Electrical Technician - Jaguar TCS Racing

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Kidlington, Oxfordshire / UK | Electric Vehicles, Electrician, Technicians

In 2010 Williams Grand Prix Engineering – the company behind the Williams F1 team – began diversifying its operations. The division that was established became WAE. Initially WAE provided innovative technology across a range of sectors, but demand for its services quickly increased and its focus sharpened. Soon the company established itself as a leader in electrification and energy storage. In 2022 WAE was acquired by Fortescue Metals Group (FMG).

Our roots are firmly fixed in motorsport, and so is our future. Our dedicated motorsport team currently provide the electrical systems for almost all the electric race series. We’re also the sole battery suppliers to the LMDh series. We apply the technical expertise we gain from this fast-moving world across all relevant electrification programmes.

Since 2013, we’ve helped our clients to achieve 98 Poles, 249 Podiums, 96 Wins, 9 Driver Championships & 8 Manufacturer Championships to date.

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Organisation
Fortescue WAE
Reference
VAC-4168
Location
Kidlington, Oxfordshire / UK
Salary / Benefits
Competitive
Contract Type

ACCELERATE YOUR CAREER 

Fortescue WAE exists to accelerate the advantage and impact of our clients. We do it through innovative engineering and technology that solves complex problems and brings a step-change in weight, speed, and efficiency. Join us to help fulfil our mission to accelerate an efficient, electric, and sustainable future.

An opportunity has arisen for an Electrical Technician to join the Jaguar TCS Racing department in a rapidly expanding and exciting work environment. The purpose of the role is to work with the Lead electrical build and support technician to ensure all electrical operations and equipment are in line with requirements.

 

Job role:

  • To manufacture electrical harnesses and other electrical assemblies.
  • Ensure that all assemblies are built to a build procedure and that build checklists (where applicable) are completed and are visible for inspection. 
  • To assemble and disassemble as required race/test cars and components, ensuring they are built to the agreed standards and that any discrepancies are highlighted and agreed.
  • To ensure that all faults are reported.
  • Attend Race, Test or PR events as required.
  • Complete tasks given within allowable time frames.
  • Proactively support others to complete their tasks.
  • Occasionally work longer and unsociable hours, when required.
  • Record and work with department performance measures to identify the cause of any downtime or delays.
  • Assist in Identify ways to improve the department and personnel performance.
  • Maintain positive relationships with all other factory departments and team Personnel. 
  • Maintain high standard of staff and department presentation.

 

You’ll have:

  • Electrical Harness build experience essential
  • Familiar with system 25, autosport connectors, fine gauge wiring
  • Previous motorsports experience essential

 

We’ll provide:

  • Training to add to your existing skills and accelerate your career
  • A supportive and empowering work environment

 

Application deadline:

The closing date for applications is 8th March 2024.

 

Location:

Kidlington, Oxfordshire 

This role will include working at the head office in Grove until an office move to Kidlington in spring 2024.

 

Disclaimers and DEI:

You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. At Fortescue WAE we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills. Fortescue WAE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments.