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Motorsport Transmission Technician

  • Role Type
  • Contract

  • Location
  • Leamington Spa

  • Closing Date
  • 31/03/2022

Job Description

Summary of Job Function:

Assembly of Motorsport and high value driveline systems for a variety of customers.

Primarily base at Ricardo’s Midland Technical Centre in Leamington spa this role could involve occasional travel to other Ricardo or customer locations (including overseas) for short-medium periods and sometimes at short notice. 


Minimum GCSE in Mathematics and English (Grade C or above). Likely to have served a traditional apprenticeship. Further Vocational qualifications and advantage.


  • Experience in the assembly of complex, high precision mechanical, hydraulic components.
  • Precision measurement from first principles using manual measurement equipment.
  • Ability to read engineering design and assembly drawings.


  • Working as part of a team to achieve team objectives.
  • Good communication skills with ability to talk to customers and sensitivity to commercial factors.
  • Clear, logical thinker with the ability to understand and solve problems.

IT Skills:

  • Intermediate level of PC and general computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel.

Pay Rates:

  • PAYE: £19.49/hr (plus £1.03/hr retainer bonus paid out on completion of contract)
  • UMB: £26.19/hr (plus £1.39/hr retainer bonus)

Hours of Work:

Standard Monday to Friday, day shift. 37 hours per week.