Electrical Controls Technical Support Engineer - £25.54 p/h - Warwick

CH, Coventry
From £22.00 to £25.54 per hour Ltd Co.
15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for an Electrical Controls Technical Support Engineer to work for a major Automotive organisation based in Warwickshire, West Midlands

Reference No: J0010222

Job Title: Electrical Controls Technical Support Engineer

Experience: 5+ years

Location: Warwickshire, West Midlands

Rate: From £22.00 to £25.54 per hour Ltd Co.

Hours: 40 per week

The Role:

*Technical Support Engineer (Electrical/ Controls/Instrumentation)

*The position is for someone to work within a team to support Vehicle and component Test Rigs/cells

*Day-to-day job will include planning and maintaining service and repair of systems involving Instrumentation, electrics, control systems and data logging to support run the test rigs

Key Responsibilities:

*Will provide first line maintenance support, fault diagnosis to root cause analysis on critical plant and equipment

*Develop original or innovative approaches to engineering design, cost reduction, and problem solving

*Will work closely with service contractor/supplier to ensure system's safety and minimum downtime with pro-active approach to plan maintenance activities

*Experienced in selection of electrical plugs, connectors, receptacles, wiring diagram, pin diagram etc.

*Help test engineers to understand and resolve technical issues relating to controls/electric systems

*Write and update work procedures/instruction and share knowledge across the team

Skills Required:

3 Key Skills:

- Skilled in instrumentation and controls engineering (working experience in selection/application and knowledge of the working principles of various instruments used in automotive testing such as: Thermocouple, Pressure Transducers, Strain Gauges, Accelerometers, flow meters, displacement sensors.)
- Previous experience in in Maintenance/ Support team. (Organise and prioritise work assignments to complete assignments/tasks on time. Regularly liaison with suppliers on component specification and fit for purpose.
- Good communication, interpersonal, and collaboration skills. Strong in technical documents writing. (Read/write work procedures & instructions and wiring diagrams using general tools: Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Experience Required:

*Degree level qualification in an Electrical/Electronics/Instrumentation Engineering field

*The candidate will have 5-10 years' experience in Instrumentation & Control maintenance, hold formal qualifications and be conversant with current electric/test requirements on control systems

Experience Preferred:

*Basic hydraulic and pneumatic engineering knowledge

*Work experience in Automotive Industry

*Basic knowledge of testing and data acquisition tools (preferably worked with MTS FlexTest controllers & HBM data logging kit)

*Research and explore new technology and communication i.e. CAN/Flexray

*Microsoft SharePoint user

Additional Information:

*Based in Warwickshire (occasion travel to Coventry required)

*40 hours per week with 3.30pm finish on Fridays

*Recruitment Consultant: Chris Murphy

*Telephone: ************

Our clients are unable to provide sponsorship for Tier 2 visas; therefore only candidates eligible to work in the UK need apply!

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Terms & Conditions:

-If you are a limited company contractor or through an umbrella company, all payments are to be invoiced to Cattrell Hudson Partners Limited and will be paid within 30 days

-If you are a permanent employee, this will be paid as a salary bonus

-Candidates must not already be in contact with CH or on our database

-Payment is due only after a placed contractor has completed 26 weeks of the contract

-Payment is due only after a placed permanent employee passes the probation and rebate period

-Payment is only due on initial placement - further placements are excluded

-There is no limit to the number of candidates you may refer

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