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Title:Test Technician (VR/05551)

Date Posted:31st August 2017
Salary/Rate:£11.00 - £12.00 ph
Description:For: Test Technician (7289601) – Peterborough - 11 months

Meyer Scott Ref: VR/05551 - £11.00 - £12.00 ph
Test Technician

Global Engine Development (GED-UK) based at the Perkins Engines site in Peterborough and part of Caterpillar Product Development Centre of Excellence (PDCOE) is dedicated to providing leadership in engine test and development solutions to Perkins Engines. We are currently seeking to recruit a number of both permanent and temporary test technicians to support our continued growth and market leadership in compact Diesel engines

Job Description

The successful candidate will carry out research & development work on either current or new engines.

The ability to work to engineer’s instructions, carry out a range of test work, including fitting prototype parts to an engine and/or record and produce quality data is fundamental.

Required Skills:

• Mechanical/electrical experience on diesel engines, such as stripping & rebuilding along with an understanding of common rail fuel systems.
• Good PC skills.
• Engine test rig experience and/or technical/mechanical experience would provide a distinct advantage.

Additional specific training will be given where required.
• Applicants must be self-motivated with good team working skills and be willing to work shifts.

Initiative and a positive attitude to change are also essential.

Key Competencies:

• Communication
• Team success
• Initiating action
• Customer Focus
• Work standards Quality orientation


City & Guilds / NVQ Level 3 in Motor Vehicle Mechanics.
Apprenticeship served in Motor Mechanics or equivalent qualifications

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