Engine Strip and Build Technician

Recruiter
Spring Grp
Location
Bedford
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client who are one of Europe's leading independent technology centres for the design, engineering, test and development of automotive and propulsion systems are currently looking for an Engine Strip & Build Technician to join their experienced Powertrain Engine Test centre team. This is a permanent role based near Bedford, Bedfordshire offering competitive salary, shift allowance (if applicable) and benefits dependent on experience.

The successful applicant will work in weekly rotating shifts - Earlies (6am - 2pm) and Lates (2pm - 10 pm), therefore willingness to work in shifts is essential. The successful role holder will be responsible for carrying out prototype engine strip and build on a variety of engine types. The Technician will then use this information to generate test reports to meet customer requirements. This role reports to the ETC Supervisor.

Role Responsibilities:

* Carry out prototype engine strip and build on a variety of engine types
* Full assessment of parts for re-use and evaluation of wear to support end of test report content
* Assist in instrumentation of engine components during builds
* Organise new Engine Build Area to ensure efficient operation
* Ensure agreed deadlines are met
* To liaise with supporting staff, engineers, supervisors and customers on a technical level
* Ensure all H&S and quality procedures have been adhered to
* Act in accordance with the behaviours for Millbrook staff at all times
Required Experience, Skills and Qualifications:
* City and Guild in Automotive or Engineering
* Full Automotive/ Engineering apprenticeship or HNC
* Must have a sound Engine build and strip experience preferably in OEM or prototype build environment
* Instrumentation experience (thermocouples, pressure transducers etc.)
* Excellent understanding of gasoline and diesel engine operation
* Photographic experience would be advantageous
* Proficient in engine build and strip processes
* Understanding the assembly of prototype engine components
* Good understanding of evaluating worn engine components
* Understanding of complex modern engine technologies and the associated build processes
* Able to identify and conclude on root causes of engine and component failures
* Familiarity and experience of associated tooling to support builds
* Skills in electronic, electrical and mechanical engine diagnostics would be advantageous
* Good general IT skills especially MS Excel
* Excellent attention to detail and engine build finesse
* A high level of organisation, housekeeping and cleanliness
* Able to follow written instructions/ work requests
* Good understanding of Health and Safety practices
* Willingness to work shifts, including weekends
* Full UK driving license
* Willing to undergo a Basic Disclosure (DBS) check

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