Prototype Transmission Build Technician

Ref No. BHN533654
Location Leamington Spa, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months)
Job Status Open


A market leading automotive consultancy is looking for a confident and competent person with a strong background in mechanical fitting, Test, electric machine and transmission systems or rotation machinery to join their team in the West Midlands.


Prototype Transmission Build Experience

The Job

We are looking for an experienced and competent transmission build technician to support our growing portfolio of transmission testing projects. You will have a strong background in strip and build of prototype transmission systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strip and build of prototype transmissions following build book instructions
  • Fault finding of transmission build and manufacturing issues
  • Strip and inspection of unfamiliar transmissions without instruction
  • Have a fundamental understanding of different transmission types, functions and components
  • Responsible for maintaining good housekeeping of facilities and workshops

Experience and Education

  • Must have extensive experience of strip and build of multiple types of transmissions
  • Be able to follow a prototype build manual to assemble first off prototype transmissions
  • Familiar with accurate measurement techniques and able to utilise these to support bespoke build characteristics (Manual or CMM)
  • Good mechanical understanding of prototype build processes and ability to identify design and manufacturing faults
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings and validate manufactured parts quality

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills with a logical mindset
  • Self-motivated and resilient
  • Able to work flexibly to achieve deadlines
  • Ability to tackle unfamiliar tasks with limited guidance or supervision

Katy Penny
manages this role


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