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  • Location: Lowestoft
  • Salary: £30k - 32k per year + benefits per annum
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Transport & Future Mobility
  • Function: Engineering
  • Contact: Gemma Skidmore
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446121
  • Duration: 12 mth rolling contract
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 24 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 61773


Lowestoft, Suffolk

12 month rolling contract

2 shift system (6am to 2pm & 1.30pm to 9.30pm) rotational

Powertrain, Marine, Engines.

Want to work for a forward-thinking organisation that design, develop and build powertrain systems within the maritime industry, driving engineering excellence across their range of products?

The Technician will be involved in all types of maintenance and repair work which will be required during the Validation Testing of a Diesel Outboard Drive System.

What’s in it for you:

  • The opportunity to work in an R&D environment.
  • Joining a team to develop on a new innovative product to the market.
  • Varied work and responsibilities.
  • Attractive salary and benefits.

Responsibilities of the Technician:

• The fitment and removal of Engines, gearboxes, and complete drive units to

test boats and test rigs as required.

• To receive engines and gearbox from dyno, boat or testing. Dismantle,

inspect, identify, and record faults found using the correct method/systems.

• The regular inspection of test units and the recording/reporting of any issues


• Rig assembly and testing of components as required.

• To assist Test Engineers with the commissioning of Installations prior to the

boat being released for testing.

• To ensure that all relevant faults are recorded and reported to engineering.

• To assist with boat testing as required.

What we’re looking in this role:

• Apprenticeship in Marine or Automotive Engineering or equivalent relevant experience.

•  Significant hands-on experience assembling gearboxes, engines, or similar complex mechanical assemblies.

• Must demonstrate a Continuous Improvement mindset that can be applied to

the Product, Working Practices and Facility.

• Ideally previous experience has also worked in a Small, Medium Enterprise

(SME) and is able to demonstrate the ability to ‘roll their sleeves up’ and

personally get things done as part of a small team.

• Must be able to work flexible hours and overtime as required inc travel to other sites.

• Should be proficient with Microsoft PC software packages. (Word-Excel)

• Clean driving license.

• Previous experience of using Lathes, grinders, drills etc would be an


• Powerboat level 2 would be an advantage although training will be given.

If you are an experienced Technician with powertrain experience and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Gemma Skidmore at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446121 or email

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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.