Test Technicians - EV / Electric Vehicle Powertrain

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Automotive, Engineering
Region:
South East
Location:
Buckinghamshire
Salary:
£26,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted:
12/02/2020
Recruiter:
RHL
Job Ref:
248073T

This is an exciting opportunity for ambitious EV Powertrain Test Technicians to join a leading, expanding company at the forefront of Electric propulstion test and development.
We are looking to recruit Test Technicians who will assist with daily operation of electrical test rigs for external clients. Applicants will be expected to be motivated and willing to take on new challenges and learning within the rapidly evolving EV arena.
Roles and responsibilities:
• Responsible for operation of multiple test rigs outside of normal office hours using defined test methods and scripts
• Help to implement and follow safe systems of work
• Support the installation and calibration of data acquisition systems
• Support the debugging and commissioning of complex electronic systems, esp those with high speed serial interfaces (CAN/FLEXRAY etc)
• Ensure that the data generated is valid and in line with customer requirements
• Liaise with colleagues, customers and suppliers in a professional manner at all times
• Ensure all instrumentation used is calibrated in line with company procedures

Key Challenges / Goals
• Maintain efficient facility operation outside of office hours with engineer support
• Ability to work with software environments or spreadsheets (excel or matlab)
• Mechanical assembly & disassembly - ideally with some high-performance mechanical systems experience
• Electrical assembly & disassembly - Awareness of compliance for electrical cabling and connections, correct cable routing and containment, soldering skills
• Knowledge of multi-phase electrical applications
• Familiarisation with power analyser test equipment
• Machining knowledge – milling, turning, tolerancing, material basics and properties
• Ability to interpret CAD drawings for rigging purposes

• This is a shift role working on weekly, alternating early and late shifts between 06:00-14:00 and 14:00-22:00 Monday to Friday. Additional weekend overtime hours may be required to support customer demands and deadlines.

Experience
• Vocational qualification in a mechanical or electrical engineering discipline is desirable, but extensive experience will also be considered

Contact Details:
RHL
Tel: 01621841234
Fax: 01233 645702
Contact: Tim Bees
Email:

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