Proving Ground Track Controller

Nuneaton - MIRA Technology Park

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£23,500 + shift allowance
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Nuneaton - MIRA Technology Park

The Proving Ground operates seven days per week with 24 hr operation during weekdays. We are looking for an individual to work as a member of the Track Control team who are responsible for ensuring safe operation of our test circuits and associated facilities. Working on a shift basis, the role is varied and requires those in Track Control to make decisions regarding operation of the facilities as situations change throughout the day. 

Good communication and customer facing skills are required when dealing with customers from both the UK and overseas, ensuring their requirements are accommodated in a professional manner.

Being part of our Emergency response team and following a period of training, the candidate would be required to attend any incidents or emergencies that may occur during testing. 

Reviewing customer risk assessments to ensure they are fit for purpose & monitoring their activities whilst on site 

  • Shift working - Allowances available vary based on shift - Early shift 22.66% or Night Shift 37.5%
  • Mixture of office based and outdoor working 

Essential Experience 

  • Experience of working within a busy vehicle test or similar environment. 
  • Previous experience in a customer facing role where effective communications are key. Also communicating with other members of a larger team to ensure that the customer enjoys consistent levels of service 

Desirable experience  

  • Experience of working with EV's and Hybrid vehicles would be an advantage 
  • Some mechanical knowledge would also be advantageous 
  • Recent experience and knowledge of Health & Safety procedures/policies, required for safe operation
  • Engineering or similar industry
  • Good IT based skills
  • Good communication skills 
  • Able to work as part of a focused delivery team
  • First Aid at work qualification
  • A technical understanding of vehicle systems 
  • Clean Driving Licence 
  • First Aid Trained 
  • GCSE or BTEC equivalent in Maths & English
  • Any Health and Safety qualifications would be an advantage 
Other information

HORIBA MIRA has 75 years of heritage in developing some of the world’s most iconic vehicles, our engineers utilise the latest test facilities and simulation tools to make vehicles and journeys safer, cleaner, more efficient and rewarding.

At HORBA MIRA we have a wide range of benefits including:-

  • 27 days holiday + statutory days (with the option to participate in a holiday buy/sell scheme)
  • A generous contributory pension plan
  • A company performance related bonus scheme
  • A fantastic Employee Assistance Programme which offers a range of wellbeing services to staff.
  • Reimbursement of fees for corporate memberships for relevant Chartered/professional institution
  • A range of tax efficient salary sacrifice options including a cycle to work scheme.

Right to work: - HORIBA MIRA actively promotes diversity and inclusion across our organisation, however this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the current Home Office Shortage Occupation list.