Working at Bladon provides individuals with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play a part in the development of this innovative and fast-growing company. With its game changing micro turbine technology, the company is preparing its revolutionary power units for volume production, and is poised to enter major global markets with significant growth potential.

A career at Bladon will enable talented individuals to help shape an entirely new market sector, as customers worldwide learn to exploit the benefits of micro gas turbines for power generation.

Those joining the Bladon team at its Engineering Centre can expect a competitive rewards package, together with the benefits of its central location in the West Midlands, at the heart of the resurgent motor industry and close to the attractive communities of rural Warwickshire.

You will be working in a supportive team environment where everyone’s contribution is valued, and where you can make a real difference. Join our business now, and together we'll go further than you ever thought possible.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering note to careers@bladonmt.com quoting the job title as the e-mail subject.

Current Vacancies

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  • Design Engineer – Recuperator/Heat Exchanger


    8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday
    Competitive Salary
    Private Healthcare / Pension / Life Assurance / 33 Days Holiday inc Bank Holidays

    Bladon Micro Turbine is a world leader in micro gas turbines, a new generation of green and efficient power unit. With its unique expertise and technology, the company is pioneering efforts to bring this breakthrough solution to volume production.

    We are looking to hire a Design Engineer to provide general mechanical design support for the recuperator throughout its lifecycle in support of cost-down, manufacturability and performance improvements. The role will directly report to the Work Package Owner.

    The Design Engineer will create 3D models and drawings and undertake hand-calcs to support design as well as implementing design changes to support system performance upgrades and life improvements. You will be supporting the development testing; sub-component test through to product test, as well as undertaking DFMEAs and partake in PFMEAs as part of overall engineering quality processes.

    You will be expected to have all round experience in:

    • Providing mechanical design support
    • Providing technical support throughout the lifecycle; from Supply Chain through to in-service
    • Working closely with suppliers regarding cost-down activities
    • Design experimental component and sub system rigs as part of an overall development plan
    • Hand-calcs to support mechanical design

    The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of sheet metal fabrication methods and manufacturing processes (welding, brazing etc) as well as the ability to use 3D CAD and create component drawings to industry standard, such as, BS8888. Alongside this, you will have experience of designing pressure vessels, piping (or similar).

    It is not essential, but highly desirable that you will have experience with the design of waste heat recovery systems, heat-exchangers or recuperators, alongside knowledge of industry codes and standards such as ASME, PED, PD5500, HEI.

    We are looking for a genuine team player. If you have successfully worked in a similar role, experienced in pressure vessels (or similar) with great attention to detail, then please apply and our Talent team will be in touch to discuss in further detail.

  • Project Engineer


    8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday
    Competitive Salary
    Private Healthcare / Pension / Life Assurance / 33 Days Holiday inc Bank Holidays

    Bladon Micro Turbine is a world leader in micro gas turbines, a new generation of green and efficient power unit. With its unique expertise and technology, the company is pioneering efforts to bring this breakthrough solution to volume production.

    Due to an internal promotion in the company, we are now looking to hire an experienced Project Engineer to join our dedicated team in Coventry. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative engineering Company and use your skills and extensive knowledge within a supportive, engaging environment.

    Working as part of our Special Projects department, you’ll be responsible for coordinating the full delivery of projects when Bladon Micro Turbine is acting as a programme lead. You will ultimately be responsible for ensuring delivery within a project/programme. This may include participating in elaboration of the front-end activity, as well as elements of engineering design, quality planning, manufacturing, installation, test/commissioning and final buy-off phases as well as ensuring the project remains within budget in order to meet the deliverables.

    The Project Engineer will be responsible for;

    • Planning project requirements and resources, including the sourcing of sub-contract elements
    • Reacting promptly and effectively to changing client and product needs
    • Anticipating any potential project risks and then identifying and establishing corrective actions
    • Producing deliverables on-time and understandable explanations for any change requests
    • Tracking project progress against a timing plan and participating in partner or programme meetings when required
    • Managing the project within budget
    • Assisting with design verification and reporting
    • Applying or seeking out specific technical skills as required to support the customer or programme requirements
    • Contributing to continuous improvement activities as well as quality control of work by appropriate reviews
    • Writing reports and presenting progress at project meetings, to partners & funding agencies
    • Planning projects or subtasks so they may be tracked and presented
    • Performing root cause analysis and resolving problems
    • Conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practice/future trends

    You will have an Engineering degree in a relevant discipline, a good understanding of engineering principles with a mechanical, electrical, electronic or software background to be considered. Experience of reading and understanding engineering drawings, translating product drawings into process information as well as experience in BOM structures and creating project plans in Microsoft Project is a must.

