Jan 20

Tunnel Operations Manager


Catesby Tunnel aims to become a world-wide benchmark for automotive testing.  A unique indoor testing environment, boasting 2.7km of flat and straight controlled testing conditions.  Located in Northamptonshire, UK.


Jon Description:

To lead the establishment and maintenance of on-site capabilities, resources and procedures required to service customer requirements and steadily improve the Catesby Tunnel facility.


Key Responsibilities:

Identify and produce safety and operational procedures for commercial testing.

Identify key equipment and resources required for commercial testing.

Ensure all resources are agreed in advance and provided for tests.

Be the on-site contact for customers during testing, including all safety aspects.

Ensure requirements are followed by customers.

Support commercial visits from potential and existing customers.

Input into fit out, opening and improvement plan.

Responsible for day-to-day maintenance and be a strong leader on general site tidiness/look and feel of the facility.

Support site fit out and work related to preparation for opening and improvement.



You will be experienced in organising and assisting in vehicle testing.

Minimum or 10 years in vehicle testing and/or preparation.

Ideally you will have experience is managing testing facilities, staff and technicians.

Knowledge and experience with Health and Safety and risk assessments associated with vehicle testing.

You will be a self-starter, with a desire to want to help push a new facility forwards on all fronts.

You will be a good communicator, as you will interact with all customers through Catesby Tunnel.

You will be hands on but with a good foundation in engineering principles.

Experience in customer facing roles and advantage.

Experienced in the use of Microsoft office for finances, report writing etc.



You must be eligible to work in the UK.

For applications please contact a covering letter and CV to info@catesbytunnel.com