03 Mar 2020

Wanted: Porsche Engine Builder

We’re hiring! Learn more about our latest opportunity for an experienced Porsche engine builder/tuner

We’re always looking for great people to join our team here in Wardington and currently have a position for a Porsche engine builder/tuner. Based in the engine room at our brand new, state of the art building, this is an enviable opportunity to work with great people for a highly regarded brand and become part of a talented team.

The position expands our engine building group to help meet the ever-increasing demand from clients of our road car service and motorsport workshops, along with bespoke Porsche builds and our Below Zero Ice Driving winter experience.

Tuthill Porsche Company Values

We value excellence and encourage our staff to enjoy themselves at work whilst working hard. We expect team members to pull together, but also encourage individuals to contribute fresh ideas and be open to change, maintaining strong personal development and helping the business to grow for the future. The engine builder/tuner position is best summarised as follows:

Job Purpose

  • To build new and rebuild Porsche competition and road engines and gearboxes
  • To carry out full strip-down, cleaning and inspection of all engine and gearbox components
  • Recognise and rectify all faults on engine and gearbox components
  • Carry out engine and gearbox assessments

Key responsibilities

  • To build/rebuild high-quality Porsche engines
  • To carry out the engine running diagnosis
  • To tune and sign off new engine builds
  • Option to travel on race/rally events worldwide to maintain and support
  • Maintain the workshop to the best presentation level
  • Ensure all plant and equipment is maintained correctly with any defects reported
  • Be familiar with and work to the company’s health and safety standards
  • Advise and report on any issues relating to health and safety
  • To comply with all company policies and procedures
  • Support other departments when required

Skills Required

  • Excellent engine build knowledge and technical skills
  • Very good understanding of carburettor tuning
  • Communicate effectively and resolve problems efficiently
  • Be flexible and possess a good sense of humour
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work unsupervised

Personal Qualities

  • Energetic, proactive, calm under pressure, highly personable, and mature personality
  • Ability to thrive in a tight and dedicated team
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Flexibility to work slightly longer hours if required

Experience Required

  • Past experience in building/rebuilding Porsche engines a substantial advantage
  • Rebuilding and tuning of carburettors an advantage
  • Relevant technical knowledge

Education and Qualifications

  • Full driving licence is essential

Salary: Depends on experience

Reports to: Senior Engine Technician

Member of: Engine & Gearbox Department

Key working relationships: Senior Engine & Gearbox Technician, General Manager, Rally Workshop Foreman, Service Workshop Manager

Hours of Work: 08:00 – 17:00

Location: Tuthill Porsche, Wardington, OX17 1RY

About Tuthill Porsche

Based in Oxfordshire, Tuthill Porsche is synonymous with the world’s most successful historic Porsche rally cars and the greatest names in rallying. As partners in the 2.0L Cup racing series, we are also famous for circuit racing and participate in race and rally events all over the world.

Our engineering department enjoys close links to some of the world’s most iconic classic car brands. Our workshops regularly take on complete restoration projects including bespoke road car builds. All aspects of classic Porsche rebuilds are carried out in-house: from engine and transmission builds to rust repair, metal fabrication, roll cage installation and full body and paint.

How to apply

Opportunities to join the Tuthill Porsche team of over thirty full-time employees do not arise often and always receive a significant response. To apply for this position, please submit your CV with a covering letter by email to recruitment@tuthillporsche.com.