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Engine Test Technician

Salary: £35,000

Location: Bedfordshire

Job type: Permanent

Category: Bedfordshire

Engine Test Technician – PEP 15759 Job Description We are looking to recruit a Propulsion Test Technician to join our clients Propulsion Engine Test Centre in Bedfordshire. The successful candidate will be responsible for running Propulsion systems in a testbed environment and all associated aspects from set-up through test cell configuration, servicing, and running of both automated and manual sequences. The Technicians work will contribute towards successful completion of end-to-end customer test programmes on a variety of prototype units, from downsized units with a focus on economy and emissions through to high output units with performance focus. Location: Bedfordshire Roles and Responsibilities Ensure all Health and Safety and quality procedures have been adhered to Contribute towards test piece palletisation, installation and setup of instrumentation. Test cell automation system configuration as required by Engineering team. Validate basic engine running and associated fluid and boost conditioning systems in test cell environment Be part of a team which contributes towards running customer test requirements in a test cell for specific customer development programs Identify and diagnose unit faults, both mechanical and electrical, working with Engineering team to deliver effective solutions Carry out servicing and hardware changes Run the test cell using a mix of automated test cycles and manual operation leading into more complex tasks with support from Engineering teams Be the first-line in quality control and unit test data validation Take ownership of the test piece, equipment and hardware in the test cell Able to liaise with supporting staff, Engineers, Supervisors and customers on a technical level Continue and improve initiatives to reduce waste and optimize efficiency Act in accordance with the behaviours for your colleagues at all times. Person Specification Qualifications Must have a sound automotive background preferably in a testing environment Formal automotive qualification / completed full apprenticeships. Core competencies: Strong understanding of gasoline and diesel engine operation Excellent understanding of engine fundamentals and related systems Automotive fault diagnostics Ability to work with minimum supervision and instruction following completion of probationary period Willingness to take responsibility for own work and offer support to others Excellent teamwork ethics Respect for Health and Safety procedures and practices Organised with good communication skills Attention to detail Personal Behaviours: Interest in emerging technologies Highly motivated Team player Represents highest company standards Good time management and organization Customer focussed Professional attitude under pressure Excellent attention to detail Other:  Full UK driving licence essential Willing to undergo a Basic Disclosure (DBS) check

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