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  • Location: Oxfordshire, England
  • Salary: £30,000 - £35,000/year per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Technical & Engineering
  • Contact: Jerry Hayman
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01865 264 050
  • Expiry Date: 15 August 2021

​A world-class vintage/classic vehicle restoration organisation are looking for an Automotive Engineer/Machinist

The role will focus on evaluating the requirement of each bespoke project and by using your engineering knowledge and techniques. You will recommend solutions across a diverse range of specialism and provide hands-on technical support in order to meet customer needs as well as delivering the highest level of quality.


• Identify problems and cause of failure, recommend solutions and agree the scope of work with the customer.

• Carry out restoration, reclamation or reconditioning tasks as required.

• Manufacture using specialist information available and use reverse engineering methods to produce parts that are no longer available.

• Use a range of machinery to carry out the required repairs, restoration to specification including turning, milling, boring and grinding.

• Build the required part or component to the required standard ensuring fits, clearances and modification standards are accurate.

• Test and verify automotive parts and components using various tools and precision measuring equipment such as gauges, micrometres, setting gauges, callipers etc.

• Provide technical/engineering support to internal departments and customers and assist with managing customer relationships.

• Identify deviations from or additions to the scope of work and ensure that customer approval is obtained before work commences.


• Engineering experience, within automotive, ideally working on classic and vintage engines.

• Good manual/conventional machining skills.

• Engineering and re-manufacturing experience including reverse engineering and pressure testing.

• A good understanding on internal combustion engines and traditional associated skills is required.

• Commercial awareness and good understanding of cost estimate/invoice process.

• Attention, to detail, basic IT Office skills, good verbal and written communications are also needed.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a prestigious automotive establishment . To be considered for this fantastic opportunity please send across an updated CV or call Jerry Hayman on 01865 264 050