Prototype Build Technician

Rate: £16.85 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 28894bu

Expiration date: 13 May 2018


To build, prepare, service and maintain Aston Martin prototype vehicles / bucks to facilitate both whole vehicle & component testing in line with design verification programme objectives of all future AM products.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Preparation & shakedown of prototype vehicles/bucks for DVP testing, attribute sign-off events, mileage accumulation.
  • Carry out servicing and safety checks on prototype vehicles.
  • Support prototype test vehicles whilst on test, both in the UK and abroad.
  • Manufacture /sub-assembly of relevant components
  • Assembly of components and fit to vehicle / buck in sequence of build and to process planning sheets or work request sheet.
  • Will have experience working with Hydrid or Electric vehicles or working with High Voltage systems in Automotive applications
  • The post holder will undertake other duties as may be required to achieve the Company’s objectives, commensurate with the grading of the post.

 Qualification & Experience:

  • Full Apprenticeship (Motor Vehicle background) ideally to HNC level
  • Experience of working with Prestige Vehicles
  • Work experience preparing and supporting Prototype test vehicles.
  • Understanding of computer systems and software including MS Word & Excel. 
  • Knowledge of Aston Martin Product would be an advantage

 Personal Attributes:

  • Team player but also able to work independently
  • Self-starting, relishes challenges
  • Problem solver
  • Flexible and adaptable to new situations