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engine proving test technician

  • Engineering
  • Cambridge
  • £16 - £20 per hour
  • Contract
  • Full Time
  • 240011D
  • 11 May 2018
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Job Description For Vacancy No: 240011D
Consultant: Daniel Woodcock

Company Profile: Our client has been a manufacturer of diesel engines and power solutions for over 75 years, to the highest levels of performance and reliability. They have grown to become one of the leading suppliers of diesel and gas engines in the power solutions market.

Job Location: Peterborough

Job Position: Engine Proving Test Technician

Job Status: Contract

Job Profile: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Proving Test Technician to join the team and have a direct impact on the success of their 3rd Party engine install team. As part of their L5/L6 team in Global Engine Development (GED), you will be involved in a variety of engine installation projects into off-highway machines. Primarily covering mechanical and electrical engine to machine integration, shakedown and test.

Job Duties: Adhere to the Organisation's health and safety policy and safe working practices.
Adhere to the company's values in Action: Integrity, Commitment, Excellence, Teamwork & Sustainability
Follow documented standard work procedures/instructions to perform safe and defect free assembly of parts and components, using various hand, power tools and lifting equipment provided in the work area
Follow and work to Engineers instructions to install prototype, pilot and production engines into machines.
Operate a multitude of different off-highway vehicles including but not limited to, Hydraulic Excavators, Back hoe Loaders, Telehandlers, Track Type Tractors where required.
Instrument engine installs with, thermocouples, pressure transducers, speed pickups and other forms of sensors.
Diagnose and fix a range of faults on both engine and machine.
Work from engineering drawings (electrical, mechanical and hydraulic)
Manufacture parts from drawings using in house facilities (machining, welding and fabrication and fully equipped electronics lab).
Produce electrical looms to interface engine and machine.
Travel to various off site test and development facilities both the company owned and 3rd Party (some overseas).
Keep the work area clean, tidy and safe in line with 5S and total preventative maintenance (TPM)
Undertake training and further learning as required.

Essential Skills,
Experience and
Qualifications: Demonstrable high level of mechanical, hydraulic and electrical/electronic aptitude with a good working knowledge of engines and machines.
The ability to read, comprehend and follow verbal and written instructions/procedures.
The ability to work closely with others is imperative, requiring team participation to achieve the agreed objectives.
A good working knowledge of instrumentation and its application.
You will possess effective communication skills to liaise with various levels of the organisation.
Have a fully flexible approach to the job role & responsibilities.
The ability to use hand/power tools, lifting and welding equipment.
Prepared to undertake required training/learning.
Applicants will ideally have an engineering or motor mechanics apprenticeship and some relevant work experience.
Working towards or completed some form of relevant higher education (NVQ Level 3).
Good PC skills ability to use Microsoft Office

Rate: Between £16 - £20 per hour (LTD CO / UMBRELLA CO)

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