Senior Technician (Pre-Rigging test engine & Fuel test Support)

Recruiter
RHL
Location
Bedfordshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Sep 2019
Closes
26 Sep 2019
Ref
1245065178
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an opportunity for an ambitious Senior Technician to join the Pre-Rigging test engine & Fuel test Support team at one of Europe's leading independent technology centres for the design, engineering, test and development of automotive and propulsion systems, and a pioneer of low carbon technologies.

Roles and responsibilities:

Support run CEC engine test programs to detailed work tickets.
Gather accurate data to enable detailed report generation.
Support pre-rigging of engines in preparation for dyno testing.
Support manufacture/assembly of engine test pallets including fabricating brackets, machining of adaptors, fitting instrumentation and pipework.
Support housekeeping and parts organisation standards, work with collages to maintain high standards in working environment.
Organise 5S pre-rigging area to ensure efficient operation and ease of use.
Ensure agreed deadlines are achieved.
Assist in installation of rigged engines into test cells.
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 staff at all times.Person Specification:

City and Guild in Automotive or Engineering.
Automotive/engineering apprenticeship and/or relevant experience.Experience:

Must have a sound automotive/engineering background preferably in a testing environment.
Instrumentation experience (thermocouples, pressure transducers etc.)
Good organisation within a workshop environment.
Stock control/manufacturing/fabrication backgrounds considered if coupled with some automotive experience.Skills:

Fabrication skills.
Stock control & procurement.
Basic level of design for manufacture.
Interpretation of basic air/fluid path schematics.
Good general IT skills especially MS Excel.Personal Behaviours:

Strong strength of character and able to work well with others.
Excellent attention and willingness to improve.
Tidy and highly organised.
Confident and initiative.
Good understanding of H&S practices.Other:

Full UK driving licence
Office hours / some flexible working

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