No 1 Technician (Rally)

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Organisation
Prodrive
Reference
MSN1TRR0124
Sector
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 an expanding Rally Raid Championship team and customer programme, with races including Dakar in the calendar. 

We are looking for a No 1 Technician to work within the Rally Raid team ensuring cars, spares and equipment are prepared on time and carrying out any other tasks as dictated by the Chief Technician and Engineering department. Extended periods of worldwide travel are required.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Carry out work competently and within the times laid down by the Chief Technician.
  • Keep the Chief Technician informed at all times of any additional work necessary on a car during build or repair. 
  • Lead the team of Technicians at the factory and on event, ensuring the car preparation is to the highest standard and on time.
  • Perform on-event and workshop maintenance as required by the Chief Technician. 
  • Ensure car is always to the correct specification.
  • Interact with other departments, in turn ensuring there are no un-necessary delays.
  • Provide guidance, coaching and training to ensure your team are meeting agreed quality and performance targets and develop at a pace aligned with their potential.
  • Adopt safe working practices at all times in compliance with Health and Safety regulations and company policy, drawing to the attention of the Chief Technician any matter of concern relating to safety of equipment or safety procedures they cannot resolve.
  • Carry out other adhoc duties requested by the Team management as the needs of the business may from time to time dictate.

 

Who are we looking for?

Our ideal candidate will have previous experience as a No 1 or No 2 Technician within a Rally team, with a strong ability to understand and interpret the build specification of a full car set up. You will have the ability to follow build and operational procedures accurately, be a team player and a good communicator with teammates, engineers and management. Good attention to detail is required, along with a flexible approach and preparedness to work overtime as dictated by the demands of the business.

 

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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