Engine Test Technician

  • Location

    Northampton, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing, Motorsport

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  • Contact:

    Christian Clark

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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This fantastic contract working as an Engine Test Technician is your opportunity to provide your expertise and support to a world leading Formula 1 business in Northamptonshire. Using your dyno knowledge and engine background, you will be highly visible in the dynamic engineering team, and the Engine Test Technician that fills this position is absolutely key to the future success of this exciting company.

This role will be working shifts of 4 days on 4 days off, 4 nights on and 4 nights off on rotation.

You will be responsible for operating a selection of both Low and High Specification Test Rigs / Dynamometers, unsupervised, in line with established best practices, loading and removing various types of components and configuring Test Cells to conduct both basic and complex tests (development tests).

You will service cells, following a TPM (Total Prevention Maintenance) check sheet, following procedures to change filters, oil, coolant, components and supporting facility service activities as required, support the construction of rigs/frames/sub-assemblies for test work to appropriate procedures including construction of frames, assembling Rexroth-type frames, cutting and assembling framework using the appropriate hand tools and connection of pipework.

You will also be involved in connecting, removing, constructing and routing of low pressure pipework through Rigs, Dynamometers, Sub-assemblies and Engines, location of suitable mechanical fittings (nuts, bolts, staublii fittings), and checking the specification, locating fittings from the General and Test Operations Stores.

You will have sound understanding of mechanical and/or electrical engineering principles, experience of working in a powertrain testing environment operating test rigs and dynos, knowledge of internal combustion engines and hybrid systems, ability to configure and run test control systems and experience of constructing rigs, frames and sub-assemblies. Any PUMA software knowledge is an added benefit.

In return you will receive a fantastic rate of pay and join a world leader in the Motorsport field.

If you feel you can use your skills and charisma to help bring this role to fruition, please click to apply or contact Christian Clark on 01332 974922.

Alternatively if this role is not for you, but you know of anyone who may be of interest, please send this email on. If you can recommend anyone and we place them, we can send you vouchers based on our referral reward scheme.

TXM Recruit is an equal opportunities employer. If you have any specific requirements or require assistance or reasonable adjustments to be made for you during the selection process due to disability or long-term health condition, we will do our best to assist you.

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