About the role
Xtrac are seeking a Gearbox Technician to support the rapid growth of our business and strengthen our busy build shop department.
Reporting to the build shop manager, you will be responsible for building gearboxes, preparing components prior to assembly, rebuilding, repairing and servicing gearboxes and other transmission related products. The role will require the successful candidate to liaise with the production and design engineers to ensure the smooth build of the product as well as technical support to customers, either on site or in the field where necessary.
Our innovative transmissions are also being used in the next generation of ultra-high performance hybrid and EV hypercars and within the motorsport industry. The successful candidate will actively participate in in daily process meetings and provide production feedback to the team leader. Daily machine and equipment maintenance are also duties the candidate will undertake. Tasks will also include using the IT system to complete build documentation, using the ERP system- Epicor.
We are looking for an individual who has a mechanical assembly, engineering or garage background ideally having undertaken an apprenticeship or basic engineering training. Having knowledge of machinery including lathes, pillar drill, grinding etc. will be advantageous however, is not a must.
Candidates will have hands on experience and will have worked in a small team ideally in a pressured, unsupervised engineering environment. The role will require working with small parts and finishing guns, therefore candidates must have good manual dexterity and the ability to learn new skills as well as solve problems.
Here at Xtrac, we are the world’s leading manufacturer of Motorsport and High Performance Automotive Transmission Solutions. Our products are used internationally across the worlds most prestigious motorsport events so naturally, we have a passion for winning and continuously improving, whether that be our products, our people, or our business. Our short and long term vision is to transform into a world class high performance automotive supplier whilst retaining our position as a world leader in motorsport, so now is the time join our journey, make an impact and contribute to the success of our future.
What makes us who we are is our people, we share behaviours and values to ensure Xtrac remain world class. Our culture that delivers…
Accountability – own it and learn from it
Responsibility – we do what we say we will
Respectful – to everyone
Listen – to really hear someone and appreciate other views
Feedback – to give constructive feedback but to ask for it as well