Prototype Mechanics

Job role: Fixed Term Hire Prototype Mechanics

Salary: £34,885 pa (£17.89ph)

Hours per week: 37.5

Location: Ford Dunton Campus, Essex

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At Ford Motor Company we’re working to revolutionize mobility, fuelled by new challenges and creating solutions to build a better world for everyone. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility within Commercial Vehicles (CV), we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow’s transportation. 

We’re looking for talent that wants to take us somewhere new with a passion for bringing innovative, exciting and sustainable ideas to life. 

The Role 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Ford Prototype Build team at their Dunton Campus in Basildon, Essex. We are looking for a number of Vehicle Electricians and Mechanics to join our existing teams on a fixed term hire as we accelerate our transition to Electrified and Autonomous vehicles. 


Typical day to day duties will involve :

Building and maintenance of prototype vehicles 
The removal, testing, reworking and refitting of vehicle / powertrain components and subsystems

To excel in the role, you will need: 

  • Applicants must have completed an industry recognised Automotive apprenticeship (Mechanical and / or Electrical & normally 4 years in duration) 
  • Applicants must also have completed industry recognised qualifications (City & Guilds/ BTEC / NVQ /HNC etc)
  • The ability to read engineering drawings and work to engineering instructions
  • A strong team player with good communication and IT skills
  • Applicants must have a full UK driving licence

Experience required:

  • Experience in Vehicle & Engine fitting and testing.
  • Experience in working in a dealership environment
  • Experience in maintaining compliance for ISO 9001/ 14001 systems

Our values 

We rely on, respect, and care for each other. We build networks and partners without boundaries. We welcome everyone's unique contributions, communicate candidly, and work together as ONE team - we are a family.


Competitive Salary

Ford is committed to diversity and equality of opportunity for all and is opposed to any form of less favourable treatment or harassment on the grounds of gender, marital status, civil partnership status, parental status, race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion/belief, gender reassignment and gender identity, age and those with caring responsibilities.

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