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Powertrain test techician

Powertrain Test Technician

Powertrain Engineering Group

Cambustion is a world leader in automotive emissions measurement and control. CamMotive is our Electric Vehicle (EV) brand, 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:

  • Experienced Powertrain Test Technicians.

  • Existing engineering technicians with transferable skills and with an interest and enthusiasm for the role.

The role is varied, based on the specific requirements of the test programme. Typical day-to-day activities could include:

  • Set-up and installation of test powertrains and vehicles

  • Operation of powertrain and vehicle test facilities

  • Fabrication and instrumentation of test parts

  • Maintenance of a range of powertrain and vehicle test facilities

Some or all of the following skills/experience would be an advantage – if necessary additional training will be provided.

  • Automotive maintenance, ideally including high-voltage systems

  • TIG welding

  •  Sheet metal fabrication

  • Use of machine tools & hand tools

  • Electrical / electronics testing/fabrication

  • Computer literacy –particularly Microsoft Excel

Essential Attributes

  • Flexibility to work on a weekly-alternating early/late shift basis (7 am–3 pm & 3 pm–11 pm)

  • Must be eligible to work in the UK.

Preferable Attributes

  • Automotive maintenance

  • TIG welding

  • Sheet metal fabrication

  • Use of machine tools & hand tools

  • Electrical / electronics testing & fabrication


The salary range will be from £30k–£38k including shift allowance, depending on relevant experience and qualifications. In addition, Cambustion operates a profit share scheme.

Other benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday

  • Workplace pension

  • Income protection insurance

  • Death in service benefit

  • Cycle to work scheme

If you are interested please e-mail your CV and a covering letter to  as soon as possible.