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Vehicle Technician

Siamo Recruitment a division of Siamo Group
Bedfordshire, UK
Closing date
26 Nov 2020

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Vehicle Technician

We are currently looking for a Vehicle Technician - this will be working for one of our most popular global clients in the Automotive industry, based in the Cranfield area.

The main roles of this position will be to Assemble / dis-assemble parts, components or vehicles for static & dynamic test activities. Maintenance of Test Vehicle Fleet to include safety check, retrofit, fault finding, repair. Camouflaging of confidential vehicles in accordance with procedures.

Immediate start
Immediate start with full training provided
Paid Holidays
Paid Overtime at 1.5x hourly rate
Subsidised onsite café
34 days holiday after 12 weeks
Onsite Gym!Half day on a Friday!
Pension Scheme
Refer a friend scheme - Earn £25 for each friend referred
Free on-site car parking
Large discount on company products
Get amazing deals exclusively available to yourselves through Siamo Benefits scheme which is totally FREE to all Siamo employees while shopping online or in-store at hundreds of different retailersFull uniform provided

Job Opportunity
The successful candidate will be responsible for demonstrating that Stores/Inspection Key Performance Indicators are being met in a timely and professional manner. Ensure that stock is controlled using databases and provide clear reporting to management. Ensure excellent customer service at all times to support projects.

Hours of work and pay:
Monday to Thursday 8am - 5pm. Friday 8am - 1.20pm
£15.00 per hour
Overtime time and half

Recruitment Process
Digital for speed and efficiency
Video interviews available (Teams, Skype, FaceTime, WhatsApp)

Candidate responsibilities:

Preparation / building / maintenance of vehicles or components for test in line with local procedures and Nissan Engineering Manuals.

Delivery/collection of competitor vehicles from dealers

Liaise with Test/Design engineers to conduct tests to Nissan Standards & local operating procedures

Instrumentation set-up

Write reports.

Assist with facility management inclusive of maintenance, facility calibration, risk assessment and training.

Support Testing in static and dynamic conditions to gather accurate, timely, and quality test data/results.

Support Evaluation and concern identification including liaison with Test Engineer.

Support delivery of Key Performance Indicators for the section

Use skills to provide support to other sections as required


Ideally C&G / BTEC L3 in mechanical or automotive engineering with a recognised apprenticeship.

Fundamental understanding of vehicle dis-assembly, assembly, & maintenance techniques

Vehicle system knowledge with the ability to fault find

Experience within vehicle or component test environments is preferred but not essential

Understanding of component measurement techniques

Electronic / Electrical background (automotive)

Test rig experience (General)

Basic Machining / Welding / Fabrication

Computer literacy (word processing)

Data analysis & Report writing

Fully proficient in the fundamental practical mechanical / Electrical skills required for this role

All Siamo employees form the foundations of our success which makes it essential that we recruit individuals who are self-driven to work hard and provide a first-class service and deliver as promised to our customers. In return we can offer you the opportunity to work with a fantastic, professional, and hard-working group of people with the real potential to develop and progress your career within the industry you work in.

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