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Title:Engine Test Technician (VR/05583)

Date Posted:6th September 2017
Salary/Rate:11.13 - 16.70
Type:Contract - 6 months
Description:For: Development/Research Technician (Engine Test Technician)

Meyer Scott Ref: VR/05583

Engine Test Technician (7376847) - 11.13 - 16.70 - Stafford - 6 months

Perkins Engines, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., is recognised as a leading manufacturer of industrial diesel engines. OEM Manufacturers and users on every continent have, for generations, trusted Perkins Engines to power their world.

As a part of the Product Development and Global Technology division (PD>), Global Engine Development (GED) UK delivers machine, engine system and component testing programmes for its customers on a range of products. GED-UK is a world-class development facility supporting the Industrial Power Systems Division (IPSD) in the development of new and existing products.

The GED Test Engineering Team have responsibility for the build, testing and assessment of prototype diesel engines, up to 2500Kw, for both current product improvement and new product introduction projects (including performance, emissions, verification and validation testing).

A Contract Engine Test Development Technician position is required within the GED Test Engineering team and will be responsible for the delivery of the testing programmes that we support.

Accountable for the delivery of customer engine build and test requirements
Data measurement, collection, provision of results, use of computerised test bed controls and data acquisition

Assume ownership of test bed data quality assist Engineers in test methodology and interpretation of results
Support Caterpillar Production System (CPS) OEE improvement and activities and 6 Sigma improvement projects
Customer Groups
Test Technicians

Hands on Technical knowledge
Focus on Quality
Active Learning
Working Safely
Effective Communication


Relevant work experience
Experience of working in a computerised environment
Must have the ability to communicate effectively with team members
Aptitude and ability to absorb and learn new technologies continuously
Strong interpersonal skills Highly -motivated and able to work closely within the team environment
Good fitting skills and attention to detail with aptitude to deliver first class quality and to strive for continuous improvement capable of team work and rapid priority / job switching.
Customer focussed, hands on-on team player to assist others meet their goals. Able to work proactively on own imitative and support continuous improvement environment
Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey/absorb technical information and to respond to complex situations
Experience of working in an engineering

development environment
Recognised Engineering ONC Mech qualification

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