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Graduate Automotive Research Engineer

Powertrain Engineering Group

Cambustion is a world leader in automotive emissions measurement and control. CamMotive is our Electric Vehicle (EV) group, providing support to the EV development industry.

We have over 70 employees based in Cambridge, UK. Our Engineering Services Groups work on a consultancy basis for vehicle and component manufacturers.

  • We have comprehensive state-of-the-art powertrain and vehicle testing facilities.

  • We evaluate and develop powertrain control solutions for future vehicles.

Due to recent and planned future expansion, our Engineering Services Groups are now recruiting engineers and technicians to join the team.  The role will involve working in our powertrain and vehicle test facilities on a variety of powertrain-related projects.

We would welcome applications from:

  • Students currently in their final year of study.

  • Recent graduates.

  • Graduates currently working in industry.

Our graduate engineers will have the opportunity to work on a range of challenging projects for our customers, which include vehicle manufacturers and suppliers to the automotive industry.

Applicants should be degree qualified or in their final year of either mechanical or automotive engineering. The starting salary for new graduates will be £30,000. For applicants with more experience their starting salary will be increased accordingly. In addition, Cambustion operates a profit share scheme. This is variable but is typically worth an additional 10% per year.

Projects typically centre on our high-technology engine and vehicle test facilities and involve developing software and hardware solutions to meet the latest engineering challenges.

This is a hands-on role and a successful applicant would be expected to take on broad responsibilities including:

  • Working with Senior Engineers to formulate work programs

  • Operation of complex engine and vehicle test facilities

  • Analysis of data and reporting

  • Presentation of results to customers

If you are interested please e-mail your CV and a covering letter to  by 1st May 2023.  Interviews will be held during May 2023.