Electronics Technician

Job Title: Electronics Technician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1804-7_1523019712
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 06, 2018 14:01

Job Description

Sitec are currently recruiting for our client - Perkins Engines - who have a role for an Electronics Technician. This is a contract role for 12 months, to be based at their site in Peterborough.

Perkins Engines, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., is recognised as a leading manufacturer of industrial diesel engines. OEM Manufacturers and users on every continent have, for generations, trusted Perkins Engines to power their world. A strategic partner of the Industrial Power Systems Division of Caterpillar, Global Engine Development is responsible for the execution of engine development programs.

This role will support the Electronic Services in the Facilities Department of Global Engine Development UK. Reporting directly to the GED Facilities Team Leader, this position is based at the dedicated state of the art facility for performance development and product validation. This vacancy is a servicing and maintenance position, with emphasis on electronic and control systems knowledge and experience. The role will assist engineers in conducting technical investigations of current and future instrumentation, components and processes both in laboratory and field environments. Operating in a fast paced and professional technical environment, this role will provide an interesting variety of responsibilities and activities, with the opportunity to work both as part of a wider team and independently utilising initiative.

Key Responsibilities:
o Practical, hands-on responsibility for maintenance & servicing of various instrumentation & equipment
o Operating test equipment and conducting diagnostic investigations
o Panel building and validation
o Total Preventative Maintenance and calibration of electronic equipment
o Wiring harness build and TPM
o Modifications to facility plant/Test rigs and equipment
o Evaluating new products and processes alongside the engineers

Key Competencies:
o Must be able to adapt to a fast paced working environment
o Strong team working skills to assist engineers in technical investigations and processes
o Customer focus
o Must be self-motivated and possess the ability to use own initiative
o Strong attention to detail and focus on quality
o High work standards
o A focus on Safety must always remain a priority

Skills & Experience Required:
o Either Apprentice qualified in a technical apprenticeship with electrical/electronic bias or equivalent extensive industry experience
o Theoretical knowledge or experience of electronics and systems
o The capacity for continuous learning

o Previous experience in calibrations of test equipment
o Knowledge of measurement systems and equipment, an understanding of possible errors within the measurement chain, this includes, (but is not exclusive to): Speed, Torque, Pressure and Temperature

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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