Senior Engine Test Technician

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Senior Engine Test Technician

An automotive consultancy are looking for a Senior Engine Test Technician to join there growing company, apply now!

Job Description

Senior Engine Test Technician
Location: Bedfordshire

A major automotive consultancy are undergoing massive growth and are expanding their facilities now and have plans to keep expanding over the next few years to keep up with the markets needs.

As a Senior Engine Test Technician you will be responsible for:
- 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
- Install and set up instrumentation as required from engineering
- Carry out various controlled testing on various power-train units and development work
- Develop initiatives to reduce waste and optimise efficiency
- Develop best working practises and provide training to others

About you:
- Ideally have a City and Guild Qualification in automotive or engineering
- An apprenticeship in automotive or engineering is also desirable

- 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

- Willingness to work shifts, including weekends
- Full UK driving licence
- Willing to undergo a Criminal Records Bureau check

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

George Ewens

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Meet George, who specialises in permanent and contract positions within the automotive technologies sector, focusing on electrical & mechanical – powertrain & engine skill sets.