Chief Mechanic

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Organisation
ERT Formula E Team
Reference
VAC-4223
Location
Silverstone / UK
Salary / Benefits
Competitive
Contract Type

General Summary:

This position reports to the Race Team Manager and is responsible for managing a team of mechanics to build, service and operate the team’s race and test cars.

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the physical build, set-up, maintenance and running of the teams race and test cars
  • Assist in the planning & scheduling of car build and race team workflow for all race and test events
  • Play an integral part in the effective communication between the engineering and mechanical departments
  • Management a small team of mechanics ensuring compliance with team procedures and health and safety
  • Manage the race and test team freight and equipment allocation
  • Assist in managing car build specifications
  • Monitor and forecast spare parts and consumables inventory
  • Manage and maintain race event garage presentation
  • Ensure all pit equipment is respectfully treated & any issues reported & actioned upon
  • Assist in managing car and part mileage records as well as service scheduling
  • Assist in managing general workshop upkeep
  • Documenting of any mechanical faults or failures and contributing to corrective measures
  • Form good relationships with key suppliers

 

Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

  • Suitable experience in high level motorsport
  • Ability to supervise others and communicate effectively
  • The ability to consistently work to the highest level with an exceptional attitude towards attention to detail.
  • Proficient all-round computer skills.
  • A broad mechanical knowledge with an understanding of all disciplines of manufacturing

 

The role will require extensive international travel and weekend work.

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