Senior Facilities Engineer

  • Intertek
  • Milton Keynes, UK
  • 24 Aug, 2023
Full time Aerospace and Aviation Automotive Defence and Military Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas Engineering Facilities

Job Description

As a Senior Facilities Engineer, you will ensure that facility efficiency, equipment reliability, safety and regulatory requirements are met to deliver industry leading service across two automotive test facilities in Milton Keynes.



Intertek’s Transportation Technologies laboratory network employs over 1000 staff in 28 labs in USA, Europe, and East Asia, with a diverse portfolio of ATIC services for Automotive, Aerospace, Marine & Rail customers, which includes everything from automobiles, trucks and commercial vehicles, to aircraft, military vehicles, trains, marine vessels, motorcycles, lawn equipment, and more.


As a Senior Facilities Engineer, you will have a proven track record of delivering in a fast-paced environment and able to work to tight deadlines to provide a first-class service to the customers.  Degree in Engineering discipline and/or extensive demonstrated experience.

Required skills and experience

·       Strong technical understanding and experience of EV/Powertrain test facilities (or similar)

·       Working knowledge of systems such as battery simulators, Invertor drives, motors, dynamometers, Fuel systems, etc

·       Experience in building and test cell infrastructure including HVAC, chilled & process water systems, exhaust systems, climatic control systems, building management systems, etc

·       Experience of combustion engine, EV powertrain, battery, and hybrid system test operations is desirable but not essential

·       Designing, documenting and interpreting drawings for electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems and the fault finding and rectification of such systems 

The following would be beneficial although not essential: 

o   PID control knowledge/experience

o   PLC control systems

o   CAD design skills

o   Software knowledge

o   18th Edition qualified

o   Communication Network Design - Ethernet, CAN, EtherCAT etc.


·       Specify, procure, install, and commission electrical and mechanical systems to support the facilities across 2 sites and 38 test cells covering combustion engine, hybrid, transmission and electric powertrain testing

·       Maintenance, repair and upgrade to general building infrastructure & systems

·       Develop, evolve and maintain PPM schedules in line with manufacturers recommendations and/or engineering judgment

·       Contribute to the planning of end-to-end delivery of CapEx projects supporting Intertek’s expansion strategy

·       Identify and champion the design requirements to meet good practice and other specific requirements including Machinery directive, Low Voltage Directive and EMC directive

·       Contribute to department KPI data as agreed with PS&F Manager to drive a step-change in department performance

·       Manage external suppliers of critical equipment and services to ensure efficient equipment operation


Based in Milton Keynes.

Permanent. Full time – 37 hrs; Mon-Fri: Core hours 32.5 (8am-3pm) & other 4.5 hrs as required; 30 min lunch (unpaid).


Join Intertek and become part of our global network of inspiring and entrepreneurial colleagues.  We are a global family that values diversity and we thrive working together with precision, pace and passion.  We are working to make the world Ever Better, ensuring the quality, safety and sustainability of products and services used by millions of people around the world.

·       Competitive salary/benefits

·       Development and career opportunities around the Globe

·       Working in a highly motivated team and dynamic working environment

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer who do not discriminate against applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex or national origin.

Intertek operates a preferred supplier arrangement and we do not accept unsolicited approaches from agencies.

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