Assistant Technical Specialist – Temporary

Perm/temp/contract:                           Temporary

Location:                                             Loughborough

Cenex Introduction

Established in 2005 as the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for Low Carbon and Fuel Cell technologies.  Cenex ( operates as an independent not-for-profit consultancy and Research and Technology Organisation. Cenex specialise in low emission vehicle and associated energy infrastructure projects which support innovation and market development and help accelerate the shift to a low carbon economy.  Cenex runs the UK’s largest annual low carbon vehicle technology showcasing and networking event (

Role Description

The purpose of this role is to provide technical support to the Cenex Transport Team delivering programmes and projects for our customers related to the development and deployment of new and emerging low emission vehicles and infrastructure.  The job is open to both university leavers and individuals with industrial experience.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Analysis and reporting of low carbon vehicle performance data
  • Operation of vehicle performance modelling and simulation software
  • Undertake project and programme support activities regarding low emission automotive technologies, markets, and fuelling infrastructure
  • Undertake marketing support activities, including calling companies to promote relevant projects and programmes
  • Support the Cenex research and development portfolio undertaking relevant technical tasks
  • Develop and write technical papers and reports on Cenex project

Person Specification


  • Engineering or technical degree
  • Good communicator (presenter, writer)
  • Analytical mind
  • Data analysis skills (excel)
  • Completer/finisher task orientated, capable of working unsupervised
  • Located near to Loughborough


  • Environmental, Automotive, Mechatronic post graduate qualification
  • Interest in environmental technology
  • Motor industry engagement
  • Information collection, database and statistical analysis experience
  • Report and presentation experience
  • Driving licence


  • £20,000 – £25,000 dependent on skills and experience

Contact Details

Please send your CV and covering letter to