Senior Technician

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14th November


Lyons Park, Coventry

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A leading premium automotive business and leading to move towards electric autonomous vehicles.



The team's function is to support Engineering Operations in their objective of achieving ‘timely, quality' product releases through supporting the overall Product 'cycle plan'. In doing so, the team and all individuals within it, are required to be responsive to their customer needs and requirements.

In this role you will work within the Emissions Facilities supporting the development of the next generation and current generation = state of the art of JLR products be it conventional Combustion Engines or new Technology such as Battery powered with Electric Drive Units and Control systems or a mixture of both in Hybrid systems. You will work as an individual and as part of a team to keep the facility and equipment within the facility compliant for Certification and Development testing across all Product Development sites.

This Technician role will operate across the facility conducting activities to ensure that the team provide the capability to accurately measure vehicle/engine emissions and deliver a high-quality facility to fulfil customer testing requirements. The core responsibility of the role will be performing scheduled maintenance, servicing and fault rectification activities across the facilities, and any other activities assigned by its reporting manager. They will be responsible for providing and maintaining processes and ensuring that productive capability is maintained. The main activities need strong technical capability and require critical and analytical reasoning, robust planning, co-ordination and control of own workload.  As a technician you will be supporting a wide range of engineering customers, skilled test facility operators, suppliers, external agencies and organisations in order to provide continuity of testing and assurance that our facility and output meet the requirements of established international standards for laboratory accreditation, and as established in local requirements (e.g. BS EN versions).



  • Diagnose Equipment issues, own the issue and use available resources resolve.
  • The raising of eTrackers, tracking and managing them through to closure, to minimise facility downtime.
  • Analysis of test data and evaluation of findings to provide solutions and move test activity forward.
  • Interpretation of test data and communication to customers. Data driven diagnosis and rectification of issues, engagement of support teams to facilitate resolution.
  • Perform routine maintenance on test equipment during scheduled down time.
  • Perform periodic calibration on test equipment.
  • Function test and service of test equipment.
  • Preventative maintenance of test equipment.
  • Identify and ensure the right equipment is available at the right time with key information to enable test delivery.
  • Adhere to Health and Safety guidelines.
  • Setup of ancillary systems and equipment, adjustment of limits and parameters for safe running and quality output.
  • Guidance and training of testers and apprentices, creation of internal test instructions and local process documents.
  • Adhere to quality standards.
  • Engineering Hygiene through 5s methodology
  • Work shifts as required to meet project needs.
  • May be required to travel to and work at other sites as required.
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested.
  • Maintain the 5S of the facilities and other areas as required.




  • An indentured apprenticeship or educated to Level 3 or higher in a Systems, Mechanical, or Electrical/Electronics Engineering related field
  • Proven ability to plan, co-ordinate and control own workflow and achieve quality results.
  • Proven skills in fault finding and resolution, problem analysis and root-cause identification are crucial, as is a methodical, logical approach to work.
  • Experience with physical maintenance activities.
  • Calibration and Instrumentation knowledge
  • Emissions, Mechanical and Electrical skills and knowledge.
  • A detailed understanding of electrical/mechanical measurement techniques.
  • The ability to validate, prepare and read electrical/mechanical/flow diagrams.
  • Understanding of Health and Safety requirements including adherence to Risk Assessments, COSHH and other relevant H&S regulations.
  • Computer literate, including Microsoft Office competency to produce plans, presentations, graphs, process and SPL documents.
  • Commitment, flexibility, self-motivation, robust clear communication.

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