Research & Development Technician

  • Location

    Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Contact:

    Chrissy Mitchell

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    26 weeks

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Test Technician - 6 month contract role - Peterborough

My client, one of the world's largest construction equipment manufacturers, is currently looking for a Test Technician to join on a 6 - 12 month contract basis during a period of exponential growth.

This R&D role will suit those with a passion for working on engines both current and new. Building close working relationships with engineers is crucial and the successful technicians must be able to carry out engineers instructions.

Essential skills:

  • Mechanical/electrical experience on diesel engines, such as stripping & rebuilding along with an understanding of common rail fuel systems

  • Strong 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:
1. Communication
2. Team success
3. Initiating action
4. Customer Focus
5. Work standards
6. Quality orientation

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

Test Technician - 6 month contract role - Peterborough