Technician - Powertrain Engine Test Centre

Location: Millbrook, Bedfordshire
Shift Pattern: Days / Rolling week
Job Reference: PT ETC STEC 1

Job Summary

We are recruiting for Engine Test Technicians to join the Powertrain Engine Test Centre at Millbrook. 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 Millbrook 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

Other Information

Working Environment: Workshop/Lab

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

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

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