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NPI Test Engineer

  • Kemble, UK
  • Full-time
  • Engineering

At ZeroAvia, we’re clean sky thinkers. For the world to achieve truly clean, guilt-free flight, we need a scalable solution; hydrogen-electric powertrains. As a leader in zero-emission aviation and a UK Jet Zero Council member, we’re designing and commercialising hydrogen-powered solutions that will positively impact the future of aviation, global connectivity, and the world.

You will become a solution-focused champion in our high-velocity culture. We value results and efficiency and prioritise achieving our mission most effectively and innovatively possible. You’ll be part of our unified team to create solutions and solve problems, If you’re eager to take radical ownership and are unafraid to ask questions or challenge the status quo, then we want you to be part of our Clean Sky Thinking.

Role Overview

We are looking for talented, hands-on test-engineers to join our dynamic team of development engineers and scientists.


  • Planning and execution of tests of fuel cell systems, hydrogen systems and their associated subsystems and components, from development testing, through to verification and validation, as well as certification tests.
  • Planning, design of required test rigs, including sensor and data acquisition, as well as test specific features, like power take-off, torque take-up, heat rejection, etc.
  • Working closely with suppliers, contractors, and partners to procure, build and commission test rigs on time and on quality.
  • Take ownership of component and subsystem testing
  • Work closely with system engineers and design engineers to define testing requirements.
  • Work closely with external suppliers and partners to define external testing requirements of components and subsystems.
  • Apply knowledge and understanding of the requirements and methods for showing compliance to certification standards.
  • Support air-vehicle-level integration and tests
  • Exercise critical thinking and innovative problem solving
  • Accredited Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Chemical/Electrical/Industrial Engineering, or similar qualification.
  • Experience and knowledge in data acquisition software and data processing (e.g., Matlab, Labview, PCan Explorer)
  • Experience in component and subsystem testing.
  • Experience in commissioning and managing component and subsystem test rigs.
  • Experience in using CAD design software (Solidworks)
  • Industrial experience ideally gained in a fuel cell/battery company, automotive, aerospace or similar industry.
  • Experience in working with and testing compressed gas systems and components.
  • Experience and understanding of PEM Fuel cell systems for mobile applications.
  • Experience in characterization, verification and testing of fuel cell system components.
  • Knowledge and understanding of PEM fuel cell stack operating conditions, stack testing and characterization.
  • Experience and knowledge in testing requirements for High Voltage systems as part of PEM fuel cell systems.
  • Experience and knowledge of working with pressurised gas systems.
  • Experience of working with high voltage systems.
  • Engineering Software programming knowledge (MATLAB Simulink, Python)
  • Aerospace experience with regards to certification, airworthiness, and standards (DO160G)

📈 Stock Options

🏡 Relocation support

🏖️ Holiday: 25 Days + Public Holidays

🍴 Kemble Location: Free Lunch

🔋 EV Club and Kemble Free EV Charging

🛩️ Flying Club: 5 free hours of flying lessons + Discount on Pilots License (PPL)

👩🏽‍⚕️ Private Healthcare: Plus Dental, Optical, Mental health support

💸 Salary sacrifice schemes: EV Club, Curry's Tech, Cycle to Work and Ikea Furniture

💰 Weekly Spot Bonuses

👩🏼‍⚖️ Income protection and Legal support

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