Vehicle Technician - Test Services and Site Facilities

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    £15.00 per hour PAYE

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    Rachel Meacham

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    01384 446112

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An experienced Vehicle Technician (E in Test Services & Site Facilities) is required to join an automotive company based in Cranfield.

Pay rate - £15.00 /hr PAYE




  • Preparation / building / maintenance of vehicles or components for test in line with local procedures and Company 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
  • 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 Company 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



  • 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
  • Experience within vehicle or component test environments is preferred but not essential
  • Understanding of component measurement techniques
  • Electronic / Electrical background (automotive)
  • Test rig experience (General)
  • Basic Machining / Welding / Fabrication
  • Computer literacy (word processing)
  • Data analysis & Report writing
  • Facility & instrumentation calibration
  • Use skills to provide support to other test sections as required


The ideal candidate will have the following skillset:

  • 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

The candidate will require the following materials and equipment for use during the assignment: Safety Footwear complying with EN ISO 20345; Branded uniform (to consist of 2x grey combat style trousers, min 2x black polo t-shirts, min 1x black cotton sweater).

To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

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