TPM / Hot Test Technician

Our Vacancies Ltd
07 Jul 2018
11 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title:

TPM/ Hot Test Technician


Darlington, UK


37.5 hours per week


£29,987 raising to £31,565 after six months satisfactory performance (plus shift allowance)

Job Type:


At the forefront of our European manufacturing effort and also housing our worldwide Technical Centre, Cummins Engine Business produces an extensive and increasing number of high quality mid-range engines. We seek a skilled TPM/ Hot Test Technician to further compliment the organization and join a world-renowned business that is supplying more than 200 customers in over 40 countries across the globe. We are a truly international business, whose products are used for a variety of applications in key automotive, industrial, power generation, mining, construction and rail markets.

This role is within our busy Plant Manufacturing department at Darlington Engine Plant (DEP), working within the hot test area to proactively maintain and repair rigging equipment. The job holder is the principle person responsible for carrying out routine maintenance and repairs of all hot test slave rigging equipment and tooling. The job holder will work proactively with shop operations and ACE technicians to ensure correct slave quantities are available to support production. Updating TPM documentation for both existing and new product requirements, ensuring all activities are correct, up to date and carried out to schedule providing completed documentation around TPM and tooling checks. Interaction and stock issue resolution with IESA (onsite stores provider) will be required. Reports to Senior Test Engineer.

Duties Include:

    Carries out audits and repairs to hot test slave equipment including tooling and failsafe'sMaintains and updates TPM process control and ensures correct levels of slave equipment to support productionDocuments repairs and maintenance completedImplements preventative TPM improvements, updates inspection schedules to eliminate/minimize unplanned slave equipment failuresAssists in development of new equipment requirements and TPM testing processesCarries out inspection and testing processes to ensure equipment is available and capableParticipates in daily pass rate meetings and advises on activities to improve hot test equipmentRaises services requests with facilities to ensure cleanliness is maintained throughout the areaCarries out pallet and station audits to raise appropriate maintenance requestsLiaise with production control for forecast to ensure correct tooling and equipment is to hand

    Qualifications and Experience Required:

    ONC level or appropriate apprenticeship including academic qualifications.

    Skills and Experience Required

    Minimum 1 years' experience working in a similar role in an Assembly related Manufacturing environment.

    Has an in-depth knowledge of tools and TPM processes.

    Some previous experience within the test environment understanding of engine requirements and rigging equipment.

    Use of Microsoft excel and PowerPoint.


    Closing Date for receipt of completed application forms: 25th July 2018

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