Engine Test Technician - Emissions / Durability / Component

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Engine Test Technician - Emissions / Durability / Component

Our client is a globally known FTSE 100 company, with over 40,000 employees worldwide, and they are looking for an Engine Test Technician to work with their state of the art test cells at their facility in Milton Keynes.

Job Description

Engine Test Technician x 4 - Emissions / Durability / Component
Commutable from; Bedford, Milton Keynes, Banbury, Royal Leamington Spa, Daventry, Northampton, Oxford, London.
Salary; £30,000 - £33,000 (inclusive of shift allowance) + Pension + Life Assurance

A globally known FTSE100 company are looking for a number of proven engine test technicians to be based on-site at their engine test facility in Bedfordshire as a result of continued growth and winning large programmes with key automotive OEM customers.As a Test Technician there won't be two days the same. Within their engines facility you will be responsible for maintaining multiple engine test beds simultaneously in regards to validation, durability, calibration and development of customer engine programmes.

This will include installing the engine within the test cell, fabricating brackets, rigging the engine in to the cell, performing pre-test checks, running the test, collating test data, liaising with other technicians and test engineers, performing any engine service tasks and potentially carry out further tests on inconclusive results with the aim of achieving the customers targets.

Ideally, you will be currently working as an engine or component test technician within an engines environment within either an automotive, power generation, off-highway, marine or industrial environment. If you are fed up with your team or your boss and want to work with like-minded, hard-working and passionate automotive specialists then please read on below to see if you fit the bill!

The ideal candidate;

- Minimum City & Guilds in Automotive/Mechanical Engineering or time served as an apprentice.
- Full understanding of Gasoline/Diesel engines.
- Knowledge and usage of test bed hardware/software.
- Knowledge and usage of test instruments such as thermo-couples and pressure transducers.
- Knowledge and usage of engine calibration tools such as Cameo or Inca.
- Experience of prototype building and engine stripping.

The best candidate will be a team player who is looking to build upon their existing knowledge and someone with a true interest in engines/mechanical engineering. The team never leave anyone behind and ensure jobs are always performed to the best of their ability. The shift pattern is 1 week of 6am-2pm and 1 week of 2pm-10pm.

Keywords; Engine Test Technician, Emissions, AVL, Bosch, Diesel, Gasoline, Automotive, INCA, Concerto, Cameo, Cadet.

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