Prototype Technician

Employer
Marc Brunel Limited
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Jul 2022

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
To build, fabricate, and troubleshoot our clients prototype components and assemblies for their classic vehicles. This role lies at the heart of their development program and requires a skilled hand, mind, and eye to ensure that every component on the prototypes is built to a high standard and ready to endure rigorous testing.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Work with prototype build manager to ensure vehicles are built to high standards regarding robustness, clearances, and safety.
  • Fabricate components as necessary to assist in build program. This includes sheet metal work, welding, light machining and wiring.
  • Work with engineers and build manager to develop and enforce standard build practices such as build books, proper torque specifications, clearance requirements, etc.
  • Ensure proper flow of communication and documentation during build, including schedules, faults, and necessary design changes.
  • Maintain and specify changes/upgrades to prototype build area including tooling, storage, safety equipment.
  • Perform risk assessments of relevant activities around prototype vehicles.

Skills:
  • Demonstrated excellence in prototype vehicle build environment.
  • Creative, lateral thinking to find both temporary and permanent solutions.
  • Examples of working to high standards in build process including documentation, build checks, signoffs, etc.
  • Ability to communicate succinctly and clearly about needs and issues.

Attributes:
  • Hands-on experience either in professional or personal environments (Personal projects, working with factory floor, etc).
  • Experience working in small, collaborative environments.
  • Ability to create and maintain their own momentum in workplace.
  • Evidence of lateral thinking in agile environments.
  • Good attitude and optimistic towards future.
  • Strong work ethic and genuine humility.

Qualifications:

(Essential)
  • 5+ years automotive prototype experience
  • Some form of high voltage training
  • Automotive background

(Desirable)
  • 10+ years prototype vehicle experience
  • Hands-on experience with EV / PHEV vehicles
  • Advanced high voltage training
  • Experience with vehicle restoration

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