    You will have demonstrable experience within a comparable role, within a manufacturing environment, with a proven track record of meeting firm timelines and exceptional communication skills both verbal and written. If you think this role is right for you then please apply direct and our Talent team will be in touch to discuss.

  • Supplier Quality Assurance (SQA) Engineer


    8.00am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday
    Competitive Salary
    Private Healthcare / Pension / Life Assurance / 33 Days Holiday inc Bank Holidays

    Bladon Micro Turbine is a world leader in micro gas turbines, a new generation of green and efficient power unit. With its unique expertise and technology, the company is pioneering efforts to bring this breakthrough solution to volume production.

    We are looking to hire a committed individual to become part of our high achieving team. If you have exceptional skills and are looking for a company that care about their people, then Bladon Micro Turbine is the place where you could grow and develop your career.

    Bladon are recruiting for an experienced Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer (SQA) to take a lead role in selecting and developing our Supply Chain and internal processes at this pivotal time for the business. This will be a hands on support role, ensuring best practice at all times maintaining our robust systems both internally and externally.

    As well as working as part of the Operations team, you will work with Engineering (Design and Manufacturing Engineers) team to define process parameters and criteria to ensure supplier process capability is effective to meet product and process requirements.

    Your responsibilities and experience to date will have been around the following:

    • Leading the supplier approval process by assessing manufacturing/technology capabilities and Health, Safety and Environmental risks
    • Carrying out supplier validation audits and advanced product quality planning (APQP)
    • Reviewing supplier manufacturing processes, collaborate with suppliers on process improvement and value enhancement opportunities
    • Managing and coordinating supplier performance, problem solving, cost recovery and warranty activities
    • Performing on-site supplier visits for root cause analysis and verification of correction actions of supplier quality issues
    • Collating and evaluating supplier quality data to identify process improvement opportunities across the supply chain
    • Supporting inspection and test status requirements defined by regulations, engineering product specifications or Control Plans and PPAP approval
    • Reporting on KPIs to drive Continuous Improvement activities
    • Participating in cross-functional teams in the development of new products or changes related to current products to meet business and customer requirements
    • Promoting the use of Continuous Improvement techniques throughout the business including Lean, 6-Sigma, Poka-Yoke, Measurement System Analysis, SPC and PFMEA
    • Leading quality audits and coordinating audit plans
    • Experience of supporting internal builds
    • Conducting benchmarking studies to determine best practice/designs and future trends
    • Staying current and up to date on any changes that may affect the supply and demand of utilised products and materials and report out on potential impact
    • Delivering training on quality awareness to colleagues and at suppliers as required

    Having worked in a Manufacturing environment, you should also have relevant engineering qualifications. If you have experience in SQA within a Lean or 6-sigma environment, then please do apply direct.

    Once we receive your application, our Talent team will be in touch to discuss.

  • Supply Chain Planner / Controller


    8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday
    Competitive Salary
    Private Healthcare / Pension / Life Assurance / 33 Days Holiday inc Bank Holidays

    Bladon Micro Turbine is a world leader in micro gas turbines, a new generation of green and efficient power unit. With its unique expertise and technology, the company is pioneering efforts to bring this breakthrough solution to volume production.

    We are looking to hire an experienced Supply Chain Planner to join our dedicated team in Coventry. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative engineering Company, and use your skills and extensive knowledge within a supportive, engaging environment.

    As part of the Supply Chain team, you’ll be working closely with our manufacturing planning team. This is a key role in ensuring appropriate coordination across the departments, as the right candidate will be the contact between planning and external suppliers efficiently planning the flow of goods from our network of suppliers into Bladon MT. As the Manufacturing Planners define our production needs, the Supply Chain Planner will ensure these needs are met through effective coordination of incoming parts.

