbally and written
  • Adhere to health and safety rules as applicable.
  • Contribute to the attainment of departmental goals in the “President’s Message”.
  • Participate in continuous improvement program.
  • Adopt and practice Kaizen Principles and Concepts.
  • Participate in Kaizen and GEAR activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Basic Requirements:


  • University degree in Mechanical / Electrical / Automotive Engineering or equivalent, desireable - experience working in a testing environment.
  • To have good manual dexterity.
  • Basic computer and keyboard skills.
  • Basic understanding of engineering drawings and terminology.
  • Be mechanically proficient
  • Approach testing in a logical manner, with the ability to work unsupervised
  • The ability to work to the procedures and standards as set by MTCE.
  • To work in a clean and tidy manner, keeping the work area in a clean and tidy condition.
  • To hold a current Passport and be able to travel as and when required by MTCE.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English.
  • Willingness to work additional hours on an as needed basis


Other Beneficial Skills


  • Competent in the use of NI Labview
  • Ability to use manual milling machines and lathes
  • Basic metal working capability
  • Ability to weld
  • CAD competent
  • Competent in the build and fault finding of vehicle wiring systems
  • Familiar with data acquisition systems at full vehicle level


Multimatic is a global automotive supply company providing hardware and engineering services to OEMs around the world. Its UK based engineering division, Multimatic Technical Centre Europe (MTCE), is a leading supplier of engineering and vehicle development services to major automotive OEMs and a growing number of niche vehicle manufacturers. Specialties include suspension systems, vehicle dynamics, carbon fibre structural components, mechanisms and mechatronics.


If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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