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Engine Test Technicians - Automotive

Engine Test Technicians - Automotive

Job Title: Engine Test Technicians - Automotive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: NG-4035-1
Contact Name: Nick Green
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 10, 2018 10:15

Job Description

Our Automotive client are seeking a number of Engine Test Technicians to join their team in Northampton.
Applicants will ideally have experience of engine testing including engine dynamometers, and a sound understanding of base engine operation.

Key duties;

•    To install engines onto the test dynamometer and carry out a range of testing, providing high quality data to meet Project requirements.

•    To install engine to test dynamometer.

•    To carry out testing and fitting work as requested on Rig & Test Request sheets

•    To carry out basic test facility maintenance and cleaning

•    To report test facility faults to the Supervisor

•    To ensure that mandatory safety requirements are being adhered to by self and others visiting test facilities and rig rooms
Key Skills and Experience;

•    BTEC ONC In Mechanical Engineering or Automotive

•    Relevant engine testing experience including engine dynamometers, a sound understanding of base engine operation and a working knowledge of engine management systems

•    Some experience of emissions measurement / analysis

•    Very good fitting skills and able to produce basic fabricated components

•    Able to adjust engine parameters using the Engine Management System

•    Good understanding of test data and able to diagnose if engine is out of parameters