Posted 5 months ago

R&D Technician (Technical Centre)

Permanent role (37hrs per week +OT), reporting to Team Leader


Primarily responsible for: Jig building / fixtures / tooling. Also involved in Vehicle Testing & Projects.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Jigs / Fixtures & Prototype Building

– Fabrication of manufacturing jigs / fixtures & tooling for products of all types

– Fabrication of prototype samples as per design specifications

– Jig refurbishment / cleaning / repairs

– Painting of jigs & samples as required

– Project work

2. Testing of products on vehicles (passenger cars)

– Fitment and performance testing of original equipment & prototype designs

– Testing / approval of prototypes, in accordance with EU Legislative requirements

– Development of test systems and fabrication of prototypes for testing

– Operation of test equipment / rigs

– Collection / delivery of test vehicles

– Vehicle Maintenance (basic checks)



  • Metal fabrication / engineering workshop experience – required
  • MIG Welding skills – for metal fixtures fabrication – required
  • Machine shop experience (operating of lathe / milling machine) – required
  • Capable of working in a team, as well as independently – required
  • Ability to read and understand CAD drawings / specifications – required
  • Full driving licence- required
  • Knowledge / Experience of company products / manufacturing -Advantageous
  • Paint spraying experience -Advantageous
  • Ability to use a P.C. -Advantageous
  • General interest & knowledge in motor vehicles, and repairs -Advantageous
  • FLT driving experience -Advantageous

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