Senior Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

Alliance Recruitment Ltd
13 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Due to their progressive growth, our client, a global leader in powertrain design, test and manufacture, has an opportunity for a Senior Electrical & Instrumentation Technician to join their Northampton site. You will be working with tier 1 clients such as Bentley, Audi, JLR and BMW, in an organisation that will support you in pushing your career to the next level, whilst not compromising the work life balance, which is reflected in their unrivalled benefits package.


* Primarily dealing with set-up work & Breakdowns to electrical & instrumentation systems
* Contribute to the design of electrical/electronic instrumentation & control equipment
* Build, install & commission equipment and produce formal documentation of system or process
* Install and set up instrumentation and control equipment based on a good technical understanding
* Maintain and repair instrumentation and control equipment, including PC systems
* Asset recording and allocation
* Calibrate sensors and other equipment
* Identify opportunities to improve processes or procedures relevant to the business requirements
* Support I&C Engineers in the upgrade of the instrumentation and control equipment


* Previous experience working in a test facility environment, preferably relating to engines, rigs, vehicles or aerospace.
* Experience and good broad knowledge of and ability to work with complex electrical and electronic instrumentation and electromechanical equipment.
* Good problem solving / route cause analysis skills.
* Ability to work well under pressure to priority and time constraints.
* Ability to work in a varied role, working effectively on multiple tasks in parallel.
* Experience of calibrating sensors and other equipment.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to join an industry leading organisation, whilst being responsible for providing electronic / electrical technician support to the Build and Test Department. This could involve specifying, building, commissioning, maintaining, fault finding, repairing and calibrating instrumentation and control systems within the engine test cell/chambers as well as vehicle test areas.

The successful candidate will receive a salary of up to £40k plus a fantastic benefits package , with a relocation bonus of up to 20% of first years’ salary, death in service, PHC and various other benefits.

Keywords: Powertrain Automotive Vehicle Car Engine Test Bay Test Bed Test Rig Test Cell Engine Test Engineer Engineering Advanced Senior Development Combustion calibration

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