Composite Technician (Race Team)

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Organisation
Prodrive
Reference
CLI-15
Location
Banbury
Salary / Benefits
competitive salary plus benefits
Contract Type

At Prodrive we believe there’s no limit to what can be achieved when the brightest minds come together. Joining one focused and driven team, you will challenge boundaries in order to change the game for our customers. We are the world’s leading independent motorsport company and the business behind some of the greatest names and achievements in motorsport over the last 40 years. Our skilled Technicians, Mechanics, Fabricators and Engineers work together every step of the way to design, build and run elite competition cars on the track and off-road across the globe. For more than 15 years we have been the team behind Aston Martin Racing and our GT Customer race programme is experiencing unprecedented growth. We are also involved in the Extreme E series. 

We are looking for a Composite Technician within the race team to maintain all carbon composite bodywork and composite components, and ensuring quality of work and presentation of the panels meet the agreed standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver a first-class composite finishing and repair service on and off event
  • Prepare and maintain all composites components to a high presentation level
  • Ensure Composites Lead Technician is aware of any quality or process issues during build and/or repair
  • Adopt safe working practices always in compliance with Health and Safety regulations and company policy
  • Work with Lead Technician and Chief Mechanic to set and achieve daily targets
  • Maintain site standards in accordance with company expectations
  • Carry other adhoc duties requested by the Race Team management as the needs of the business may from time to time dictate
  • Demonstrate flexibility, prepared to work overtime, often without notice, as dictated by the demands of the business

Who are we looking for?

Our ideal candidate will have previous experience within a composites or panel build role for race or rally cars within Motorsport, Sportscar or similar. You will have experience using carbon fibre, with the ability to work with minimum supervision.

What can we offer you?

  • An attractive salary which will grow in line with your ongoing development and impact
  • 25 days holiday (which increases with long service) with an opportunity to purchase up to 15 extra days
  • Competitive lieu day policy
  • Training opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Onsite subsidised staff restaurant
  • Car and pension salary sacrifice schemes
  • Cyclescheme
  • Exercise classes
  • Paid time off for volunteering
  • Consultations with our Fit 4 Life expert
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Exclusive company discounts
  • Life assurance

We are an equal opportunities employer

At Prodrive we are committed to attracting and nurturing the best talent and creating an inclusive workplace. We value individual differences and diversity amongst all staff so that everyone has the widest opportunities to maximise their potential. We aim to ensure that no job applicant is placed at a disadvantage by practices or requirements which disproportionately impact protected groups and which are not justified by the demands of the job. If you feel you are right for this role, we welcome your application.

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