B2B Motor Dyno Technician

Location: Woking, GB

Job Title:                        B2B Motor Dyno Technician

Function:                        Production and Supply Chain 

Reporting to:                 Test Operations Manager

Date of preparation:     June 2021 

 

 

Background

The world around us is experiencing significant change, the greatest in generations. 

At McLaren Applied, we’re accelerating the response to that change. Our vision is that our people and technologies will pioneer a better future.  Our mission is to achieve breakthroughs in performance.

We’re at the cutting edge of innovation in industries including automotive transportation and motorsport. We create solutions that drive efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

We want to help to reduce the carbon footprint and become more sustainable.  Our focus is on electrification and telemetry, control and analytics.

To deliver efficient lightweight electric powertrain and vehicle development; motorsport solutions that make series more sustainable and efficient; reliable connectivity solutions for transportation and insightful analytics and monitoring of transport fleets.

By applying our expertise, we deliver real benefits and pioneer a better future.

Function 

Getting to work within advanced electrification systems that power some of the highest performance cars across motorsport and automotive isn’t an opportunity most people get. As a B2B Motor Dyno Technician, you will run our dyno projects to ensure our performance meets the expectations of the industry.

Purpose of the Role

  • Being a Motor Dyno Technician, you will be swapping between different projects on the B2B Motor Dyno, from a mechanical & electrical safety point, quickly & efficiently with minimal issues.
  • Able to operate the B2B Dyno safely & effectively while testing & signing off specific systems (motors & inverters).
  • You already have been involved in system signoff as per engineering specification, while carrying out all tasks with minimal risk to personnel, equipment, environment & units while considering safety at all times.
  • Able to work between the engineering & production teams, allowing for greater and more accurate communication between the team members and different projects using the B2B Dyno
  • Able to find issues with units used in the field or in systems for different seasons, which were not built to the correct or specified standard from the supplier, eg. Phase cables.
  • Booking, Scheduling & Documenting of B2B Dyno, Maintenance & Calibration of Equipment & Instrumentation, Maintaining of Mechanics, Spares, Storage Hut & Workshop, swapping over between different Systems & Projects using the B2B Dyno, Testing & Signing Off Units on the B2B Dyno, Health & Safety of the B2B Dyno Facility.
  • Able to work alongside Engineering teams to fulfil their test needs on the B2B Motor Dyno

Principal Accountabilities

  • To competently follow predefined electronic hardware test processes to deliver products.
  • Perform test activities before and during product manufacturing.
  • Delivers test requirements by following instructions/processes.
  • Maintain both operating documentation and life of components, and manufacturing/test documentation to achieve full standards of traceability.
  • Work directly with customers on occasions to assist with testing of components and systems.
  • Electronics assembly test support.
  • Fully contribute to the process of continuous improvements and company goal of achieving zero defects in accordance with ISO9001 certified quality management systems requirements.
  • Use standard bench top test equipment such as oscilloscopes, function generators, multimeters etc to execute tests.
  • Wiring harness build, preferably system-25/MIL experience (Motorsport)
  • Mechanical build/ assembly
  • Make on build experience
  • Understanding of Technical Drawings 
  • Wiring schedules – understanding/drawing
  • Fault finding of electronic systems, electronic circuits and assemblies to component level

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Good GCSE grades or equivalent in English and Maths.
  • ONC, HNC or equivalent in an electronic discipline desirable.
  • Have a good understanding of both mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Previous knowledge of with Hybrid and/or Electric Vehicle High Voltage hardware would be an advantage.
  • General understanding of industry standards and regulations to ensure guidelines are followed and machinery and equipment are operated safely.
  • Good attention to detail to allow you to maintain or exceed high levels of production/test standards and efficiency.
  • Ability to fully contribute to the process of continuous improvements.
  • Good understanding of working in a similar high technology environment.

 

 

Values and Behaviours

 

You will be a key representative of McLaren Technology Group’s Values and Behaviours.

 

All employees must ensure compliance with the Company Health and Safety Policy, and all relevant other statutory Health and Safety legislation.

 

This job description may not detail all duties allocated to the post holder, nor cover duties of a similar nature which are commensurate with the role, which may from time to time be reasonably required by the relevant manager.

 

 

McLaren Applied are committed to Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) and promote DEI in all we do