Testing Technician (Manchester)

CAF Rail UK Ltd
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


CAF is one of the international market leaders in the design, manufacture, maintenance and supply of equipment and components for rail systems with presence across the globe in all continents. In the UK market we are present for more than a decade and now we are expanding exponentially through a corporate holding and two differentiated business units: rolling stock and rail services. This exciting new role belongs to the Rolling Stock Business Unit.

As the Testing Technician, you will have responsibilities for taking the trains, one by one, from the production team and carrying out a structured, purpose written test plan in order to ensure that every single system on the train is in full working order before handing over to the Depot.

The roles will be based in Manchester but during your initial, you will receive a training of approximately 4 months in:

ØFactory testing in Spain (Basque Country region), at the train manufacturing site (headquarters);

ØTrack testing in Czech Republic (Velim region), at the railway circuit V.U.Z


·Carry out on-board testing for several test trains before their release into service.

·Ability to work at complex level tasks involving troubleshooting, testing, quality control, tuning, complicated repairs, interacting with production supervisor to discuss and/or resolve problems.

·Ensures that assignments are completed in the established time standards.

Fills test reports, internal adjustments, and pending job information accurately


·REQUIRED ACADEMIC SKILLS: Minimum NVQ level 3 in electrical or mechanical discipline

·REQUIRED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: It is required relevant experience in a testing and engineering equivalent role in railway/rolling stock environment.


·LANGUAGES: English, Spanish would be a plus


Competent to carry out work solely and to an advanced level

Ability to work on team

May be required to work overtime

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81471393

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