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Engine Build Technician


Banbury, Oxfordshire, England


Date Posted:

7th October 2022





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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 the Extreme E series and an expanding Rally Raid Championship team and customer programme. 

We are looking for an experienced Engine Build Technician to support our Motorsport Engine Team in assembling Race and Rally engines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Stripping, preparation and assembly of multi cylinder race and rally engines. Our current range comprises of: Dakar V6, Aston Martin V8 twin turbo GTE, GT3 & GT4, Subaru P25; Heritage AML GT1, GT3 & GT4 ,Ferrari GT1 V12, Subaru & MINI WRC
  • Taking the engine right through the build process from stripping, cleaning, inspection, preparation, reassembly, dyno and pre-delivery inspection
  • Ability to work on all areas of the engine, e.g. Cylinder heads, pumps, throttles
  • Build the engines to specification and within homolgation tolerances
  • Maintain build records and lifecheck system
  • Keep engine build records and lifing up to date
  • Identify and address quality issues
  • Liaise with engineers when required
  • Visiting customer teams at their workshops or trackside for support or repairs. This may involve travelling abroad.

Who are we looking for?

Our ideal candidate will have previous experience within Motorsport, building race or rally engines within a professional engine building environment. A motor vehicle or engineering qualification is advantageous but not essential. You will be able to work on your own initiative to tight deadlines, be an excellent team worker and be flexible and willing to attend race events if required.

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
  • 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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