EV Test Tecnnician

  • Intertek
  • Milton Keynes, UK
  • 24 Aug, 2023
Full time Aerospace and Aviation Automotive Engineering

Job Description

As an Electric Vehicle (EV) Powertrain Test Technician, you will focus on the automotive EV Powertrain test rigs for external clients, including project set-up & de-bugging, mechanical & electrical fitting, and test cell operation.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Intertek’s TT laboratory network employs over 1000 staff in 28 labs in USA, Europe and East Asia, with a diverse portfolio of Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification (ATIC) services for Automotive, Aerospace, Marine & Rail customers.

TT-UK has two laboratories, both based in Milton Keynes. Tanners Drive specialises in combustion engine, transmission and complete powertrain testing services.The second laboratory, in Davy Avenue specialises in electric vehicle propulsion systems testing services, covering electric motors, full integrated axle modules and complete vehicles. This is one of the fastest growing business in Intertek, more than doubling in size every two years since 2015. 

ABOUT YOU

You will be motivated individual and willing to take on new challenges and learning within the rapidly evolving EV arena:

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

·       IT Literacy (Microsoft packages) required to maintain clear and traceable documentation

·       Excellent communication skills

·       Highly energised mind-set with willingness and desire to learn and adapt individually

·       EV powertrain, battery, hybrid systems knowledge

·       Experience of EV powertrain or hybrid system test operations

·       Knowledge of Alternating Current (AC) and Direct Current (DC) electrical systems

 

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

You will join Transportation Technologies division, it has two laboratories, both based in Milton Keynes. Tanners Drive specialises in combustion engine, transmission and complete powertrain testing services.The second laboratory, in Davy Avenue specialises in electric vehicle propulsion systems testing services, covering electric motors, full integrated axle modules and complete vehicles. This is one of the fastest growing business in Intertek, more than doubling in size every two years since 2015. 

Required skills and experience

·       Responsible for operation of multiple test rigs outside of normal office hours using defined test methods and scripts

·       Installation and calibration of data acquisition systems

·       Debugging and commissioning of complex electronic systems 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

·       Ensure all instrumentation used is calibrated in line with company procedures

·       Help to implement and follow safe systems of work

Based at Milton Keynes, Davy Avenue, MK5. Full time. Permanent. 37,5 hrs, alternating shift pattern. Weekends are not compulsory.

o    1-week early shift: 6am to 2pm with 30mins paid lunch break (plus tea/coffee breaks when needed)

o    1-week late shift: 2pm to 10pm with 30mins paid lunch break (plus tea/coffee breaks when needed)

Overtime is available during the week or over weekend, but subject to Project demands.

WHAT WE OFFER

Join Intertek and become part of our global network of inspiring and entrepreneurial colleagues.  We are a global family that values diversity and we thrive working together with precision, pace and passion.  We are working to make the world Ever Better, ensuring the quality, safety and sustainability of products and services used by millions of people around the world.

  • Competitive salary/benefits
  • Development and career opportunities around the Globe
  • Working in a highly motivated team and dynamic working environment

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer who do not discriminate against applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex or national origin.

Intertek operates a preferred supplier arrangement and we do not accept unsolicited approaches from agencies.