Mechanical/Maintenance Technician

Mechanical/Maintenance Technician

PE Global | Eastern England, England, UK

Posted 6 days ago

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PE Global are looking for a Maintenance Technician for a leading Engine Manufacturer based in Peterborough. This is a 12 month + contract position very likely to be extended.

Key Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will carry out research & development work on either current or new engines. The ability to work to engineer’s instructions, carry out a range of test work, including fitting prototype parts to an engine and/or record and produce quality data is fundamental to the role
  • Mechanical/electrical experience on diesel engines, such as stripping & rebuilding along with an understanding of common rail fuel systems
  • Good 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 essential.
  • Likely to be a shift position in the future depending on the candidate.
  • Focused on quality and safety. Dynamic environment. Switch on and get up to speed with a shift handover from the previous shift.
  • Expect them to be ready for work and get into their workday in a safe manor adhering to process.
  • Hands on technician work. Frequently use hand skills and hand tools.
  • Working in the test environment from the test cell console monitoring performance.
  • Teams, outlook, validation manager.
  • Run tests via software packages.
  • Liaise with lead technicians and engineers, test ops management and supporting areas if there are issues.
  • Work on breakdowns and getting test cell to run again.
  • 4 main test wings.
  • Could be hands on one day and computer based the next.
  • Fitting work as engineers are fitted ourselves.
  • Validation testing.
  • Daily checks with engineers, making sure there are no issues and running as it should.

Diesel engine testing – engineer testing experience before is desirable.

Required Experience

  • NVQ Level 3 in technical discipline
  • Electrical/ Diesel engines, mechanical knowledge
  • Fitting skills
  • IT Microsoft Suite Literate

If interested in applying to this job opportunity, please don’t hesitate to call +44 or alternatively send an updated CV to .

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in UK***

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