Accessibility Links
  • Job reference: RMS0211866

Powertrain Technician

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe, Cheshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/07/2019
  • Duration: ongoing
This vacancy has now been filled.

Click one of the boxes below to view similar jobs or send us your CV.
Send jobs like this to my email    What's this?

The Role

Support of Powertrain Dept. engineers in the development and validation of calibration and hardware for all engine and transmission projects, with specific focus upon hybrid powertrains;

* Maintaining vehicle 'fleet' integration level, inc. outside of BiL program
* Preparation of vehicles for test, and support during field trials
* Conducting specific vehicle testing and data acquisition in support of engineers
* Manage spares and measurement equipment

Specific Responsibility

* Maintain test vehicles:
- Fault diagnosis and rectification where possible
- Update and document test vehicles with appropriate development software and hardware
- Installation of test equipment, where appropriate
- Assembly of bespoke installation requirements
- Compile work requests and supporting documentation (e.g PDM, instrumentation lists), and manage through workshop
- Coordination of VCS activities
* Responsible for planning, preparing and completing test activities, for example emissions test data acquisition, in collaboration with engineers
* Complete test reports for approval, where appropriate
* Prototype build support
* Field trial administrative support, for example climate chamber management

Skills & Experience

* Self-driven / positive can-do attitude
* Experience of Powertrain test activities
* Good problem solving & evaluation techniques
* Excellent interpersonal skills
* Available to travel for extended periods (up to 3 weeks at a time), sometimes with short notice, worldwide
* Computer literate using MS office tools
* Experience in the use of; INCA / VAS / Diagra / ODIS / IDEX / VDS / Canape / Vector

Practical & Technical Knowledge

* BY DR driving ability required. VMax license / willingness advantageous. Repeatable & safe driving style mandatory
* Mechanical and / or electrical experience to technician level


* HND / HNC Preferred but not essential

The Company

Is a leading Automotive manufacturer with a reputation for outstanding quality the world over. With demand increasing and an upturn in production, there is a need to bring further skills into the business to deliver on current and future projects.

About Fircroft

Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

Back to Top

By clicking "Save" you consent to
receiving matching jobs based on the
job/page you are viewing by email from
Fircroft, as detailed in our privacy policy
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with our current vacancies and latest company updates via email. Occasionally Fircrofts marketing may contain 3rd party or affiliate information, however we will not share your personal data with any 3rd parties without your consent. From time to time, we might contact you to get your views on the service you have received. To help you get the best out of Fircroft, we may personalise them based on your location and how you use
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with the latest company updates and vacancies via SMS / Text messages
Your consent options above means that Fircroft cannot contact you about any new or alternative career vacancies. If you want Fircroft to only contact you about the role(s) you have applied for please continue, however if you would like to be considered for other positions please allow us to contact you by changing one or more of the above consent.