Entry-level Build Technician (Grade A) – No Experience Needed

Deadline: 4th December 2022



Job Title: Entry-level Build Technician – Grade A
Line Manager: Production Team Leader
Location: Shoreham-by-Sea
Standard Working Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday inclusive
Salary Range: Grade A: £11.00 per hour + 10% anti-social shift premium
Holiday: 25 days per annum
Benefits: Company Pension Scheme, EAP (employee assistance programme), Free Beverages, Work Uniform, Discounted Gym Membership, Discounted Eye-wear and Free Eye Test, Ride to Work Scheme, Electric Car Charging, Free Parking On-site.

Interested in starting your career in engineering but don’t have any experience? Join our Production team at Cox Powertrain.

We’re looking for candidates who have a passion for engineering and are keen to kick-start their career in the industry.

Due to a ramp-up in production of the market-revolutionising diesel outboard, we currently have a number of Entry-level Build Technician (Grade A) positions available in our production department to work on our state-of-the-art production line.

Over the last 13 years, Cox Powertrain have been on a mission to deliver a revolutionary new concept in ultra-lightweight diesel engines with their market revolutionising CXO300. Since 2007, Cox has successfully raised over £120 million of private investment, to bring the outboard from a dream to a reality. Having begun production in May 2020, the CXO300 is becoming hugely popular in the market and demand is on the rise.

As an Entry-level (Grade A) Build Technician, you will get the chance to learn valuable skills from experienced Build Technicians, experience working for a global OEM and be given the opportunity to grow your career with Cox.



  • Understand and accurately follow standard operating procedures.
  • The completion of build operations to the required quality standard.
  • The completion of build operations within takt time.
  • The completion of build operations, maintaining throughput, safety and quality standards across the shift.
  • Diligently work towards being trained and competent, such that you obtain a complete knowledge of the product and build process.
  • The daily completion of TPM and 5S activities.
  • To work safely and adhere to all regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance.
  • To always maintain a clean and safe working area, both for yourself and the wider team.
  • Maintain a neat and orderly appearance in the workplace using the work wear provided.
  • To be consistently punctual and ready for the start of the shift.
  • To promptly notify the Production Team Leader of any part or equipment defects.
  • To rotate through multiple workstations and areas, flexibly and on request.
  • Support continuous improvement and problem resolution activities if required.



  • GCSEs/A-levels or equivalents.
  • Experience in general assembly work a plus but not necessary.
  • Automotive or marine powertrain experience a plus but not necessary.
  • Must be energetic, driven and enthusiastic.
  • Ability to understand Engineering drawings and bills of materials a plus but not necessary.
  • Ability to commit to a flexible schedule.
  • Experience with power and hand tools a plus but not necessary.
  • Basic maths, reading, computer and communication skills required.
  • Strong attention to detail and an ability to complete work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Strong ability to operate as part of a team.

Why Cox Powertrain?

With a global reach of over 100 territories, you will be joining a business that puts innovation at the forefront of everything we do and aim to be leaders in our field. To achieve this, we are always on the lookout for new talent to join our team.
Join the team and be a part of revolutionising the marine industry.

If you’re interested, please send a copy of your CV to recruitment@coxpowertrain.com. Alternatively, please provide us with 200-500 words explaining what interests you about this role and why you’d like to become a Junior Build Technician. If you are successful, a member of our recruitment team will be in touch to invite you to an informal interview with Senior members of our Production team.