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Senior Test Engineer - Powertrain (based in Munich)

  • Location: Weßling
  • Salary: £35 - £70 per hour + Outside IR35 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 9 days ago

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Emily Stapley
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Expiry Date: 24 November 2021
  • Job Ref: BBBH77592_1634132280

** Senior Test Engineer - Powertrain based near Munich ***

Would you like to join a global aerospace organisation and work with cutting edge technology where you will play a key role in bringing innovative electric aircraft to life?

Due to a drive for greater success, this advanced manufacturing business is currently searching for a Senior Test Engineer - Powertrain to add to their talented, hardworking team in Munich on a 6 month contract. Striving for innovation and creativity you can ensure no two days will be the same.

This is a phenomenal opportunity to not only work for a prestigious, advanced organisation, but to gain skills and knowledge you will not find anywhere else.

The Role

As a Senior Test Engineer - Powertrain, you will be responsible for:

  • Holistic and agile test development including concept, design, data acquisition and documentation
  • Pragmatic evaluation of test concepts with idealization of physical effects and first principles reasoning approach
  • Ad-hoc & hands-on test execution, troubleshooting, and reporting to support our fast-paced development activities

In addition, you will be expected to plan and setup test equipment and dentification of test rig requirements in relation to aircraft, system, and sub-system requirements.


To succeed within the role of Senior Test Engineer - Powertrain, you will have experience in a similar role and have the following skills:

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with powertrain testing (e.g. engines, actuators, batteries, inverters, electronic control units)
  • Experience with sensors, data acquisition and control systems
  • Experience in test & test rig development, test execution & data processing

In addition, you will also need a degree in mechatronic/electrical/aerospace engineering (M. Sc. / Ph.D.) or a related field. Any experience with Lithium-ion batteries and/or multi-kW electrical machines and power electronics will be most beneficial.


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

  • Be appreciated and valued
  • Increase earning potential
  • Improve work-life balance
  • Learn new skills
  • Gain opportunity to influence
  • Clear goals & direction

If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you!

PLEASE NOTE: A start date is fast approaching so apply as soon as possible!

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position.

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