    The Supply Chain Planner will be responsible for;

    • Logistics Planning – Plan efficient flow of goods with suppliers, monitor & report risks, NPI, volume ramps, factory shutdowns/holidays etc, key document review & preparation
    • Supplier Expediting – liaise with suppliers for updates on delivery schedules, reschedule shipments where necessary for business, project and operational teams, manage & curtail risk
    • Supplier Delivery Performance tracking and reporting out on – track PO’s in order to manage & motivate supplier, monthly delivery & quality performance review management
    • Demand Forecasting – manage & provide key information for operations, projects & development leads (supplier forecasts, capex forecast, schedule/demand plans etc)
    • Inventory & Warehousing – On time & precise GRN/Receipt Monitoring, SAP Operational Monitoring, Incident Management, “Bridge” between Bladon & Suppliers
    • Reporting – compile, collate & review reports, use reports for strategic review of current statuses, short/medium & long-term improvements
    • System Development – Create test scripts & facilitate SAP Manager in conducting system testing to ensure designed processes are aligned to business processes on an ongoing basis
    • End User Training – facilitate end use training across disciplines, process monitoring, management of systems & processes
    • Continuous Improvement activities– identify opportunities for improvement through structured project/supplier reviews and work with business/supplier to improve processes & data, optimise shipments, support buyers by ensuring that the business meets its obligations regarding work flow deliverables (POP processing, Invoice to Cash cycle, etc)

    You will have demonstrable experience within a comparable role, within a manufacturing environment, with a proven track record of meeting firm timelines and exceptional communication skills both verbal and written. If you think this role is right for you then please apply direct and our Talent team will be in touch to discuss.

  • Manufacturing Engineering Manager


    8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday
    Competitive Salary
    Private Healthcare / Pension / Life Assurance / 33 Days Holiday inc Bank Holidays

    Bladon Micro Turbine is a world leader in micro gas turbines, a new generation of green and efficient power unit. With its unique expertise and technology, the company is pioneering efforts to bring this breakthrough solution to volume production.

    We are recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineering Manager who will ideally come from a high volume technology products environment. You will have a background in developing manufacturing engineering processes and solutions, that will be crucial as part of our ongoing production launches.

    The Manufacturing Engineering Manager will lead the Manufacturing Engineering team in developing manufacturing engineering processes and solutions that are crucial to our ongoing production launches. The activities include, but are not limited to, effective hands on management of the team, the design of assembly equipment and fixtures, the creation of standard work, generation of capital equipment requirements documentation, managing and liaising with suppliers, technicians and the engineering and manufacturing teams. The right individual will have excellent team working and communication skills to ensure a cohesive approach.

    You will be responsible for

    • Managing and developing a team of Manufacturing Engineers
    • Manufacturing solution definition for volume production
    • Championing the Bladon Operating System within the team
    • Production line layout definition and optimisation around lean principles
    • Ownership of the capital plan for manufacturing equipment
    • Capital equipment definition development and release
    • Optimisation of processes and flow
    • Concept definition and production implementation of automation solutions
    • Developing and continuously improving process standards for Manufacturing Engineering
    • Validation of assembly and manufacturing equipment as demanded by the BPI timing
    • Interfacing with Engineering to resolve problems as they occur
    • Meeting and improving on target cycle time and yield

    The right candidate will not only be degree qualified in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering, but also have demonstrable experience in a production engineering environment, ideally automotive tier 1 or OEM.

    It is vital that the candidate has strong Lean Manufacturing experience, along with delivering capital projects. If this sounds like a role you would be suitable for, then please apply direct and our Talent team will be in touch to discuss.

  • Purchasing Manager


    8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday
    Competitive Salary
    Private Healthcare / Pension / Life Assurance / 33 Days Holiday inc Bank Holidays

    Bladon Micro Turbine is a world leader in micro gas turbines, a new generation of green and efficient power unit. With its unique expertise and technology, the company is pioneering efforts to bring this breakthrough solution to volume production.

    We are looking to hire a Purchasing Manager who will report into the Head of Supply Chain based at our Manufacturing site in Coventry. You will manage and develop our specialist technical buyers and administrators within the Supply Chain team to ultimately ensure a high performing supplier base to meet the fast paced demands of the business as we take our MTG to volume production. As well as taking full responsibility for the teams KPI’s, you should be able to respond to challenging situations in an innovative manner.

