Electrician / Technician

Electrician / Technician

Job Details

Date Posted: 2024-07-09 14:04:00 - End Date: 09-08-2024

Location: Silverstone, Silverstone, United Kingdom


Employment Type:

Company: Lola Cars

The Revival of a Legend: Lola Cars, one of the world’s iconic motorsport brands, and the most successful manufacturer of customer racing cars of all time. Since 1958, we have been building cars destined to win on the track. Lola Cars has cultivated a brand synonymous with engineering excellence, iconic design, and racing success. Under new ownership, Lola is committed to pushing innovation in engineering and as part of this commitment, Lola intends to release the IP back into the ecosystems and develop products that have far reaching impacts beyond motorsports. The Opportunity: A fabulous opportunity for a qualified Electrician or Technician to join the small yet growing, dedicated and talented team at Lola as we embark on the next phase of the adventure. The successful candidate will have experience in motorsport electronics and will be confident working with wiring diagrams, looms, and harnesses. Working with the Electrical Systems Engineer and other members of the Technical Team to deliver the vehicle electrical requirements in line with the project technical, timing and budget targets set. Role Responsibilities: Repair and modification of automotive looms Design and build of adaptor harnesses Offcar communication wiring and infrastructure Termination of sensors and actuators Capable of reading wiring diagrams and pinout Capable of building looms from pinouts Documentation of looms build, and sensors configured Fault finding of wiring looms Demonstrate soldering skills as required Calibrate sensors and actuators and perform tests on specific test benches Manages and carries out electrical component and system testing as required. Works across more than one project as required. Works with external suppliers to ensure technical, quality and budget requirements for components are met. Report to head of electronic Lifing of electronic components Pays attention to detail in all areas. Technical Skills required: Experience in motorsport electronics Familiar with high density motorsport and military connectors (Souriau, Deutsch, MIL-Spec, Raychem)• Knowledge of Motorsport electrical standards (System 25, IPC 620) and experience with high voltage of electric vehicles desirable but not essential Understanding of low and high voltage automotive electronics as applied in a racing environment. Knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Access, Outlook). Working knowledge of LV and HV wiring as applied in a racing environment. Preferred wiring harness design using 3D CAD design software. Understanding of sensor and actuator basics and their selection in a racing environment. Ability to transfer sensor and actuator setups between lab, test bench and race car. Preferred understanding of Li Ion battery technology. Preferred understanding of PMSM technology Fault identification and rectification in LV and HV systems Data analysis using one of the racing world standard packages (Atlas, Darab, Wintax) Electrical support of Systems Engineer for HiL and Dil operation. Ability to work at test benches and at track testing Proficient PC skills Personal Skills required: Fluent English both written and spoken Self-motivated and proactive in the working environment Ability to work both independently and as a team player. Complete tasks with minimal guidance and work under pressure to meet deadlines. Good communication within the team Confidence and knowledge to raise issues and develop solutions. Proud to play a part and contribute best of ability to the project Prepared to work as required to get the job finished within deadlines, not to work by the clock. Comfortable of operating in a dynamic working environment. Strong attention to and enjoys the detail. Methodical and measured in approach. Builds rapport with team members. Initiative, to find ways to achieve/deliver what is required. Qualifications & Experience required: A vocational qualification as an electrician or comparable qualification in the field of electronics Ideally more than 3 years’ experience in motorsport electronics An interest in and understanding of engineering/motorsport. The Successful Candidate might be: An existing electrician in a motorsport/ automotive company An electrical enthusiast who has acquired the appropriate experience, skills & knowledge. An experienced electrical engineer with the relevant skills and knowledge looking for a change in role. Role Location & Hours: The role is primarily based at the Silverstone, Lola Facility. If you are unable to commit to full-time hours but possess the relevant skills and interest in the role, please do still contact us. Interested in the role? Please submit your CV accompanied by a short cover note explaining why you are suitable for the role, salary expectations and availability to start. If you have any questions or would like to know any further details, please do make contact. Closing Date: 5th July 2024 We look forward to hearing from you. Candidate only interest please, no agencies.

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