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Diagnostic Engineer

Dunton / Basildon
19 Feb 2021
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Job Description

Order:                              53887

Location:                         Basildon, Essex

Contract duration:        Initially approx. to the end of 2021

Hourly Rate:                   £20.84 Umbrella Co Basis - increasing to £26.40 Umbrella Co after 12 weeks under AWR (to be classed inside IR35)

Hours:                              Full-Time – Standard 37.5 Hours Per Week

Job Title:                         Diagnostic Engineer


Position Description:

** Diagnostic Engineer **

This position is within Global Diagnostic Procedures Group. The group deals with writing and maintaining diagnostic for use by dealers on the Dealer Tools, namely, FDRS and EtisIDS, PTS.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the development of diagnostic procedures & tool software. Work will include Current Model vehicles and Future Models diagnostic strategies and software.


Skills Required:

Use of Vector toolsets like CANAlyser, DET Tool or suitable CAN Bus equivalent.

Excellent, demonstratable, interpersonal, project management and communication skills.

Excellent PC Skills.


Skills Preferred:

Master mechanic, hands on experience fault finding on complex vehicles, previously written diagnostic content Use of CAN tools like CANoe, Candella , Kvaser or equivalent.

Some experience of writing or using high-level computer software packages (eg. C++)


Experience Required:

Working knowledge of Electrical and Powertrain vehicle systems and architectures - Good knowledge of CAN Bus networks in vehicle systems and diagnostic messaging philosophy.


Experience Preferred:

Working with an Electrical or Powertrain diagnostics environment

Experience of simulation, Yellow Board and vehicle testing desired

Experience of diagnostic authoring or programming vehicle diagnostics through tools such as Bosch GradeX, SPA or use of OTX is desirable.

Working knowledge of Dealer Diagnostic tools IDS/FDRS/EtisIDS desired

Familiarity with any of these Systems WERS, Sharepoint, IVS (& GIVIS), ETIS, OASIS, BSAQ, GCQIS and E-tracker.


Additional Information:


Very occasional trips to Germany, a dealership or vehicle assembly plant

You will be part of a global team and be responsible for an area of vehicles such as the engine, suspension, seats. The team roles do change in time and depending on candidate if a preferred vehicle system is identified we aim to adjust the team to suit the candidates incoming skills and experience. Team members have both been recruited from a both dealership role in the past (such as master technician) and via academic education.

Ideal candidate would be a former master technician, who can understand new technologies quickly, able to work with the vehicle design teams and lay out the diagnostic steps required to be taken by the technician in order to solve vehicle issues


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Our Clients are unable to provide sponsorship for Tier 2 General Visas; therefore, only candidates eligible to work in the UK need apply!
Caresoft Global Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency. 
We are an independent highly-experienced recruitment consultancy dedicated to specialist markets within the Automotive, Aerospace, Agricultural & Construction Industries. 
No terminology within this advert is intended to unlawfully discriminate on the grounds of age, sex, race or disability and we welcome all applications.

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