• Permanent
  • Luton, Bedfordshire, East Anglia, England
  • £0 - £42000 per annum, Benefits:Life cover, Healthcare cashback plans, access to a range of discounts, recognition awards GBP / Year

Website Perpetual Partnerships Ltd


A market-leading international group in digital & sustainable mobility, customisable testing solutions, customisable testing systems, vehicle engineering, homologation, regulatory advice & expertise, certification, training, corporate events and classic & sportscars festivals.
The Group provides services and systems to customers in the various sectors: mobility, transport, tyre, petrochemical, agriculture and defence industries and operates test centres and laboratories in France (including the official Euro NCAP facility), the UK, USA, Finland, Morocco, and Germany. It also has subsidiaries in China, Korea and Japan. As a group we share a strong and clear vision to deliver safe and efficient solutions and systems to our customers.


The Component Test department is responsible for undertaking a wide range of climatic, vibration and functional durability tests for a range of sectors.
This role will cover all aspects of component testing with the successful candidate being responsible for planning, execution and reporting of a variety of tests.


  • Liaising with customers to ensure their requirements are met and they are aware of test progress
  • Ensure all tests are appropriately planned, running correctly and fully documented
  • Follow test procedures, fully understand the test requirements and communicate these clearly with others
  • Coordinate, supervise and conduct tests and lab activities, working with engineers and technicians
  • Develop risk assessments for tests
  • Programming of test equipment including; PLC, Chambers and shakers
  • Rig design and preparation using CAD packages
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement activities to ensure ever improving facilities, processes and test methods
  • Undertake analysis of results, including statements of conformity or opinions and interpretations 


  • · Qualified to bachelor degree or equivalent with appropriate experience, preferably in an automotive or electrical discipline


  • Component testing (beneficial)
  • Climatic and vibration test equipment (beneficial)
  • Use of electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems (beneficial)
  • Automation systems and PLC’s (beneficial)
  • Customer service (preferred)
  • Data analysis (desirable)
  • Hands-on experience in a lab or workshop environment (preferred)
  • Report writing (desirable) 


  • Able to carry out at least basic workshop fitting tasks
  • Ability to find creative solutions to problems
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • ·Strong organisational, analytical and problem solving skills

Personal Behaviours 

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Customer focussed
  • Willingness to learn
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Problem solver
  • Highly motivated team player
  • Practical
  • High level of confidentiality and integrity


  • Flexibility to support test activity both off-site and outside of normal working hours
  • Flexibility to travel as and when required
  • Full UK driving licence & own transport
  • SC clearance or ability to achieve this (UK national with residency in the UK for the last 5 years) 
  • Willing to undergo a Criminal Disclosure check
  • NOTE: This position be will based on site  

By joining us you will gain access to a broad range of learning relevant to your role and personal development, as well as exposure to leading technologies and expertise. Our reward and benefit programmes are designed to support our people with competitive and locally tailored packages combined with support for individual health and wellbeing both inside and outside of work.
In the UK this includes;

  • Life Cover
  • Access to a wide range of discounts and offers via the Perkz reward scheme
  • Recognition awards linked to the company’s values of Expertise, Innovation and Integrity
  • Healthcare cashback plans
  • Generous holiday benefits
  • Contributory pension schemes
  • Attractive family friendly policies; maternity, paternity, shared parental leave, flexible working
  • Access to a variety of employee assistance support services

Are you an engineer looking for an exciting opportunity to push boundaries with the latest automotive testing technologies? Apply now for the Component Engineer role where you’ll help transform the industry through innovation and technical expertise. For more information contact Amy on 07970 167 262.

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