Based at our Banbury headquarters and leading a small team of composites technicians, you will be focussed on preparing and maintaining all carbon composite bodywork and composite components for our race and rally programmes. The components will have initially been constructed and manufactured at our composites facility in Milton Keynes so in this role you will be responsible for maintaining and developing records, build manuals and codes of practice to ensure consistent high quality standards.
A key member of the race team, there will be significant travel required including full support of the WEC series.
Managing a small team dedicated to delivering a first class composite finishing and repair service
Working closely with Engineers in the development of future products
Lead the introduction and maintenance of good working practices related to Composite manufacturing and finishing
Maintain stock in line with budget and/or Chief Mechanics requirements
Able to read Engineering Drawings and prepare Production Manuals
Ensure Chief Mechanic is aware of any quality or process issues during build and/or repair
Develop procedures and processes to ensure components are handled and stored, reducing/eliminating potential risks for damage
Maintain and develop skill levels of your team
Carry out regular staff appraisals and team meetings, bringing any problems or issues promptly to the attention of race team management
To adopt safe working practices at all times in compliance with Health and Safety regulations and company policy
Prepare risk assessments for equipment and working practices within the composite area
Working with Engineers and Chief Mechanic, set and achieve daily targets
Maintain site standards in accordance with company expectations
To carry other adhoc duties requested by the race team management as the needs of the business may from time to time dictate
Lead and demonstrate flexibility, prepared to work overtime, often without notice, as dictated by the demands of the business
At Prodrive we like to challenge convention. By combining our motorsport ethos with free thinking we create innovative products to short time scales, which inspire our customers in the automotive, aerospace, marine and other sectors to realise their ambitions. We also happen to make championship-winning race and rally cars.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK