Lead Sub Assembly Technician

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.

We are looking for an experienced technical leader to lead our sub assembly department. You will oversee the department which carries out build and maintenance of race car sub-assemblies in the factory, and supervise a team of Technicians to complete work to specified deadlines.

Key responsibilities:

  • Overall management responsibility of the Sub Assembly Department in the factory.
  • Work to agreed build process and practices.
  • Ensure all lifeing records are maintained and updated throughout the event year.
  • Maintain and oversee all sub assemblies including gearbox, differential, suspension. 
  • Ensure that the assemblies & vehicles worked on are carefully handled and that all reasonable care is taken to prevent any form of damage being caused to them.
  • Ensure all problems are reported through to engineering or the management team as necessary.
  • Work closely with planning team to ensue continuous improvements on assembly process.
  • Manage the teams workload to ensure deadlines are met both on time and to quality expectations.
  • Be prepared to work overtime if requested or as the project requires.

Who are we looking for?

Our ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar senior or supervisory role within Motorsport, with exemplary knowledge of gearbox and motorsport sub-assemblies. You will be highly organised and able to work in a high-pressure environment. 

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.

Come and make a difference.