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Vehicle Build Technician

Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
£28,000 to £40,000
Job Type
5 Sep 2022
Prototype Vehicle Build Technician Would you like to put your own mark on a one of a kind product? Create something special? - Truly a one off? Would you like to have variety & different challenges day to day? Are you a Motorsport or Classic car enthusiast? How about the opportunity to use your handiwork and skills & continue gaining experience because you are working on something truly one off and special? Then I may have the next opportunity for you! This is an exciting opportunity to work for a specialist motorsport or vehicle builder as a Vehicle Build Technician. From modern concept vehicles to custom classic rebuilds for the elite, to one off "off the wall" projects like placing an oversized super charged engine into a family vehicle then fitting a killer sound system to it! In this role you will be defining, documenting and tracking how the concept vehicle goes together, using your skills to make the vehicle fit together and ultimately be stunning! What's in it for you? An opportunity to work as part of an enthusiastic and passionate team working in a cutting edge and fast paced environment. A competitive salary and benefits package, working for a well known technical consultancy with a background in both motorsport and high-performance road cars. Including on site gym, discounted car scheme and employee assistance programme. As Vehicle Build Technician you will be required to: Work within the Vehicle Build Technician team under the instruction of either the Principal or designated Senior Technician. Assemble Prototype and Production vehicles to the required standard, as dictated by build manuals and verbal instruction, ensuring timely delivery Provide hands on technical support to the Vehicle Build Technician team Carry out work in adherence to technical drawings, internal and external specifications and build instructions as appropriate ensuring accuracy and process documentation Working with the wider project team to keep production on schedule. Provide engineering feedback during build and identifying improvement opportunities Identify, define and support the introduction of continuous improvement activities in the area Provide support to members of the wider build team Consult on build and quality issues as they arise As Vehicle Build Technician you will have the following experience / qualifications: GCSE- Grades A to C, BTEC First Diploma. Training to City & Guilds, level 2. (NVQ-2). Previous experience of working within a team of Vehicle Build Technicians within the Automotive, Motorsport or Aerospace industries Previous experience of assembling Prototype and Production vehicles to the required standard, as dictated by build manuals ensuring timely delivery Experience of using a variety of handheld tools Experience of working with precision components Demonstrable experience within a role which requires building mechanical or electromechanical components Hands-on experience of whole vehicle builds A background in niche, low volume or motorsport engineering with a broad understanding of vehicle systems Desirable: Electric Vehicle / Hybrid Level 3 (IMI or equivalent) Experience of 'craftsmanship' assembly methods where final fit and appearance is the responsibility of the operator Fabrication and machine shop skills - that include component manufacture and welding steel & aluminium (MIG & TIG) An interest in and knowledge of electric systems Knowledge of working with composite materials and correct technique for cutting/bonding composite materials Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency
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  • Job Reference: 704432620-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Jonathan Lee Recruitment Ltd
    Jonathan Lee Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £28,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent