Senior Engine Test Technician ETC

 

Location: Millbrook, Bedfordshire
Shift Pattern: 06.00-14.00 & 14.00-22.00
Job Reference: PT ETC STEC 3

 

Job Summary

Reporting to – ETC Supervisor

Role 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
  • 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 

 

Criteria

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 Information

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

To apply please email your CV and salary expectations to jobs@millbrook.co.uk

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