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Job Ref:  EFTT230916
Employer:  Adecco
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
24/09/2016 15:14
Our client who are one of Europe's leading independent technology centres for the design, engineering, test and development of automotive and propulsion systems, and a pioneer of low carbon technologies are currently looking for an experienced Engine Fuel Test Technician to join their team. This is a permanent position based in Bedfordshire offering competitive salary and benefits for the right candidate.

Job Description

The Engine Fuel Test Technician will be reporting to - Supervisor (ETC - Engine Technology Centre)
and will be primarily responsible for running engine fuel test programs to controlled and detailed internal procedures ; Engine strip and rating experience to include injector flowing, deposit measurements, fuel blending and handling control.

Roles and responsibilities

*Run CEC engine test programs to detailed work tickets.
*Gather accurate data to enable detailed report generation.
*Ensure all H&S and quality procedures have been adhered to
*Pre-rigging of engines to pallets including fabricating brackets, exhaust systems, fitting instrumentation
*Installation of rigged engines into test cells and getting them up and running
*Service and repair all types of engines
*Ensure agreed deadlines are met and liaise with operations to ensure targets are met
*To liaise with supporting staff, Engineers, Supervisors and customers on a technical level
*Install and set up instrumentation as required from engineering
*Carry out various controlled testing on various powertrain units and development work
*Develop initiatives to reduce waste and optimise efficiency
*Develop best working practises and provide training to others
*Act in accordance with the behaviours for staff at all times

Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

*City and Guild studies in Automotive or Engineering preferred
*Full Automotive / engineering apprenticeship or HNC is preferred
*Have a sound automotive background preferably in a testing environment
*Instrumentation experience (thermocouples, pressure transducers etc.)
*Prototype engine strip/build
*Good understanding of gasoline and diesel engine operation
*Bench fitting and fabrication skills
*Understanding of complex engines, testing techniques and associated equipment and tools
*Skilled in the build and modification of engine harnesses
*A good understanding of engine test cell equipment including emissions measurement, combustion analysis and calibration tools
*Skills in electronic, electrical and mechanical engine diagnostics
*Good general IT skills especially MS Excel
*Ability to work with minimum supervision and instruction
*Ability to use technical knowledge to contribute to the testing process
*Ability to work under own initiative.
*Time management and organisation
*Professional attitude under pressure and good communication skills.
*Excellent attention to detail
*Able to follow written instructions/ work requests
*Good understanding of H&S practices
*Willingness to work shifts, including weekends
*Full UK driving licence
*Willing to undergo a Criminal Disclosure check

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
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