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Renault F1 Team have an excellent opportunity to join our R&D team as a Lead Production Technician.

R&D Lead Production Technician - The Role

The successful applicant will primarily lead the undertaking of laboratory-based tests, using R&D rigs / apparatus, to ensure a variety of car components are safe to be used on the race and show cars. Additionally, the Lead R&D Production Technician will aid R&D in undertaking laboratory tests, undertaking some of these tests unaided.
As part of this position, you will be required to liaise with Production Control, Assembly Production Manager, Race Team Spares Support and Show Car Spares Support to schedule and oversee the testing of the components to meet specified requirements. Setting up mechanical and electrical equipment for lab-based sign off tests and communicating any set up issues to the R&D Laboratory Manager.

R&D Lead Production Technician - The Person

Applicants will have an advanced knowledge of mechanical and electrical practices used in industrial laboratories, an understanding of R&D testing equipment and methodologies used for testing components and possess an understanding of Acoustic Emission Equipment and the use of it in analysis of car components.
Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential for this role. Candidates should be highly self-motivated and possess the ability to remain focused and calm when working to tight deadlines under minimal supervision. Flexibility to working hours during tests and a positive, results driven mentality are also required.

Our offer to you

Along with a competitive salary, we offer a range of excellent benefits including car schemes, pension, free onsite gym, subsidised canteen and many others.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

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