    The Purchasing Manager will be responsible for

    • Management of suppliers to support the company's manufacturing requirements throughout a steep ramp up to volume manufacturing. Ensuring cost effective and efficient sourcing, buying, and control of the supply chain process to support our production plans
    • Delivering against targets for the Supply Chain function to support this growth
    • Taking the lead in improving supplier performance metrics
    • Working with the Head of Supply Chain on long and medium term Strategic Purchasing plans to deliver Material Cost Down targets
    • Negotiating, managing and analysing material cost spends and capital investments
    • Working with Design, R&D, Quality and Manufacturing Operations to ensure that Product Developments are translated into effective supply chain implementation strategies
    • Reviewing BOM’S and identify/escalate sourcing
    • Coaching and developing team members
    • Implementation and ongoing control and management of Supplier Contracts
    • Leading complex negotiations and support the team to develop long term strategies
    • Encouraging best practice and a culture of continuous improvement across all purchasing functions
    • Ensuringing consistent processes are undertaken throughout the supplier engagement process. Including as appropriate, assessment of supplier risk, management of objective evaluation, negotiation and contract generation
    • You will have proven first class capabilities of building and maintaining strong relationships and collaborative partnerships, as well as working cross-functionally within a fast paced environment.

    If you have experience and success of contract management, tendering and negotiation, a strategic and commercially focused mind, then please apply direct and our Talent team will be in touch to discuss.

  • Performance Engineer


    8.30am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday
    Competitive Salary
    Private Healthcare / Pension / Life Assurance / 33 Days Holiday inc Bank Holidays

    Bladon Micro Turbine is a world leader in micro gas turbines, a new generation of green and efficient power unit. With its unique expertise and technology, the company is pioneering efforts to bring this breakthrough solution to volume production.

    We are looking to hire a Performance Engineer based at our site at Coventry. You will be supporting Bladon Micro Turbine development and the production of micro gas turbine generator units. We are seeking an engineer who can interpret and create models from test rig and operational unit data in order to report on current performance and propose opportunities for improvement.

    We are looking for an individual who has experience with hybrid power generation systems and the capability to interpret operational data into an accurate analytical model, to complement and support the existing capabilities in the performance team, This is not just a desk based role, in order to gather the data for analysis, it is imperative that you work closely with the development and test and performance teams to measure and run tests in the required manner.

    As a Performance Engineer you will be responsible for:

    • Working with the Lead Performance Engineer in order to refine and extend the steady state and transient unit performance models
    • Post processing of data from unit test and rig tests
    • Evaluating and quantifying areas of performance improvement opportunities
    • Reviewing development unit and field unit data on component failures to provide support for subsystem work package owners

    The ideal candidate will have an Honours degree in Engineering, (or any other relevant scientific discipline) and several years of relevant working experience in a similar role. Experience within programming, specifically Matlab would be preferable.

    If you have knowledge of gas turbines or turbochargers with the ability to build strong working relationships with internal stakeholders, then please do apply directly and our Talent Team will be in touch to discuss further.

  • Test Engineer


    8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday
    Competitive Salary
    Private Healthcare / Pension / Life Assurance / 33 Days Holiday inc Bank Holidays

    Bladon Micro Turbine is a world leader in micro gas turbines, a new generation of green and efficient power unit. With its unique expertise and technology, the company is pioneering efforts to bring this breakthrough solution to volume production.

    We are looking to hire a Test Engineer, who will work autonomously and as part of our high achieving team. If you have exceptional skills and are looking for a company that care about their people, then Bladon Micro Turbine is the place where you could grow and develop your career

    The Test Engineer will be responsible for performing system and subsystem level testing on Bladon’s unique gas turbine driven electrical generator. You will engage in a variety of R&D and V&V testing to support new product introduction and subsystem testing. Ideally, you will have experience in calibration, installation and utilising instrumentation and DAQ systems

    The key responsibilities within the role are:

    • Performing a variety of testing on microturbine gensets including
      • Performance Testing
      • Endurance and Reliability Testing
      • Customer Validation testing, such as testing the interaction of our product with customer equipment
      • Research and Development into new product introductions, and solutions to problems cost down, product improvement etc
      • Product investigation
    • Fault finding and diagnoses of problems
    • Actively participating in design improvement proposals
    • Managing data, configuration details and results in a highly organised manner
    • Writing detailed technical test reports
    • Participation in development of new equipment and facilities

    To be considered you will have a degree in Electronic, Electrical or Control related field, as well as an ‘all-round’ background as this role is primarily a full system role. You will ideally have general software knowledge excellent and communication skills is a must.

    If you have a desire for ‘hands-on’ work and to collaborate within a highly skilled and driven team with a passion for engineering, then please apply direct and our Talent team will be in touch to discuss.

  • Embedded Software Engineer


    8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday
    Competitive Salary
    Private Healthcare / Pension / Life Assurance / 33 Days Holiday inc Bank Holidays

    Bladon Micro Turbine is a world leader in micro gas turbines, a new generation of green and efficient power unit. With its unique expertise and technology, the company is pioneering efforts to bring this breakthrough solution to volume production.

