Job title

Build Technician – Grade B (Trained Level)

Reporting to

Production Team Leader



Standard Working Hours

39 hours – Mon to Friday. Initial day shift, moving to multiple shifts.

Holiday Entitlement

25 days + bank holidays

Salary and Benefits

£11 per hour, +10% anti-social shift rate, Company Pension Scheme


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Understand and accurately follow standard operating procedures.
  • The completion of build operations to the required quality standard.
  • The completion of build operations comfortably within takt time.
  • The unsupervised completion of build operations, maintaining throughput, safety and quality standards across the shift.
  • Fully trained and competent with a complete knowledge of the product and build process.
  • The daily completion of TPM and 5S activities.
  • To work safely and adhere to all regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance.
  • To maintain a clean and safe working area at all times, both for yourself and the wider team.
  • Maintain a neat and orderly appearance in the workplace using the workwear provided.
  • To be consistently punctual and ready for the start of the shift.
  • To promptly notify the Production Team Leader of any part or equipment defects.
  • To rotate through multiple workstations and areas, flexibly and on request.
  • Support continuous improvement and problem resolution activities if required.


Skills and Experience

  • GCSEs/A-levels or equivalents.
  • 3+ years of experience in general assembly work.
  • Automotive or marine powertrain experience a plus.
  • Must be energetic, driven and enthusiastic.
  • Ability to understand Engineering drawings and bills of materials.
  • Ability to commit to a flexible schedule.
  • Experience with a wide variety of hand tools, lift assists and production equipment.
  • Basic math, reading, computer and communication skills required.
  • Strong attention to detail and an ability to complete work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Lean six sigma yellow belt a plus but not essential.


About Cox Powertrain

Cox Powertrain is a privately owned, well-funded company.  It has taken a clean sheet of paper approach through its five year development programme to deliver diesel engine designs that combine best engineering practice with patented technologies to unlock new levels of performance and packaging.