Engine Technician

Recruiter
Intertek
Location
Essex
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
21 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for an Engine Technician to join our dynamic team based in West Thurrock. Company Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 42,000 people in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers’ operations and supply chains. Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise, is delivered consistently with precision, pace and passion, enabling our customers to power ahead safely. Intertek's Cargo & Analytical Assessment (CAA) business provides quality and quantity measurement, inspection, and laboratory testing services to the global oil, gas, petrochemical, petroleum refining & distribution, natural gas, biofuels, marine, and chemicals industries. They help their clients protect and manage their risk during custody transfer, storage, transportation and other activities related to their cargo assets. Their qualified personnel also provide technical expertise and additive treatment services, helping clients to protect and optimise the return on their cargo business activities. They have one of the largest networks of analytical testing laboratories in the world. Using advanced analytical technologies, our experienced chemists, material scientists, technicians and lab managers provide clients with key purity and component testing, able to measure elements and compounds into the parts-per-trillion level. Our analytical assessment testing supports crucial quality control, troubleshooting, and research & development processes for clients on a global basis. About the role To analyse and release petroleum products using CFR Engines. The position will involve (but is not limited to): •Testing a variety of petroleum products via ASTM and IP test methods, and to perform maintenance and overhauls on the engines as per these test methods. •Preparing and testing of sample blends as requested by customers •To prepare and test quality control samples, to standardise reagents and solutions and to calibrate equipment as needed for the testing process •Verifying and communicating results obtained, and to make appropriate entries in the required records •Receive and log in samples for testing on the required systems. •Maintain documentation as required to meet ISO 17025. •Generate reports for release to customers. About you Required skills and experience (preferably) •Engine / Engine maintenance experience •Experience and knowledge of petroleum products. •Ability to adapt to test engines and carry out their maintenance •Good communication skills, problem solving and organisation •Good IT literacy skills •Familiarity with ASTM and IP test methodologies. Personal Qualities •Analytical •Promotes company values to others and supports values in daily activities and decision •Results driven to focus contribution on activities which meet company goals and deliver the greatest value •Ability to critique and improve activities through continuous improvement and innovation •Ability to demonstrate exceptional customer service •The ability to demonstrate respect, equity and empathy for a diverse community •Motivated, self-starter •Encourage teamwork (promote operational synergies and alignment) to support each other, our customers and grow together •Highly energised mind-set with willingness and desire to learn and adapt individually •Drive performance by ensuring performance expectations are met •Fosters integrity and honesty •Ensure compliance to company, industry and regulatory standards •Highly organised with strong attention to detail •Confident communicator(written/ oral) and able to build rapport, quickly and effectively •Demonstrates flexibility and resilience in order to meet the demands of the role Why join Intertek? For more than 130 years, Intertek’s story has always been about innovation. In 1885 we began testing and certifying grain cargoes before they were put to sea, and in 1888 we pioneered the idea of independent testing laboratories. Then in 1896, the greatest inventor of them all became part of our story - .Thomas Edison, who released the wonders of electricity and the light bulb in a Quality Assured way. This is a journey we now continue, through our network of 42,000 talented and energised people across multiple global business lines. Intertek is a family that is committed to working together to bring quality and safety to life in an environment which respects diverse perspectives, experiences and traditions, as essential, and values each employee’s contribution toward achieving their business objectives. By joining Intertek’s global team you will share our vision of becoming the world’s most trusted partner for Quality Assurance. In addition you will work with some of the best, brightest, and most inspiring people in the Assurance, Testing, Inspection, and Certification industry who go above and beyond to deliver Total Quality Assurance to industries worldwide whilst exceeding customer expectations, globally 24/7. As a matter of courtesy, we will try to respond to all applications. However, due to the volume of applications received, we may not be able to respond to individual candidates. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. Please do not let this deter you from applying for vacancies in the future should you meet the minimum requirements of the role. Intertek operates a preferred supplier arrangement and we do not accept unsolicited approaches from agencies

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