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Salary: £30k - 33k per year

Location: Belper, Derbyshire

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 20 Sep 2021

Reference: 5105

Experienced Auto Electrician / Build Technician is required for a world leading automotive company, with a global reputation for quality, passion and performance in Belper on a permanent basis, benefitting from a salary of £30,000 - £33,000 per annum dependant on experience.

This is an exciting and fast-moving role that will require you to be highly organised, comfortable multitasking and able to prioritise workloads.

The Role:

The Auto Electrician / Build Technician will assist in the build and repair of vehicle electrical systems to the manufacturer’s agreed specification. Carrying out diagnostic investigations on reported vehicle defects using laptops, multi-meters and other test equipment to identify faults will also be required.

This is a varied position for the successful Auto Electrician / Build Technician which will draw on their working knowledge of modern automotive systems and electrical systems, circuit diagrams and components.

Key Responsibilities of the Auto Electrician / Build Technician:

      Support vehicle builds in the workshop.

      Builds wiring harnesses.

      Assist with development of harness layouts, vehicle schematics and i-0 lists.

      Read and clear fault codes from all ECU’S.

      Re-flash all ECU’s on the vehicle.

      Use of CANalyzer to take a trace from a vehicle.

      Record/ report issues on vehicle/harness build and vehicles in service.

      Carry out fault finding / diagnostics.

      Report and record change requests on harness development.

      Build electrical sub-assemblies.

      Assist in productionising electrical harnesses.

      Support with site uplift activities.

      Support with electrical investigations – CPAP system.

      Support with the engineering change request process.

      Follow site H&S rules, processes and procedures.

      Maintain electrical workshop.

      Maintain electrical consumable stores, including re-ordering of stock.

      Assist with event, race, and rally activities when required.

Essential skills and experience:

      Previous experience within an Auto Electrician / Build Technician position

      Previous experience developing vehicle harness and schematics.

      A good working knowledge of fault finding and tracing.

      Previous electrical sub-assembly build experience.


Monday – Thursday: 8.00am – 17.15pm

Friday: 8.00am – 14.15pm

Key skills: Auto Electrician / Build Technician / Wiring Harness / Schematics / ECU re-flash / electrical sub-assemblies