Engine Test Technician - Adecco UK Limited - Milton Keynes - Wizbii

Engine Test Technician

  • By Adecco UK Limited
  • Milton Keynes (United Kingdom)

Job description

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
·  Category
Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Automotive Engineering
·  Job type
·  Industry
Industrial and Manufacturing
·  External Reference

Our Client provides vehicle test and validation services and systems to customers in the automotive, transport, tyre, petrochemical and defence industries. It is independent and impartial in everything it does. It has a range of test facilities for full vehicles, tyres and components. These include varied outdoor and indoor test tracks in the UK and Northern Finland, engine dynamometers, environmental chambers, e-motor and e-axle test cells, structural test laboratories, crash laboratories, interior systems laboratories, battery test facilities and advanced emissions chassis dynamometers.

Our Client designs, builds, installs, and services dynamometer test systems and an associated data acquisition and control system. Our Client's employees are passionate about safety, customer service and technical excellence, making them ideal partners at any stage in the development and launch of the vehicles of tomorrow.

We are recruiting for an Engine Test Technician to join the Powertrain Engine Test Centre in MiIton Keynes.. The successful role holder will be responsible for end-to-end customer test programmes, from engine installation through to running test programmes. The Technician will then use this information to generate test reports to meet customer requirements.

Role Responsibilities

·  Ensure all Health and Safety and quality procedures have been adhered to

·  Deliver turn-key calibration development projects for a variety of customers

·  Good knowledge of engine development and testing techniques

·  Run customer engine test programs with high efficiency

·  Validation of engine test data to a high standard

·  Generate test reports to meet customer requirements

·  Generate engine installation schematics for correct test bed setups

·  Identify engine faults and problems to lead effective solutions

·  Analysing and presenting data and results to customers and peers

·  Provide technical support to customers and business development

·  Work well within a team environment

·  Develop initiatives to reduce waste and optimise efficiency

·  Develop best working practises and provide training to others


·  Must have a sound automotive background preferably in a testing environment

·  Experience in an automotive engineering discipline

·  Strong understanding of gasoline and diesel engine operation


·  Understanding of complex engines, testing techniques and associated equipment and tools

·  Organised with good communication skills

·  Attention to detail

·  A strong background in the use of engine test cell equipment software including emissions measurement, combustion analysis and calibration tools

·  Skills in electronic, electrical and mechanical engine diagnostics

·  Strong IT skills especially MS Excel

Personal Behaviours

·  Time management and organisation

·  Professional attitude under pressure and good communication skills.

·  Excellent attention to detail

·  Good understanding of Health and Safety practices


·  AVL PUMA experience

·  Horiba STARS experience

·  Concerto experience

·  Full UK driving licence

·  Willing to undergo a Basic Disclosure (DBS) check

Other information:

Working Environment: Workshop/Lab

Travel Required: Travel as required within the UK and mainland Europe

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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