Job Title: Prototype, Warranty and Repair Technician – Grade B (Trained)
Line Manager: Prototype Team Leader
Location: Shoreham-by-Sea
Hours: 40 hours – Monday to Friday
Salary & Benefits: £14 per hour, Company Pension Scheme
Holiday Entitlement 25 Day + Bank Holidays


Cox Powertrain is a privately owned engineering company based in Shoreham by Sea. Cox have spent the past decade developing a ground-breaking new engine, supported by £90m of private investment, for marine industry which is disrupting the global marine market. Cox Powertrain have over 140 permanent employees, with strong connections with the automotive industry.




  • Understand and accurately follow standard operating procedures to the highest quality and safety requirements.
  • The unsupervised completion of prototype, warranty and repair activities for Engine, gearbox and associated mechanical assemblies.
  • Key measurement acquisition and testing conforming to engineering specifications, while reporting these outcomes.
  • Recording of project documentation and assembly/strip data during assignments as required.
  • Provide objective feedback to the Prototype, Warranty and Repair Team Leader with regards to design and process improvements.
  • Mechanical fault finding leading to repairs and maintained.
  • Maintaining throughput, safety, and quality standards across the shift.
  • To work safely and adhere to all regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance.
  • To complete build, rework, and repair activities in accordance with the delivery schedule or within the SLA timeframe.
  • To maintain a clean and safe working area at all times, both for yourself and the wider team.
  • To promptly notify the Prototype, Warranty and Repair Team Leader of any part or equipment defects.
  • To be consistently punctual and ready for the start of the shift.
  • Maintain a neat and orderly appearance in the workplace, employing the workwear and PPE provided.
  • To cover Production roles and duties as required.


    • Experience supersedes qualifications; however, relevant qualifications are favoured.
    • BTEC, City and Guilds Level 3 advanced or equivalent in an engineering or automotive persuasion.
    • 5+ years of experience in mechanical technician or engineering technician position.
    • Automotive or marine powertrain experience.
    • Must be energetic, driven and enthusiastic.
    • Ability to understand Engineering drawings and bills of materials.
    • Experience and understanding of best assembly practices.
    • Ability to commit to a flexible schedule.
    • Experience with a wide variety of hand tools, lift assists and production equipment.
    • Excellent reading, computer and communication skills required.
    • Strong attention to detail and an ability to complete work accurately and thoroughly.