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Model Maker

Model Maker

Hernshead Recruitment

Model Maker


KW Special Projects is a high-performance design and engineering solution provider based in Bicester at the heart of the Silverstone Technology Cluster. KWSP uses the speed and agility of the motorsport industry upon which it was founded to provide cutting-edge, on-demand design and engineering services.


By transferring knowledge and technology from one sector to another they develop novel solutions to their clients’ challenges which have led to them working on projects from Additively Manufactured Batteries through to equipment for Professional Sports Teams.


However, they are still most well known for their expertise within the Automotive & Motorsport world and to this day continue to leverage their motorsport DNA to deliver complete engineering solutions for high-performance and niche vehicles.


Due to the size and scope of the project they are looking for a number of Model Makers/Build Technicians to join the business to work on this and upcoming future positions.


As a successful candidate, you will be responsible for:


  • Exquisite attention to detail in the high performance engineering sector
  • Proven and skilled use of interpreting technical drawings and build procedures as appropriate
  • Proven high level of mechanical assembly competence
  • Preparing and completing niche vehicle builds to the highest standard – sub assembly and composite fitting knowledge
  • Specifically inboard / outboard suspension, chassis systems, composite body assy
  • Liaison with engineering team to ensure vehicles are built to exacting specifications
  • Working with production and planning to ensure schedules are always maintained
  • Liaison with SQE to ensure issues are documented and resolved efficiently
  • Recording detailed data via ERP and build documentation


You will have the chance to be involved in a diverse and interesting projects


Person Specification: Core competencies and experience.


The successful applicant will be;


  • Experienced in a similar environment
  • A team player
  • A multi-tasker
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of composite and mechanical assembly
  • Have good communication skills
  • Have the ability to prioritise / understanding of the need to prioritise


Opportunities for Career Development


KWSP is a small but growing business. For someone with the right “can do” attitude and initiative there may be future opportunities within the business.

KWSP is an equal opportunities employer

Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Permanent



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Automotive - Manufacturing
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