No.1 Race Technician

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Peterborough / UK | Race Mechanics

Radical is the world’s largest constructor and manufacturer of open cockpit two-seater race cars and is currently going through an exciting growth period.  As part of this the company is seeking someone to join the team and play an integral part in its future growth.

To be Radical you have to offer something innovative and unique, values which have been at the core of the Company’s philosophy since its inception in 1997. From the very beginning the approach has been to create a whole new niche in the world of motorsport, to which nothing compares.

Radical are now one of the largest producers of racing and track cars in the world selling over 2,500 cars globally in the past two decades.  To sell that many racing cars the package has to be thrilling, dramatic and huge fun to drive.

But the Radical philosophy extends much wider than just high-performance race cars. A championship portfolio at some of the best circuits in the world provides thrilling and highly competitive racing for all customers.

Radical sells its product range to High-Net-Worth Individuals through an independent network of dealers. Radical’s current 30-strong Sales and Aftersales Network spans from Nevada to Sydney via Continental Europe, the Middle East and Asia.  Over 90% of the cars produced are exported from the UK and are sold through Radical’s partners.  The Americas region accounts for over 60% of global sales with 8 dealers in the US, 2 in Canada and 1 in Barbados.

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Organisation
Radical Motorsports Ltd
Reference
RM
Location
Peterborough / UK
Salary / Benefits
See below
Contract Type

Radical Motorsports Group
Do you have a passion for motor sports? Radical Motorsports is offering the opportunity to take the next step in your motor sport career with Radical: we are the world’s largest manufacture and constructor of dedicated track-day and racing cars.


At Radical we have a track record (to use a motorsport metaphor) of providing a platform for growing a career in motorsport.

As Nathan Jones now of Alpine Formula One team says – “Radical gave me the opportunity to learn my trade in a true Motorsport environment which gave me the opportunity to move in to Formula One”.
You will be a generalist in looking after our cars, which again gives the opportunity to specialise in the future.
We have a global customer base of owner-drivers supported by dealers in over 32 territories. Our continued growth and the development of our global race championship framework means we are looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic No.1 Race Technicians to be based at our production facility in Peterborough, although the role will involve significant UK and international travel to race days and events.

Reports to: Works Team Manager
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • This role will involve but not limited to – Full Track Side Support. Taking the lead both at the track and back at Radical Works Team site.
  • Track Side - Keeping the car running smoothly, repairing any damage that might happen to the car, making any necessary tweaks and adjustments to improve the performance of the car.
  • Stripping the car down at the end of the race and building it back up again before a race. 
  • Dealing with an issue as they arise, in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Take part in the pit stops.
  • Site Based- Repairs/maintenance of customer vehicles.

 

You need to be:

  • An excellent team player with a flexible attitude to work.
  • You will have good communication skills and be well organised.
  • You will enjoy problem solving.
  • Being able to work quickly and effectively and excel in pressured situations.
  • Being flexible in terms of working hours and approach
  • Able to follow processes and guidelines.
  • You have a strong will to win!
  • You will have superb attention to detail and work to the highest and safest standards.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Preferably you will be an experienced motorsport technician and ideally have worked within a factory team.
  • The successful candidate will need to exhibit strong mechanical/technical expertise.
  • Computer literate to an appropriate level.
  • Hold a relevant motorsport qualification (desirable)

The candidate must be able to work and currently living in the UK.

  • Immediate start for the right candidate.

 

Benefits:

  • Job Types: Full-time
  • Salary: Based on experience
  • Working Hours: 40 over 5 days, Saturday and Sunday working involved to attend race meetings.
  • Schedule: 8 hour shift
  • 20 days Holiday including plus 8 bank holidays.
  • Company Pension Contribution matched to 4%.
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