    We are looking to hire committed individuals, who will work autonomously and as part of our high achieving team. If you have exceptional skills and are looking for a company that care about their people, then Bladon Micro Turbine is the place where you could grow and develop your career.

    We are currently recruiting for an Embedded Software Engineer, to join our in house Electronics team, with experience of the MathWorks toolchain and in particular Simulink/MATLAB.

    You will work as part of our high performing Software Team to maintain, enhance, test and document Simulink control models applied to Bladon products and work in a model-based development environment. Experience in this type of environment, be it in a large and small organisation will be beneficial to the role in order to understand the product development processes and trade-offs.

    You will work across cross functional teams to deliver products to mass market. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has demonstrable experience of:

    • High level control strategy in Simulink
    • Diagnosing and analysing data logs of systems to identify issue root cause
    • Maintaining MIL test system in Simulink
    • Assisting in Software process development
    • Engineering related degree with at least 5 years’ experience relevant to industry
    • Expert user level of MathWorks products applied to embedded applications
    • Understanding of Texas Instruments TMS320 processor family
    • Team player – working in a small software team and in cross functional teams
    • Industry experience developing/testing code in a Simulink model-based environment
    • Peer engineer work reviews

    If you are highly competent at applying MathWorks products to embedded applications and a team player, then please apply direct and our Talent team will be in touch to discuss the role in detail.

  • Hardware Product Support Engineer


    8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday
    Competitive Salary
    Private Healthcare / Pension / Life Assurance / 33 Days Holiday inc Bank Holidays

    Are you an experienced Product Support Engineer, looking for a challenging and rewarding new role, within an exciting dynamic Company?

    Bladon are currently recruiting for a Product Support Engineer to join our dedicated team in Coventry. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative Engineering Company, and use your skills and extensive knowledge within a supportive, engaging environment.

    The Product Support Engineer will prioritise, resource and deliver an efficient response to all product support requests, which may originate either from customers, internal service teams, our manufacturing teams, electronics manufacturing partners or internal test and development teams.

    Initially, this will be the only dedicated support engineer role within the Electronics Hardware team, it is expected that we may need to increase the level of support resources longer-term, giving this role the potential to develop into a leadership position.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To define and implement a support request tracking system, to record, and prioritise all support requests, working closely with the Electronics Hardware Lead to allocate the work appropriately, and manage the swift, effective follow up and close out on all assigned actions.
    • To perform the component engineering function for the department, working closely with the CEM to identify and validate alternative components, as well as managing a timely response to all electronic component obsolescence warnings such that continuity of supply is unaffected.
    • To be responsible for the creation of all product support documentation in relation to the electronics hardware within the product, including, but not limited to, construction of training materials for the sales and support teams, providing content for sales presentations, brochures, product manuals, etc.
    • To prepare and deliver training to sales and support teams, manufacturing teams, test and development teams to improve familiarisation with the design, construction and operation of the electronics within the MGT products.
    • To be the first point of contact within the electronics hardware team to field all requests for information, answer any questions on the design and/or operation of the electronics hardware.
    • To co-ordinate engineers in investigation and repairs for any reported defective products, supported primarily by the integration and test engineer, with secondary support from design engineering team in the event that the presence of a design defect in one of more electronic modules is suspected.
    • To operate all equipment in a safe and effective manner.

    Qualifications & Experience:

    • The ideal candidate will already have experience in working within an electronic product support function. Consideration would also be given to candidates with a purely electronics technician background, or new graduates in electronics design related subjects. Nb. Candidates having product support experience but not having electronics product knowledge would not be considered suitable and should not apply.
    • Able to read and understand wiring diagrams, and to read and understand electronic schematics.
    • Experience in working within a component engineering function, having a good understanding of electronic component functions and key parameters, able to calculate the operating point of a component within an electronic circuit, and to select and/or validate potential alternative components.
    • Proven ability to organise, structure and deliver on a large, varied and rapidly changing set of tasks.
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills, able to understand and manage stakeholder expectations, consistently delivering on commitments.
    • Ability to prepare clearly written, easy to understand technical content for product manuals, sales materials, presentations, etc.
    • Experience of preparing and successfully delivering technical training on electronics products, to audiences of technical and non-technical backgrounds would be preferable.
    • Experience to assemble and co-ordinate small groups of engineers in the investigation and resolution of problems involving large electrical and electronic systems.