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Technical Documentation Engineer

LOCATION:

Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

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Date Posted:

18th November 2022

Sector:

Motorsport

Industry:

Engineering

Job Type:

Permanent

Reference:

MSTDE1022

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 a Technical Documentation Engineer to join the Motorsport Chassis Design office, to work across all motorsport projects including Aston Martin Racing, BRX Dakar and Prodrive P25.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creation of new technical documentation to support all Prodrive Motorsport projects, including:
    • Technical updates
    • Build manuals & assembly documentation
    • Spare parts manuals
    • User manuals
    • Update existing documentation in line with engineering change releases
    • Liaison with other departments, particularly workshop
    • Drive continuous improvement for all documentation processes

Skills/attributes:

  • Experience in a mechanical engineering background, dealing with complex engineering assemblies, ideally (but not essentially) automotive builds
  • Good understanding of the typical demands of discerning customers
  • Ability to manage and prioritise workload in a high-performance team
  • Solid experience with MS Office and basic image editing software
  • Experience of 3D CAD would be beneficial, but not essential
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • High attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic and effective team member
  • Proven record of producing high-quality professional documentation using technical English

What we offer in return:  

  • 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


An amount of flexible working or part-time working can be discussed if desired.

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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