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Auto Electrician

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Salary: £22.27 - 25.99 per hour

Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 05 Dec 2018

Reference: 4120 - KA

An experienced Auto Electrician required to join a Global OEM in Gaydon on a pay rate of £22.27 - £25.99 per hour.

A world leading, automotive manufacturer of prestige and high valued motor vehicles is seeking an Auto-Electrician to join their Automotive Design Team. With an ever-evolving heritage, truly exciting future and two of the world’s most iconic brands, our client is well known across the globe for continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, setting the standards others want to follow.

They are currently seeking to recruit an experienced Auto Electrician on an ongoing contract basis with long term, ongoing or permanent opportunities for the right candidate.

This job role requires a strong level of experience on electrical systems, with a preference on automotive. Any further knowledge on electronics, infotainment and microcontrollers is beneficial. You will need to have a willingness to learn new systems and skills.

The key duties and responsibilities of the Auto Electrician will include;

  • Conduct modifications and repairs to existing vehicle networks and harness’
  • Read and recognise electronic components, circuitry and electrical vehicle diagrams
  • Creation of electrical circuits and harness’
  • Fault finding
  • Keeping up to date with all new JLR car systems
  • Designing and creating of electrical solutions
  • Soldering at an electronic component level (SMD Soldering desirable)
  • Use of micro-controllers and their relevant programming
  • Vehicle strip-downs

Please note: all candidates must be qualified to City & Guilds Level 2 in a relevant disciple and be able to provide proof in the form of certificates.


  • At minimum of City and Guilds or NVQ Level 2 in a relevant discipline
  • A full apprenticeship in a relevant discipline is desired
  • Previous experience within a Design environment
  • Experienced in testing and developing electrical prototypes
  • Willingness to learn new systems and skills
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Problem solving skills
  • Passionate on new and future technologies within electronics and automotive sectors
  • Ability to work well within a team and also on their own initiative.
  • Candidates should be self-motivated, well organised with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Knowledge and practical understanding of H&S, C.O.S.H and environmental procedures
  • Flexibility in working hours as per business needs.

WORKING HOURS: 37 hours per week

Day shift:
Monday to Thursday 7.30am -4pm, Friday 7.30am-12.30pm

Shifts: Rotating:

Monday-Thursday 6am-2.15pm, Friday 6am-12pm
Monday-Thursday 1.30pm-9.45pm, Friday 11.30am-5.30pm


DAYS: £22.27 per hour

SHIFTS: £25.99 per hour

OVERTIME: £25.61 - £28.82 per hour

SUN: £38.43 per hour