Electrical Test Engineer (Components)

Nuneaton - MIRA Technology Park
Closing date
Salary or hourly rate
Competitive based on skills and experience + 22.6% shift premium
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Role type
Apprentice, Experienced, Graduate
Nuneaton - MIRA Technology Park

HORIBA MIRA is a global provider of pioneering engineering, research and test services to the automotive, defence, aerospace and rail sectors. We work in close collaboration with vehicle manufacturers and suppliers around the world, providing comprehensive support ranging from individual product tests to turnkey engineering design, development and build programmes.

With over 75 years’ experience in developing some of the world’s most iconic vehicles, our engineers utilise the latest test facilities and simulation tools to make vehicles and journeys safer, cleaner, more efficient and rewarding.

The combination of our Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) engineering experts and our extensive range of state-of-the-art test facilities, means that we are a world-leader in engineering design, test and consultancy. With the rapid growth in automated vehicle systems, complex powertrains and wireless technologies our EMC engineering services provide excellent career opportunities.

As the successful candidate you will be responsible for performing electrical testing on a wide variety of military and/or automotive components and sub systems in accordance with various international or military standards and vehicle manufacturer (VM) test specifications. 

Working within the EMC Component Delivery Team you will ensure tests are delivered to schedule and to HORIBA-MIRA quality standards.

Key Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Testing automotive electrical components to assess their performance and durability against both international, VM or MIL specific requirements
  • Deliver directly to the HORIBA MIRA technical lead responsible for the customer project
  • Detailed reviews of test specifications and test plans
  • Executing the tests in accordance with H-M procedures
  • Maintain detailed and accurate log books and test records
  • Perform quality checks and analysis on test output
  • Customer liaison
  • Project manager liaison
  • Operations team liaison
  • Test equipment set up and strip down
  • Support double or triple shift rotas (pattern rotates each week)

Other information: 

  • Shift work is a prerequisite
  • Full driving licence prerequisite
  • Military clearance may be required
  • Training provided
  • Local applicants preferred to minimise the impact of commuting whilst working shifts
  • Flexible working may be required
  • Lone working
  • This role attracts a 22.6% shift premium


  • Electrical Engineering background in automotive or military sector
  • Good communication/interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work with detailed technical documentation
  • Familiar with test measurement equipment & fault finding
  • Shift working


  • EMC knowledge
  • High Voltage experience
  • CAN/LIN diagnostics
  • Automotive electrical/mechanical background
  • DEF STAN 61-5


  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills 


  • Good computer / IT skills 


  • ONC/D (BTEC Level 3) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering


  • HNC/D (BTEC Level 4) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering (EMC Test Technician)
Other information

HORIBA MIRA has 75 years of heritage in developing some of the world’s most iconic vehicles, our engineers utilise the latest test facilities and simulation tools to make vehicles and journeys safer, cleaner, more efficient and rewarding.

At HORBA MIRA we have a wide range of benefits including:-

  • 27 days holiday + statutory days (with the option to participate in a holiday buy/sell scheme)
  • A generous contributory pension plan
  • A company performance related bonus scheme
  • A fantastic Employee Assistance Programme which offers a range of wellbeing services to staff.
  • Reimbursement of fees for corporate memberships for relevant Chartered/professional institution
  • A range of tax efficient salary sacrifice options including a cycle to work scheme.

Right to work: - HORIBA MIRA actively promotes diversity and inclusion across our organisation, however this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the current Home Office Shortage Occupation list.