Senior Engine Test Technician - Powertrain

Expiring today

07 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description For Vacancy No:_235192B
Consultant: Mike Bryan

Company Profile: Our client is Europe's leading automotive test and development centre.

Job Location: Bedfordshire

Job Position: Senior Engine Test Technician - Powertrain

Job Status: Permanent

Job Profile: Our client has vacancy for a Senior Engine Test Technician. The successful jobholder will be responsible for the pre-rigging of engines to pallets, including fabricating brackets, exhaust systems and fitting instrumentation. The Senior Technician will also carry out various controlled testing on various powertrain units and development work

Essential Skills
& Qualifications: City and Guild and / or Full Apprenticeship / HND in Automotive or Engineering

Must have a sound automotive background preferably in a testing environment

Instrumentation experience (thermocouples, pressure transducers etc.)

Prototype engine strip/build

Good understanding of gasoline and diesel engine operation

Must have fabrication skills

Understanding of complex engines, testing techniques and associated equipment and tools

Skilled in the build and modification of engine harnesses

A good knowledge in the use of engine test cell equipment including emissions measurement, combustion analysis and calibration tools

Skills in electronic, electrical and mechanical engine diagnostics

Good general IT skills especially MS Excel

Job Description: Ensure all Health and Safety and quality procedures have been adhered to

Pre-rigging of engines to pallets including fabricating brackets, exhaust systems, fitting instrumentation

Installation of rigged engines into test cells and getting them up and running

Service and repair all types of engines

Ensure agreed deadlines are met and liaise with operations to ensure targets are met

To liaise with supporting staff, Engineers, Supervisors and customers on a technical level

Install and set up instrumentation as required from engineering

Carry out various controlled testing on various powertrain units and development work

Develop initiatives to reduce waste and optimise efficiency

Develop best working practises and provide training to others

Salary: Negotiable

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