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Senior Assembly Technician (Motorsport)

  • Role Type
  • Permanent

  • Location
  • Leamington Spa

  • Closing Date
  • 31/07/2022

Job Description

Summary of Job Function

Assembly of Low volume, 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 of motorsport transmission/gearbox assembly strongly preferred. However, experience of assembly of other complex, high precision mechanical systems/components within a motorsport industry may also be considered.
  • 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.