Race Mechanic (Want2Race – Blyton Park)

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Organisation
Want2Race
Reference
CLI-1101
Location
Blyton
Salary / Benefits
£23,000-£25,000
Contract Type

Ginetta is an exciting and dynamic company that has grown to become one of the most significant players on the global motorsport scene.

 

Based in Leeds, Ginetta has been building British road and race cars since 1958. In 2005, the company was purchased by LNT Group, which consists of Construction, Chemicals, Automotive and Software companies, under the guidance of Chairman and founder Lawrence Tomlinson.

 

Since then, ‘The British Motorsport Company’ has enjoyed rapid expansion; scaling up production to support global exports, running multiple successful domestic championships and expanding its offering with supporting brands including Want2race, Blyton Park and Sim Track.

 

The Role

The ideal candidate will have a professional, forward thinking and positive approach to managing all aspects of the W2R track support and workshop activities. A clear communicator and can-do attitude with focus on quality of work carried out and excellence in customer service.

 

Salary - £23,000-£25,000

 

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Professional presentation of track & race cars both mechanically & aesthetically at events
  • Support customers at track events including track days, testing and race weekends.
  • Carry out preparation of race vehicles to a high standard in the workshop
  • Maintain race vehicles and track day customer vehicles to high standard
  • Professional appearance of team workshop and trucks at all times

 

Key Skills:

  • Experienced mechanic including service, repairs, rebuilds and chassis dynamics (minimum 2 years mechanic experience).
  • Great communicator and customer service.
  • Hands on approach and good work ethic.
  • Presentable with attention to detail who takes pride in their work.
  • Team player with a passion for motorsport.
  • HGV Licence

 

Additional Info:

Based predominantly at Blyton Park Circuit Lincolnshire, the candidate may also be required to work from Ginetta HQ in Garforth, Leeds.
Weekend work as required to look after W2R’s rookie race series drivers. Fixed rate overtime paid.

 

Event work and travel essential as part of the role with valid passport required for European events and travel.
B+C or Class 1 or 2 driving licence advantage but not essential. Driver training provided for candidates looking to obtain their HGV licence.
1 month induction period at Ginetta HQ Leeds with full training given.

 

To apply please send your CV and covering letter including:

 

Why you think you are perfect for the role at W2R
Current notice period

 

When completed, email to recruitment@lntgroup.co.uk or post to:

 

Recruitment

LNT Group

Helios 47

Isabella Road

Garforth

Leeds  LS25 2DY

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