Test Rig Development Technician

Inclusive of 20% shift premium
05 Aug 2022
02 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
Test Rig Technician required for large manufacturing company in Plymouth. Reporting to the Production Engineering Manager, the successful candidate will be required to support production test rig development and to ensure that test rig interfaces are adequately supported and are in line with condition is in line with developed standard.

Key Responsibilities:

Fault diagnosis and repairs on electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic systems.

To attend courses and toolbox talks where required.

Record all activities on CMMS.

Ensuring all work performed is in compliance with all aspects of the Health & Safety at Work legislation and the company Health & Safety policy.

Prioritise workload to ensure prompt response to breakdowns and completion of PPM to schedule.

To carry out and record routine oil cleanliness checks on all production test rigs to within company procedures.

To maintain test rig oil cleanliness filter systems to reduce cost and improve overall test rig operational efficiency.

To maintain the system for verifying that test rig oil performance remains within an acceptable standard by using such measurements as TAN and water content.

To carry out routine calibration of all production test rig instrumentation to within company procedures.

To work within the 5s standards and carry out activities to ensure that the cleanliness and orderliness of the test rigs are maintained at all times.

To maintain internal calibration dates.

To maintain a list of critical spares for all rigs identifying the downtime in the event of failure.

To maintain the fitting and hose life register ensuring all fittings/hoses are logged and are changed in accordance with the life requirements.

To work to the TPM schedule. This will include hydraulic, electric and cooling water systems.

To monitor the oil consumption of each test rig and record the improvements achieved through the 5s activities.

Experience, Qualifications, Skills and Candidate attributes required:

Recent experience in a similar role with exposure to mechanical engineering and experience of hydraulic systems is essential.

A disciplined individual with the ability to work under own initiative or as part of a team.

A willingness and flexibility to learn new skills.

After a period of training on days (potentially three to six months), the successful candidate must be able to work a weekly shift rotation comprising of Monday to Friday 06:00am to 14:00pm and Monday to Friday 14:00pm to 22:00pm. Shift premium will not apply whilst training on day shift.

If you have the experience as listed above & are seeking a new challenge, then please submit an up to date CV by clicking the apply button.

For an informal chat please phone (phone number removed) and ask for Samantha Luxton. Many thanks for your interest

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