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Vehicle Fitter

  • Role Type
  • Contract

  • Location
  • Shoreham-by-Sea

  • Closing Date
  • 31/12/2021

Job Description

Ricardo is a global world-class, multi-industry consultancy for engineering, technology, project innovation and strategy.  With a century of delivering value, we employee over 2000+ professional consultants, engineers and staff world-wide.

Our people are committed to providing outstanding value through quality engineering solutions focused on high efficiency, low emission, class-leading product innovation and robust strategic implementation.

Our client list includes the world's major transportation Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s), supply chain organizations, energy companies, financial institutions & governments.

Guided by our corporate values of respect, integrity, creativity & innovation and passion we enable our customers to achieve sustainable growth and commercial success

Key responsibilities:

  • We are looking for a confident and competent person with a background in the build and fitting of mechanical and electrical vehicle systems. Working closely with the other members of the team, your role will be to be part of the Special Vehicle Operations:
  • Work to instruction on the fitting of uplift components to production vehicles, they could include but not limited fitting electrical sub-assemblies, mechanical upgrades and hydraulic components.
  • Liaise with production engineers to continuously improve and escalate issues of small-scale production processes of niche components.

Required Experience and Qualifications:

You will hold good general electrical and mechanical fitting skills with practical experience of vehicle systems.

The following are essential requirements:

  • Experience of working on vehicles, plant or machinery.
  • Basic understanding of vehicle electrics, vehicle sub systems and assemblies.
  • Understand and adhere to strict health and safety guidelines.
  • Ability to integrate and work well within a small team.
  • Must be able to provide own basic toolkit - any specialist tools will be provided.

The following would also be advantageous:

  • Flexible work ethic and amenable to additional hours if required.
  • Basic metalworking skills and ability to use test workshop equipment (lathe, milling machine, pillar drill, welder etc.) without necessarily being an expert.