Operations Academy - Assembly Technician

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Job no: 497591
Work type: Permanent, Academy Trainee
Location: Brixworth
Department: Engine Build (Div)

Purpose of the role is to…

  • Support routine and essential tests through working to strict Standard Oprerating Procedures and Work Instructions  
  • Coordinating the archiving, sourcing and disposal of mileaged parts in line with relevant build policies. (e.g. Filter and component patch testing, Tangential load measurement of piston rings)
  • To support the investigation into build generated faults and support the containment and counter measure actions needed, to include updating the database actions and status
  • To support the ongoing preventative maintenance tasks that help builds progress at pace (e.g. Cleaning line checks)
  • Maintain and improve the daily reporting of status in each area



Be skilled at…

  • Completion of manual assembly operations to produce operations in a safe manner.  Work should be done to a pre-determined quality standard using approved methods in which training has been received. 
  • Adhering to agreed delivery schedules.
  • Adherence to our SOP’s and Quality Management System processes
  • Constructive reporting of quality issues via the non-conformance process and the fault database
  • Maintenance and continuous improvement of our clean build environment
  • Maintenance of allocated equipment through basic TPM controls and early reporting of issues

Have experience of…

  • Self organisation of requested tasks in order to complete these in a safe and efficient manner
  • Powerunit components (primarily internal combustion engine)

Demonstrate knowledge of…

  • Similar relevant experience of high quality engineering environment
  • Ability to work to high levels of quality and cleanliness
  • PC literacy including MS office products
  • Ability to work safely in line with HPP protocols (RA’s, PPE, etc..)


  • Flexible in working hours to ensure tasks are completed to meet test and race schedules
  • Open to a wide and varied list of tasks and activities





Success in this role will be if you… (deliverables)

  • Adhere to pre-determined Quality standards
  • Adhere to agreed delivery timescales
  • Continually improve the operations or tasks through flowing ideas and gaining agreements for any changes
  • Adapt to the changing circumstances of a fast paced racing program


Additional information…

  • Specifically the job will look at the following tasks and activities (Training will be given)
  • Support
  • Daily review new Formula 1 Build faults and review with the fault owners, Update the fault on the database and commence work to support containing the faults and countermeasures to mitigate any future reoccurrence (This will be working with the Build Faults supporting team)
  • Weekly review with Build team the status of stored archived components in the Plant room to ensure access remains clear and no flammable items have been moved into the area

This is an entry level position offering:

  • £23,500 salary
  • 36 days annual leave
  • 12 month fixed term contract
  • Success in this role, could lead to an apprenticeship with us!

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