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Development Technician or Engine Builder

  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Salary: £35k - 40k per year per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Powertrain
  • Contact: Chris Mead
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384446128
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Start Date: July 2022
  • Expiry Date: 25 July 2022
  • Job Ref: 61750

Job Title: Product Development Technician or Engine Builder

This is a exciting opportunity for someone who has experience of engine building or engine test and knowledge of chassis construction – especially if you are a motorcycle fan!

You will get the chance to use your skills & knowledge to develop prototype motorcycles for a prestige brand with a long heritage by working with the test team and designers both in the UK and occasionally abroad.

In return the Leicestershire based office of this company will offer you a salary of circa £35,000 + benefits.

Responsibilities of the Product Development Technician will be:

  • To carry out first time builds of prototype engines and chassis.
  • Prepare motorcycles for evaluation and testing.
  • Attend testing both in the UK and abroad.
  • Accurately document the engine build process.

You will be someone with:

  • A proven technical background in engine build.
  • Experience in maintenance & evaluation of vehicles.
  • A good communicator, able to articulate explanations of evaluations & findings made during the test process.
  • Be able to make good judgments based on your extensive knowledge of engine design.
  • GCSE Maths & English
  • Proven experience of working on the preparation and maintenance of motorcycles in a production based workshop environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of motorcycle engine & chassis construction.
  • Ability to use diagnostic scan tools and traditional measurement equipment such as oscilloscopes, multimeters etc.
  • Experience with data acquisition equipment and sensors would be an advantage.
  • A valid motorcycle license.

For further information on the Product Development Technician position please contact Chris Mead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment

by email at or by telephone on: 01384 446128.


Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.