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  • Job reference: RMS0174977

Engine Dyno Technician - 49207

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: South East London, London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/01/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (14/02/17)
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The Company:
Our Client is a large Automotive and Commercial Vehicle OEM, with a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering on a contract basis. These opportunities are typically based in their research and development facility located in Dunton which is the largest automotive technical centre in the United Kingdom.

The Role:
Position Description:
Engine Dyno Technician Interface with workshop and test facilities dept. to prepare engines for dyno testing; performance and emissions calibration development to homologation stage ¿ Ensure that calibration dynos are operating with representative engine hardware (i.e. ordering/receiving and updating of parts) ¿ Specify and arrange installation of required instrumentation with relevant workshop groups ¿ Working knowledge of the application and delivery of measurement systems and equipment ¿ Support various controlled test on various Powertrain units ¿ Accurate collection and validation of data to prove integrity ¿ Implement, monitor and document daily check point strategy for each engine/dyno; provide quality check of the data collected ¿ Initial assessment of engine performance data (i.e. perform dyno data quality check/ Gauge R&R) ¿ Liaise with supporting staff, engineers, supervisors and customers on a technical level ¿ Support implement implementation of test plans to support inter- and external-dyno team activities (e.g. providing support to durability dynos) ¿ Provide support to test area for system fault diagnosis.

Skills Required:
Knowledge of Dyno cell equipment and engine installation components; specific knowledge of AVL Puma Test control system and the setting up of MEI, UUT etc. an advantage.
Experience of Diesel Engines, a knowledge of their design
Experienced in dealing with workshop environment/processes
Sufficient knowledge and skills to enable first line fault diagnosis
Experience of calibration tools an advantage
Ability to organize mechanical repairs and investigative work.
Good communication skills in English language, written and oral. Ability to get others on board with assigned tasks.
A team player who is flexible and self-motivated with a keen interest in powertrain development.
Familiarity with standard PC applications required and with Ford specific systems an advantage.
Full driving license
Knowledge of Dyno cell equipment and system including engine installation components; specific knowledge of AVL Puma Test control system and the setting up of MEI, UUT etc. an advantage. Sufficient knowledge and skills to enable first line fault diagnosis
Experience of calibration tools
Ability to organize mechanical repairs and investigative work.

Skills Preferred:
Experience of Powertrain and/or Powertrain Calibration Systems beneficial.

Experience Required:
To succeed in this role, candidates will have a background within an Engineering and be able to demonstrate excellent communication and organisation skills.

Experience Preferred:
This role requires interface with multiple functions; Core Engineering, Finance, P¿train Planning, Purchase etc. Experience in a similar cross function liaison role would be desirable.

Education Required:
Appropriate Technical qualification or time served in recognised apprenticeship

Education Preferred:
Candidates must have good analytical, and presentation skills (oral and written) and demonstrate ability to manage spread sheets.

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.

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