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Facilities Technician/ Engineering Maintenance Technician - Advanced Engineering Business

Facilities Technician/ Engineering Maintenance Technician - Advanced Engineering Business

Job Title: Facilities Technician/ Engineering Maintenance Technician - Advanced Engineering Business
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry
Industry:
Salary: £25,000 to £29,000 (dependent of proven ability) + O/T + bonus + excellent bens
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: PF4317
Contact Name: Paul Frisby
Contact Email: paulf@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: August 29, 2018 15:54

Job Description

Excellent engineering business developing advanced engineering components for the automotive sector is seeking a proven Maintenance Technician / Mechanical Technician who could develop their skills to take-on the Facilities Technician/ Engineering Maintenance Technician role. You will join the Powertrain Engineering team located at Engineering Centre in Coventry and play a key role maintaining the day-to-day running of Engine Test Rigs, and Returned Parts Analysis.
 
Role/Responsibilities
Day to day running of Diesel Test Rigs, and Returned Parts Analysis. This will include:
Installation and set-up of components and instrumentation for test and measurement
Completion of tests or measurements, including creating automated test scripts where needed, plus basic results checking / analysis where needed and reporting of results.
Liaison with customers (internal Engineering staff) and suppliers (GA Dept., and external contractors / suppliers).
Basic maintenance, fault finding, & problem solving of relevant equipment.
H&S and Environmental compliance aspects, as relevant.
Close working with other test staff to develop consistent methods and processes.
Supporting work for introduction of new test rigs if/when required, to expand DSUK testing capability.
The technician will also be expected to support other areas of Facilities section as needed during busy periods, and to provide holiday / sickness cover.
 
Requirements
Apprenticeship, HNC or equivalent in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering.
Good mechanical fitting skills i.e. assembly of bespoke, sensitive components and test systems.
It would be beneficial to have some understanding and knowledge regarding operation of fuel supply systems for diesel and/or gasoline engines.
Performance testing and development on engines, or vehicles – to include the design, fabrication, and installation of unique test parts and instrumentation in a prototype environment.
Preparation of systems / components for test, including installation and set-up of associated systems and instrumentation.
Willing to do overtime when required.