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Facilities Technician

Salary: £0

Location: Bedford

Job type: Permanent

Category: Bedford

JOB DESCRIPTION Reporting to - Principal Engineer Shift Patterns - Days only (Mon-Fri) The engine testing department features a plethora of equipment for a wide variety of testing applications, including engine, vehicle and driveline systems. From measuring legislative gaseous emissions to electronic drive unit battery simulators. This range of equipment requires frequent maintenance, servicing, calibration and repair as required. The Powertrain Facilities Technician has a critical role in ensuring both planned and reactive technical support is given in all aspects of the IC engines department. Role & Responsibilities * Perform reactive repairs on a variety of test equipment. * Perform scheduled maintenance, servicing and calibration tasks on equipment. * Assist with developing engineering solutions to day-to-day technical issues faced by the engineering team when adopting test equipment. Typically, this will involve liaising with supporting staff; engineers, supervisors and the leadership team on a technical level. * Building and maintaining relationships with key suppliers * Order parts and maintaining stock of critical items * Risk assessments & method statements QUALIFICATIONS * City and Guild in Automotive or Engineering * HNC/HND an advantage, but time-served relevant experience is the overriding factor Experience * Experience in a problem solving, practical role is a necessity * Test bed experience in an automotive testing environment * Experience supporting mechanical and electrical systems maintenance and calibration programmes. * Experience in delivering upgrade projects and dyno systems installation would be beneficial * Experience of AVL Puma, Horiba STARS and/or Kratzer PATools test automation systems is desirable. * Experience and knowledge of ISO17025 calibration is desirable * Knowledge of calibration, service and repair of emissions measurement equipment is advantageous. Skills * Mechanical and electrical systems repair competent * Equipment service & calibrations * Equipment fault-finding * Test bed and equipment calibration and maintenance * Basic IT skills and proficient in Microsoft Office Excel and Word * Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills * Strong organisational, analytical and problem-solving skills Personal Behaviours * Excellent fault diagnostic and repair skills * Autonomous, enthusiastic and self-driven * Methodical and thorough * Flexible and adaptable * Calm under pressure * Excellent communicator * Highly motivated team player * High level of confidentiality and integrity * Good understanding of H&S practises Other * Full UK driving licence & own transport * Willing to undergo a Criminal Disclosure check * NOTE: This position be will based on site ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For you, as a potential team member, we believe that the international and diverse nature of our business combined with the passion, energy and friendliness of our people create a great place to work. Be proud to be an equal opportunities employer, valuing inclusion and supporting our people to be themselves and at their very best. By joining us you will gain access to a broad range of learning relevant to your role and personal development, as well as exposure to leading technologies and expertise. Disclaimer: This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission


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