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Salary: £19.00 - 23.08 per hour

Location: Coventry, West Midlands

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 04 May 2024

Reference: 6521 - RC

Join the Future of Automotive Innovation! Experienced Prototype Build Technician Wanted!

Are you passionate about pioneering the future of the automotive industry? Do you have a knack for assembling cutting-edge Electric Vehicles (EVs)? If you are an experience Prototype Build Technician, we have an exciting opportunity for you based in Coventry on a 6-month contract basis.

Why Join:

Innovative Culture: Be part of a team that thrives on innovation and embraces the challenge of developing models that set the standard for excellence.

Cutting-Edge Facilities: Work in a state-of-the-art facility that provides the perfect environment for your skills to shine in the early-stage prototype process.

Global Impact: Contribute to the worldwide automotive market by playing a crucial role in building the vehicles of the future.

Initial 6-month contract with scope for long-term opportunity: Join an established team of contractors and permanent employees working as a team to push the boundaries of excellence throughout 2024.

Position Overview: Prototype Build Technician

As a Prototype Build Technician with an Electric Vehicle (EV) bias, you will play a pivotal role in the whole vehicle build process. Your responsibilities will include component assembly, sub-assembly, and the creation of entire vehicles from the ground up within a bay-build environment. Using your Mechanical, Electrical, and Trim skills, you'll contribute to the development of future automotive models.

Key Responsibilities as a Prototype Build Technician:

  • Whole vehicle preparation, assembly, and build, with a primary focus on Mechanical build, Trim and Final Assembly.
  • Mechanical and Electrical assembly tasks, including building components and sub-assemblies from scratch.
  • Creating and assembling entire vehicles within a bay-build discipline, covering Mechanical, Electrical, and Trim aspects.
  • Fitting part/full interior Trim packages with precision and attention to detail.
  • Utilising your extensive knowledge of EVs and Hybrid vehicles to contribute to the prototype process.
  • Reading and interpreting engineer drawings to ensure accurate assembly.
  • Diagnosing and supporting the logging of build issues, contributing to engineering improvements.

Working Hours:

Day Shift: Monday – Thursday: 8.00am – 16.45pm, Friday 8.00am – 2.30pm (39 hours per week)


Contract type: Inside IR35 – Initial 6-month contract.

PAY: £23.08 – uplifted pay rate to be paid via Umbrella PAYE

Please Note: The pay rate stated above has been uplifted to include, hourly pay rate, holiday pay and Apex Recruitment’s contribution to the payroll administrator’s fee.

If you are ready to be at the forefront of automotive innovation and play a key role in shaping the future of sustainable vehicles, apply now to join a dynamic and progressive team as a Prototype Build Technician! Should you be successfully shortlisted, a member of the Apex Recruitment Team will contact you to discuss further. All applications are treated with the strictest confidence.