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Job Ref: Brookseneng
Job Title: Senior Facilites Engineer
Date Posted: 03/07/2017
Salary Rate: £41000 - £45000 per annum
Location: Millbrook

Our client is a leading Industry specialist within the Automotive testing sector. They cover all aspects of automotive testing and validation on a independent basis at their prestigious, state of art facility in Bedfordshire.

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Senior Facilities Engineer to join the Powertrain department. The successful candidate will be responsible providing Engineering support for the Powertrain gas emission equipment and chassis dyno.

Role Responsibilities
• Provide engineering support for the Powertrain equipment and test engineers
• Enhance the facility to increase operational efficiency and maximise running time
• Procurement of new equipment and managing CAPEX projects
• Manage maintenance and calibration of equipment
• Standardise and integrate the facility test equipment
• Follow quality systems and health and safety procedures
• Ensure all H&S and quality procedures have been adhered to
• Act in accordance with the behaviours for staff at all times

• Engineering Degree

• Must have experience of measurement devices, such as analytical analysers, Particle Number, FTIR’s, preferably within automotive test
• Chassis dynamometer calibrations (instrumentation, dynos)
• Instrumentation experience (Thermocouples, pressure transducers etc.)
• Understanding of constant volume sampler systems
• Automotive background preferably in an engine testing or chassis dynamometer environment

• A good knowledge in the use of equipment including emissions measurement and data collection systems
• Skills in electronic, electrical and PCB
• Instrumentation experience (Thermocouples, pressure transducers etc.)
• Managing the scheduling of service & calibrations.
• Formulation & implementation of the short & long term plans.
• Ensuring that appropriate quality, safety and environmental processes are developed and adhered to.
• Responsibility for resolving any equipment issues that cannot be resolved at operational level.
• Good general IT skills especially MS Excel
• Responsibility for liasing with service support engineers.
• To develop test specifications to meet customer requirements.
• Financial responsibilities incurred as part of purchasing and maintaining the test equipment, including service contracts.

Personal Behaviours
• Excellent attention to detail
• Work in a logical process through to completion in a managed timeframe.
• Proactive in finding solutions
• Good understanding of H&S practices

• Willingness to work flexibly, including weekends
• Full UK driving licence
• Willing to undergo a Basic Disclosure (DBS) check

Working Environment: Lab/Test Cell/Office