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Vehicle Technician

  • Location: Bedford
  • Salary: £16.01 - 16.01 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 4 months ago

  • Sector: Automotive and Motorsport
  • Contact: Bhavna Kotecha
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 707 1516
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 08 April 2022
  • Job Ref: 199200BKA

Currently recruiting for a Vehicle Technician

The role will involve:

Assemble / dis-assemble parts, components or vehicles for static & dynamic test activities
Maintenance of Test Vehicle Fleet to include safety check, retrofit, fault finding, repair.
Camouflaging of confidential vehicles in accordance with procedures
Delivery/collection of competitor vehicles from dealers
Liaise with Test/Design engineers to conduct tests to Nissan Standards & local operating procedures
Instrumentation set-up
Write reports.
Assist with facility management inclusive of maintenance, facility calibration, risk assessment and training.
Learn bespoke systems required to fulfil role

Preparation / building / maintenance of vehicles or components for test in line with local procedures and clients Engineering Manuals.
Support Testing in static and dynamic conditions to gather accurate, timely, and quality test data/results.
Support Evaluation and concern identification including liaison with Test Engineer.
Support delivery of Key Performance Indicators for the section
Use skills to provide support to other sections as required

Qualifications/ Skills:

Ideally C&G / BTEC L3 in mechanical or automotive engineering with a recognised apprenticeship.
Fundamental understanding of vehicle dis-assembly, assembly, & maintenance techniques
Vehicle system knowledge with the ability to fault find
Electronic / Electrical background (automotive)
Experience within vehicle or component test environments is preferred but not essential
Understanding of basic component measurement techniques preferred but not essential
FLT licence preferred but not essential
Basic Machining / Welding / Fabrication
Basic Computer literacy (word processing)
Use skills to provide support to other test sections as required

Fully proficient in the fundamental practical mechanical / Electrical skills required for this role
Ability to work safely and to comply with legal and company safety policies
Fully proficient Excel data management and producing graphs
A good knowledge of Word and PowerPoint for report writing & presentation preparation
Excellent organisational skills
Strong attention to detail
Be able to work independently to manage and prioritise their own and workload