Test Technician

Ref No. EMP448060
Location Bedford, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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Introduction

Please note, this is a rolling week shift pattern. The rolling shift hours are 4 on 4 off, first two days 0600 - 1800 (shift 1), then two days 1000 - 2200 (shift 2).

Important

Engines

The Job

Roles and responsibilities

  • Ensure all H&S and quality procedures have been adhered to
  • Pre-rigging of engines to pallets including fabricating brackets, exhaust systems, fitting instrumentation
  • Installation of rigged engines into test cells and getting them up and running
  • Service and repair all types of engines
  • Ensure agreed deadlines are met and liaise with operations to ensure targets are met
  • To liaise with supporting staff, Engineers, Supervisors and customers on a technical level
  • Undertake analysis of results, including statements of conformity or opinions and interpretations
  • To report, review and provide authorisation of results
  • Install and set up instrumentation as required from engineering
  • Carry out various controlled testing on various powertrain units and development work
  • Develop initiatives to reduce waste and optimise efficiency
  • Develop best working practises and provide training to others
  • Act in accordance with the behaviours for Millbrook staff at all times

Person Specification

Qualifications

  • City and Guild in Automotive or Engineering
  • (Full Automotive / engineering apprenticeship or HNC)

Experience

  • Must have a sound automotive background preferably in a testing environment
  • Instrumentation experience (thermocouples, pressure transducers etc.)
  • Prototype engine strip/build
  • Good understanding of gasoline and diesel engine operation

Skills

  • Fabrication skills
  • Understanding of complex engines, testing techniques and associated equipment and tools
  • Skilled in the build and modification of engine harnesses
  • A good knowledge in the use of engine test cell equipment including emissions measurement, combustion analysis and calibration tools
  • Skills in electronic, electrical and mechanical engine diagnostics
  • Good general IT skills especially MS Excel
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and instruction
  • Ability to use technical knowledge to contribute to the testing process

Willing to take responsibility for own and, when applicable, others work

Personal Behaviours

  • Time management and organisation
  • Professional attitude under pressure and good communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to follow written instructions/ work requests
  • Good understanding of H&S practices

Other

  • Willingness to work shifts, including weekends
  • Flexibility to travel as and when required
  • Full UK driving licence
  • SC clearance or ability to achieve this (UK national with residency in the UK for the last 5 years)
  • Willing to undergo a Criminal Disclosure check

If this position is of interest, feel free to contact Amy Lapworth @ Matchtech for further information. Call 01489 898833 / amy.lapworth@matchtech.com

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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