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Panel Build and Composite Technician


Banbury, Oxfordshire, England


Date Posted:

24th June 2022





Job Type:




Prodrive is the world championship winning team behind some of the greatest names and achievements in world motorsport. Our skilled Technicians, Mechanics, Fabricators and Engineers work together every step of the way to design, build and then 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 are the team behind an expanding Dakar works team and customer programme. 

Are you looking for your next role as an experienced Panel Build / Composite Technician? Working as part of an award-winning team in Banbury, you will play a key role in preparing and assembling panel sets and composite components for all variations of Prodrive builds, including GT, Off Road and Heritage vehicles.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assembly of panel sets for GT, Off Road and Heritage
  • Composite repairs and refinishing of event bodywork
  • Trimming and bonding of composite components
  • Working from technical drawings
  • Liaise with Engineers on technical updates
  • Liaise with the Supervisor for car & panel build specifications
  • Maintenance of equipment and filtration area
  • Streamline build procedures as a priority. All panel specifications should be documented and routed through the correct departments, i.e. Purchasing, Stores, Fabrication, Paint Shop etc through to final car build area
  • Reporting of non-conformance issues to Engineering
  • Liaise with external suppliers for paint and finishing timelines

Who we are looking for…

Our ideal candidate will have previous experience within composites or panel build for Race or Rally cars within Motorsport, Sportscar or similar, as well as experience using Carbon Fibre. The world of Motorsports is ever changing so we need someone who is flexible, reliable, hardworking and has a real passion for what they do!

What we offer in return

A modern, spacious working environment with free onsite parking, competitive salaries as well as a tailored range of benefits, which include: pension and car salary sacrifice schemes, life assurance, free fitness assessments and advice from our ‘Fit 4 Life team’, a subsidised canteen, onsite exercise classes, 25 days holiday, with an opportunity to purchase extra, an attractive lieu-day policy and company discounts.

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