Assembly Technician

Reporting to: Assembly Manager

Objective: Work to OTD targets building brake and clutch components for Performance OEM and motorsport customers.

This role will be based in our Assembly department, working with a team who are responsible for building motorsport and performance OEM brake components. The role requires the candidate to build components manually, working at a consistent work rate, ensuring that components are built to spec with no quality defects and in a timely manner.

Key competencies

  • Previous Assembly skills, preferably gained from working in a motorsport environment
  • Able to understand how braking systems work
  • Must be able to read English manufacturing specs
  • Can use hand assembly tools (torque wrenches etc) and use measuring equipment
  • Ideally, the candidate would have experience working with a production engineering team, assisting in creating build specifications.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a similar environment.
  • Good understanding of engineering materials.
  • Gained a craft apprenticeship or a mechanical NVQ
  • Good knowledge of fundamental engineering principles.

The candidate

  • Will be a team player, who is self-motivated and who can work independently.
  • Flexible, shares knowledge with the Team and other departments.
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Practical and a “hands-on” Technician who is able to build and strip components.


Monday to Thursday: 08.00 – 17.00

Friday: 08.00 – 13.00

Work overtime when required, weekend working etc.

Assembly Technician

Rewards and Benefits

Competitive Salary
25 Days Annual Leave Plus Bank Holidays
Pension Contribution
Life Insurance
Eye Care Assistance
Cycle to Work Scheme
Company Events
Wellbeing Incentives
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
Online GP Service
Employee Assistance Package
Christmas Gifts

Our values

The Alcon spirit is tantamount to believing in the Group’s five founding values – teamwork, performance, quality, communication and innovation – which we have honed throughout our history and tailored to our specific areas of expertise. Our people bring these values to life wherever they come from and whatever business line they work in.

Our people

We’re committed to creating a working environment where our people are able to be at their best. We believe that everyone within our team should have the chance to grow – academically, professionally and socially. Our relationship with our employees is built upon shared values of respect, trust and dialogue.