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Job Ref: Brooktecheng
Job Title: Engine Test Technician
Date Posted: 03/07/2017
Salary Rate: £28000 - £32000 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.

We are recruiting for an Engine Test Technician to join the Powertrain Engine Test Centre. The successful role holder will be responsible for end-to-end customer test programmes, from engine installation through to running test programmes. The Technician will then use this information to generate test reports to meet customer requirements.

Role Responsibilities
• Ensure all Health and Safety and quality procedures have been adhered to
• Deliver turn-key calibration development projects for a variety of customers
• Good knowledge of engine development and testing techniques
• Run customer engine test programs with high efficiency
• Validation of engine test data to a high standard
• Generate test reports to meet customer requirements
• Generate engine installation schematics for correct test bed setups
• Identify engine faults and problems to lead effective solutions
• Analysing and presenting data and results to customers and peers
• Provide technical support to customers and business development
• Work well within a team environment
• Develop initiatives to reduce waste and optimise efficiency
• Develop best working practises and provide training to others
• Act in accordance with the behaviours for staff at all times

Criteria:

Qualifications
• Must have a sound automotive background preferably in a testing environment
• Experience in an automotive engineering discipline
• Strong understanding of gasoline and diesel engine operation

Skills
• Understanding of complex engines, testing techniques and associated equipment and tools
• Organised with good communication skills
• Attention to detail
• A strong background in the use of engine test cell equipment software including emissions measurement, combustion analysis and calibration tools
• Skills in electronic, electrical and mechanical engine diagnostics
• Strong IT skills especially MS Excel

Personal Behaviours
• Time management and organisation
• Professional attitude under pressure and good communication skills.
• Excellent attention to detail
• Good understanding of Health and Safety practices

Other
• AVL PUMA experience
• Horiba STARS experience
• Concerto experience
• Full UK driving licence
• Willing to undergo a Basic Disclosure (DBS) check

Working Environment: Workshop/Lab

Travel Required: Travel as required within the UK and mainland Europe

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